The Truth can only be Whole. The Truth can only be Nothing But the Truth. If not Whole, if tainted with ... something non-true it immediately ceases being the Truth. It becomes something. Something un-true. I acknowledge I don't know the whole truth. Also, I don't know anyone who knows it all. Hence, what we … Continue reading Be That!
There is a place within where peace reigns. It is possible to choose to live there. ©️A. Garden, February 2020
"Captain Theo steps aboard his ship. It is a glorious day. The sky is a brilliant gem. The ocean, a sparkling jewel. All villagers of Sunnysea came to cheer him. Their voices lift Captain's spirit even higher. Ladies hankerchiefs flutter like baby doves training for flight. It's been a long journey to this moment. It … Continue reading “until the wave poured her inside me, right in here, in the bottle that I was” ~ fragment from work in progress
... then having it described in words? What I see now in mind's eye are thoughts. What I see now in mind's eye are thoughts of fear. What I see now in mind's eye are thoughts of attack, which is fear. What I see now in mind's eye are thoughts of defenses, which is fear. … Continue reading wouldn’t you rather see for yourself ~ a perception clearing exercise
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
Where should one start? Start right here, where you are. No point in going to a another place. The difference is irrelevant. Start right now. There is no other time. Start with that which is closest, most reliable. Your breath. Acknowledge the space inside which breath fills. Feel the warm emptiness which still remains. Somewhere, … Continue reading a meditation