Now that we have rested our body, rested our mind, and are resting in awareness, what is left to do? Not much left to do except practice, practice, and practice. Generally, we overdo. We do too much. We over think. We over consume. We over talk. We overdo everything. So, the key here is to train ourselves to underdo. Underdo thinking. Underdo consuming. Underdo talking. Live more simply. Live more simply on all levels. More simply resting the mind. More simply resting the body. More simply resting the speech. This more relaxed way of living prepares the ground for wisdom. It prepares the ground for not taking ourself so seriously. It prepares the ground for loosening our grasping. It prepares the ground for loosening our selfish attitudes.
April 23rd-24th, 2022 “Prescription for Happiness: An Inner Journey Most of the time our minds go outward through the senses, our eyes, ears, etc. In this retreat we will learn how to explore inward through […]
Charlie “Bird” Parker, the great jazz alto sax player and philosopher, once said, “don’t be afraid, just play the music.” This is so timely and profound. Worry, doubt, and suspicion hold us back from playing […]