Silence

The Space Between Stories

As part of an online course, I have been prompted to share a personal example of the space between stories. (For more information on what that means, see the post,

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A 35-Year Round Trip

The seeds of where I now stand were sown in my mid-teens. All those years ago I talked to people about how we are products of our environment and the

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Let Go. Be Empty.

This collection of quotes from various posts (mostly from last year) are meant to serve as reminders in my daily practice of letting go, remaining in the emptiness, and experiencing

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One Year, Three Retreats

When I began to write this review of 2018, I couldn’t see much beyond the two main experiences of the year. The Silent Retreat, and what can perhaps be referred

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Shut Up & Listen

A friend read my book and decided to try something out. Whilst reading, he had come across repeated encouragements to be quiet and just listen or observe what happens. He

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Connecting In The Stillness

I attended another event from Mind Work Productions. (See also, Courage In The Darkness.) A whole afternoon of workshops and connection. I felt at home, but I also felt reluctance;

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Update – One Week On

Just over a week has gone by since the end of the silent retreat. Initially, I had wondered how long the effects would last. Given the previous post, it’s no

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The Silence Was Beautiful

Before leaving for the retreat, I reasoned that the silence might take a day or two to get used to. How wrong I was. Even in my initial distraction on

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Observing From The Is-ness

Day three began with doubt and ended with laughter. The laughter had a purity to it. It arose in the lottery queue for the evening Satsang, as 900 people stood

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Everything Is A Distraction

What surprised me most about the first few hours, was how distracted I was. Having registered, found my room, and left one final voice message for her, I walked around

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