There are many ways to meditate and many objects to meditate on. My favourite object is pure presence. The thing about pure presence is that it is always available, no matter where you are or what you’re doing. It’s your best friend and will never desert you. Pure awareness of nowness is the root of […]
Miles Davis once said that a song is a painting you can listen to and a painting is a song that you can look at. This beautiful description of art is so apt. When I look at a beautiful painting it hits me in the same place that listening to a beautiful piece of music […]
It’s amazing how a gentle touch can create filaments of bliss. I was struck by the way the curling tendrils in this image gently touched my heart. The reds and greens evoked a feeling of gentle excitement that felt surprised by the elegant curves and swirls in the painting.
Everything is abstract if we know how to look. All the many things that we see in everyday life are like the children’s game of finding lions, tigers and other imaginary things in the fleeting shapes and patterns formed by the clouds in the sky. Our perceptions tell us that the phenomena of everyday life […]