Zen Girl

Centering into the journey.

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Zen Mornings 11/27/11

Yesterday I learned that reality lies before us and in us, here and now and then and in the future.  Truth is simple, inescapable, and in no way separate from ourselves, and we can feel it to be good or bad or joyful or evil but it is none of these things, it is inherently empty, nothingness, space, and energy.  To feel one way or the other about it is an illusion, it is an illusion to create that which clings to these feelings.  Truth is simply all of these things, it is everything that ever was, is, and will ever be. The moment you focus on a thought about an experience, you are stopping yourself, you are no longer as the dream but blindly passing through it, attempting to control it without understanding, as something separate.

Yesterday I learned that as the wind travels through the tall pines and rolling plains of Julian California, it create beautiful layers of rolling sound as it rides swiftly through down around and over.  It  shakes the trees, stretching them, deep creaks of relief sing with the soothing whistle; natures wind chimes.

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A choice.

This is absolutely a choice.  It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be hard.  It can rip your life apart, but you have to make the conscious decision on how far you want to go.  How far down the rabbit hole do you want to fall?  There is no end to the falling, and you can stop anytime.  Read more…

A bit of freewriting to get my brain flowing.

Free writing because I have nothing to write about.  I’m struggling with this new world.  I see the beauty that can be, I see that the universe can carry me along perfectly and effortlessly if I do not struggle with what is, but I am having a hard time allowing it.  It’s so hard to give up control.  We think we are born with the right to control our own lives, and the environment around us.  Read more…

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