there might be ways and methods to regain a childlike seeing of the world, but gazing into the depths of innocence, providing courage and sincerity overtake dominion of one's mind, even for only a second ... clean perception is restored. whatever learned suddenly makes no sense at all, when courage and sincere desire overtake you. … Continue reading clean perception restored ~ when courage and sincere desire
All knowledge is built upon one foundation: perception. "in the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few." Shunryu Suzuki - Zen Mind, Begginer's Mind When natural neutral perception is distorted in any way, interfered with, suggested, imposed, imprinted, conditioned, ultimately learned, it leads to aberrant knowledge and destructive action. … Continue reading Japanese Essentials: SHOSHIN 初心 ~ beginner’s mind
I'd love to play with you but this game is too old and too corrupt like an endlessly rigged blackjack the house always wins. Outside this maze there lies a field and a sea ... I know, you cannot see! You have no choice But to trust in me. Stop! Don't pour white paint over … Continue reading the thousandth black swan ~ a poem of hope
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Mind creates monstrous things. Mind creates wonderful things. When Mind stops, both monstrous and wonderful things are gone. What remains is Truth, Beauty, Love, Reality. ©️A. Garden, January, 2020
These are thoughts. Thoughts are irrelevant. These are the building blocks of stories mind tells itself about itself. There is place for everything in Awareness, even for stories. But truth only is beautiful and real and stable. A thought, an idea about truth is just another thought. A thoughts about truth is not truth, is … Continue reading It is possible