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Be with the one you're with

Be with the one you’re with

Sitting meditation is practice for living meditatively. When I train my mind to concentrate — gently focusing on the breath, recognizing when I drift off, and inviting my attention to come back — while sitting in silence, I’m developing the Read More

Bread/Breath by Roberto Terracciano

Video Breath: Sit, Write & Repeat

Started the day off with a morning sit. Cold Catskills wailing outside the caretakers cottage as snow flurries add a fresh layer of pristine crunch to the landscape. Thoughts were racing, as they are wont to do when I first Read More

Local & Global

Good Morning Sitters!  Today I continued working on Concentration.  I just read Alexandra’s post for the IDProject from Thailand.  And I loved her mention of the one thing at a time reminder.  That is helpful. Day 3 I decided to concentrate Read More

Bruce Jenner Photo Shopped Cover Pic by Mike Mozart

Trolling Bruce Jenner: Transferable Skills

One of the things Sharon mentions in her teachings & writings is that the skills learned in meditation practice are transferable. I didn’t understand what she meant till I started meditating daily & encountering people’s reactions to Bruce Jenner’s announcement Read More

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Interest & Attention

I began this morning’s session working on the week’s theme:  Concentration. And I thought to concentrate on something “outside” of myself. I sat facing my little meditation table stacked with an eclectic assortment of incense holders, rocks, malas, and statuettes. And Read More

David Gabriel Fischer

Read, Sit & Write: Racing Concentration

Sitting. Meditating. Breathing. Watching the mobile device. Sitting. Sitting. Watching the breath. Sitting. Watching my Concentration. Breathing. Making lists in my head of blog titles. Sitting. Waiting for timer. Breathing. Sitting. Itching. Listening. Breathing some more, now write. Why do Read More