For a Friend

Cloud in the Gap, at Clear LakeHere are the instructions I give myself, when I sit:

Follow the singular location of self, from the breath in through the breath out, and from the breath out through the breath in.

By “the singular location of self”, I mean the sense of where I am in my body, of where the awareness I identify as my self is located.

In order to follow the singular location of self, I have to appreciate spontaneous ...  read more