Often, cancer is a crap shoot. It will be a while before medical science can always predict who will get … Continue reading Cancer Prevention
When I agreed to a stem cell transplant, I only knew that it was my best chance for a cure. … Continue reading The New Normal
Sleep has been elusive lately. From one night to the next, the Ambien might work, or not; the melatonin might … Continue reading Working it
Sometimes I forget about my recovery. That might sound like a good thing. People might assume that I usually worry over my … Continue reading Two Steps Forward…
I wrote an email to a friend this morning:
I am getting familiar with that in-between, waiting, confused, gap experience. I’m waiting on biopsy results myself–results are due Tuesday. My health over the last year has been one thing after another, since I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis a year ago.
There’s a word for this waiting place from Tibetan Buddhism–bardo. A bardo is a state where we’re leaving something familiar, and the next stage hasn’t fully revealed itself. It’s the most uncomfortable, potentially terrifying place to be. It requires the utmost kindness, gentleness, a light touch of awareness, and an approach of grounding, one-step-at-a-time, and appreciation for the present moment. Continue reading “The Bardo of Waiting”
My wish for you is that you be free from suffering, anxiety, fear, sickness, emotional upheaval, discord, and financial obstacles. Continue reading “My wish for you”
Boy, I do. I don’t just need to get away—I need a meditation program that challenges me. I’ve been fortunate … Continue reading Need a retreat?
I started the morning early. I sat my butt on my meditation cushion for a few minutes, connecting with being … Continue reading Start fresh
Meditation Instruction The Windhorse Podcast – episode 2 Hi, friends. Meditation is a very simple and brief introduction to meditation … Continue reading Episode 2 – Meditation
Pausing The Windhorse Podcast – episode 1 Here’s my broadcast on Pausing. I added an intro to the recording, hopefully to … Continue reading The Windhorse Podcast, episode 1: Pausing