Sunday, January 13, 2013

ground adventure

dewy cabbage

It was a good week on the ground, with lots of opportunities for practice. It's easy for me to get sucked into mental spin, but I'm so grateful for all the teachings that are available in these modern days, especially this lovely book by Pema I finished this week: Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change. So when I get caught in obsessive thinking, I've been stopping, feeling my feet on the ground (this always feels great), following my breath being breathed, and thinking "Stay, stay." When I'm back in the present moment, life is always manageable and I just do the next thing. There's so much to enjoy and love in the world around me, once I'm out of my head, which likes to suck me into this:

danger hole