“until the wave poured her inside me, right in here, in the bottle that I was” ~ fragment from work in progress

"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

wouldn’t you rather see for yourself ~ a perception clearing exercise

... 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

Japanese Essentials: SHOSHIN 初心 ~ beginner’s mind

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