The Focused Mind

The Buddha offered a prescription to ease suffering called “The Eightfold Path,” which presents practices that move a person toward a life with more happiness and contentment. These eight considerations are divided into three groupings: ethical conduct (right speech, right action, and right livelihood), mental discipline (right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration), and wisdom … More The Focused Mind

Above the Clouds

Mind Meditation – Day 3   There are levels of density to everything in our world… seen and unseen. Ice is more dense than water. Water is more dense than steam. The density of a substance is the relationship between the mass of the substance and how much space it takes up, or simply put, … More Above the Clouds

Tracks of the Mind

Mind Meditation – Day 2 Let’s consider the word concentration. In meditation, we think of this word as meaning exclusive attention to one object… the way we hold our attention steady on the breath or on a flame during a candle meditation. But what if we consider the aspect of concentration that means densely packed … More Tracks of the Mind