Archive for May 15th, 2012

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Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget your perfect offering.
There is a crack in everything,
That’s how the light gets in.
~Leonard Cohen

There are two places in life that I wager we all have visited once or twice. The first I shall call the grief wave and the other the deep. They juxtapose and don’t. They reflect one another, and don’t. They exist, and don’t … … …

The grief wave is the churning, overcoming experience that follows loss. Loss of love, loss of self, loss of another in one’s life.

Just loss.

For me the genesis of the grief wave is in my upper belly beneath my diaphragm, cupped by the heart shaped part of my ribs. It burns there, and when it is lies dormant, it is the fuel that ignites my passions and my ability. When it is triggered – it drowns me…

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“I suggest you start by sitting for twenty minutes of meditation three times the first week  — but if you’d rather start with a shorter time and gradually lengthen it, that’s fine.  Decide before each session how long it’s going to be.  (Set an alarm if you’re worried about knowing when the time is up.) … You’ll add one more day of meditation in week two, another in week three, and two in week for, so that by the end of the month, you’ll have established a daily practice…

~~ Sharon Salzberg, Happiness

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