“So, I just sat there for hours and hours—waiting. Nothing ever happened; the train never came.” Her arms were wrapped from shoulder to wrist. We sat there in the common area displaying our war-wounds; battle-scars accumulated in the struggle against ourselves. “I found out later that those tracks had been abandoned for years.” Like any […]
Liminosity is another word for anicca.
Do we have to cultivate enlightenment?
Description of Freeform Zen
It’s interesting, crawling out of bed and slowly… slowly growing, animate with each swig of black dark roast. The bitter flavor and caffeine chasing away the subtle derangements of the, “Wtf is happening?” mind. Everything dry with winter; the sandman’s lingering dandruff jihading these eyeballs. Stepping outside to get the mail, feeling nose hairs freeze. […]
The noteworthy problem that kick starts all of our other problems isn’t all that problematic in the long run. It’s a simple mistake made by all sentient beings to some extent. The issue is that we base our identities in unstable hands—namely our own. It starts with perception, when the mind perceives the figure (Gestalts, […]
It’s important to see that there is more than one truth, and that these truths can be contradictory. No there isn’t, and no they can’t.
We were in the break room. They were on break, I was already done with mine, but I was in an insubordinate mood. Her brother offered me some Jolly Ranchers. We were discussing the merits of various flavors when he said, “You can give it back if you don’t like it, you won’t hurt my […]
A new meditation exercise.
Re-imagining of the Vimalakirti Sutra