Tag Archives: challenges

Training the Stuck Mind

Stuck in time We talk forever of round in circles, Everything spirals, There is no control, Just fantasy, We don’t even govern the speed, Or direction, This ‘life’ of ours flows on, In chaos, We talk of forever, We talk … Continue reading

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New Year, Old Challenges

Trying to rekindle an abandoned fire They tell me to write about a colour, Make it red, Express your feelings, Fill in the blanks, Create, That is the task, To use colour to create, But we’re not painting, Not sweeping … Continue reading

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Reflections on samsara and impermanence

I’ve written quite a bit these last couple of months. There is something about sadness which makes me reach for the pen. Not all of it has been about grief and self-absorption, I’ve been away on a meditation retreat and … Continue reading

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Taking Refuge After Tragedy (Part 3)

I’ve spent a lot of time trying to meditate on self-cherishing, impermanence and samsara (the life cycle) these last few weeks and I have really found refuge in the Dharma. This week’s pieces consist of a few short poems and … Continue reading

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Taking Refuge After Tragedy (Part 2)

I’ve spent a lot of time trying to meditate on self-cherishing, impermanence and samsara (the life cycle) these last few weeks and I have really found refuge in the Dharma. This week’s pieces consist of a few short poems and … Continue reading

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