To Know

Pondering Ground of Being In today’s “pondering” of the practice, Steve and Jake discuss (with lots of laughter) the challenge and the magic of being fully present. Thich That Hanh’s affirmation, “I breathe, and I know that I am breathing,” factors heavily into the conversation. That is paired with a beautiful excerpt from Chögyam Trungpa’s, … More To Know

You, The Vessel

Ground of Being – Day 1 We have repeated several phrases throughout this round of the Practice of Living Awareness: “Energy follows thought.” “Your thoughts create your reality.” “You are a not a human being having a spiritual experience, you are a spiritual being having a human experience.” All of these support the concept, or … More You, The Vessel

Our Playground

Ground of Being Meditation – Day 3 In accounts from astronauts describing their experience of seeing the Earth from a distance, floating in infinite space, they recall a keen sense of awe, wonder, and blissful curiosity. Many say that they saw the Earth is a living organism of which they are a part. This clearing reveals … More Our Playground

As Above, So Below

Step #11, Ground of Being – Day 1  This particular tool within the Practice of Living Awareness explores the ground upon which our “being” sits. It explores the various bodies (physical, emotional, mental, spiritual) through which consciousness expresses and awareness arises. After all, your luminous perception must have a place to preside; and it does… … More As Above, So Below

Interconnectedness

Ground of Being Meditation – Day 2   “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.”   — Martin Luther King, Jr. Perhaps you’ve chosen to meditate to get closer to the truth of things… … More Interconnectedness

Your Body, Your Ground

Ground of Being Meditation – Day 1  Human being. Being human. Being still. Still being. Being grounded. Grounded being. Yes, meditation accentuates all of these states of being. Working directly with the mind for the last two weeks may have generated a bit of reverence for the incredible vessel, your body, which made those experiences possible. This … More Your Body, Your Ground