Missed a day of meditation yesterday for no particular reason. Something Sharon said about that moment of beginning again and the possibility that this is a moment to relish. Metaphorically, I wander repeatedly throughout my days, throughout my week, my Read More
Author Archive | Betsy Wharton
everything I do it seems this year is in service of the classroom. that gloomy room where I meet my teenagers. those human sojourners who find themselves in a classroom with me for no reason of their own. To learn Read More
missing my metta phrases: may I be happy, may I be safe, may I be free from suffering and may you be happy, safe and free from suffering.
today’s instruction to connect the breathe to one word. Be Here, shortened to Be turned out to be energizing reminder to fully inhabit, embrace, engage, be in this moment of life. thank you for this month of refocusing.
it’s quiet in our house and the only sound I heard during my 20 minute meditation was the crackling noise of the woodstove downstairs. As I noticed the sound, I felt my posture leaning in, tilting forward and down towards Read More
sitting and listening to Sharon’s instructions. one Breath, then a mind journey distracted by the residual work of the day. first day of the month, last day of the work week. then some tears suddenly rolling down my face and Read More