Zen Quotes for October

Since moving to the country a year and a half ago, I’ve been engaged and busy with so many exciting new things that I put teaching my meditation classes and workshops on the shelf as I adjusted to my new lifestyle. On Monday this week I led my first meditation workshop up here in Hudson. [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:00+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Quotes|0 Comments

Just Sitting

Although we may find ourselves sitting down through much of the day, how many of us ever make a conscious decision just to sit? Usually, when we’re sitting, we are also driving or eating or working or watching a movie or relaxing. Sitting is usually about something other than just sitting. And if we’ve ever [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:07+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Expect Nothing|1 Comment

The Practice of Being Still

We can be moving at a furious pace even when we’re not in motion. This activity is usually our mind working overtime, which can cause stress, distress, anxiety, and health problems. The solution then is simple: Slow down the movement of our mind. But when our mind continues to move, even after our body is [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:08+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Expect Nothing|0 Comments