There will be challenges
5/14/2022 although my sitting was 'good' today
KK Con/Jur/d, 5/14/2022 Never occurs to us people pay attention to our ticks, language they notice our dead words, it takes me by surprise when she asks me why this new sign off ‘KK’ As if we're too lazy to say OK, Okay and the repetition seems lazy, dismissive, and annoyed -- We don't have a good answer -- except between ears -- the voice is more nasal than our own and it's not even a voice, rather the sound of maracas, accompanying the deep endless tone, the one we drum our entire lives around the great rhythms of birth-death in-between we know you’re correct Thinking this is another disposable habit, from nowhere to here, in need of replacement something closer, richer, truer more alive we can both hear.
The easiest way to get into the meditative state
Is to begin by listening
Don't try to identify the sounds of the area
Simply allow them to play with your eardrums
And let them go
This is why Dave Cowan’s “Shuffle Synchronicities” is a brilliant exercise
Full disclosure, I may have a guest post appearing soon. Highly recommend subscribing — a good exercise for the gate(less)ists.