body, main, mindfulness, poetry

may there only be a letting go (poems)

photo by @bantersnaps   May there only be a letting go May I be with this breath resting my senses against the way the body breathes rising and falling in response to the breath's comings and goings. May I be with this body in the moments of ease and the moments of struggle this earth… Continue reading may there only be a letting go (poems)

ancestors, body, Buddhism, main, mindfulness

The Body as Teacher

photo by samuel austin In Leaving it All Behind by Ayya Anandabodhi and Ayya Santacitta, Ayya Anandabodhi writes: THE BUDDHA SAID that everything we need to awaken is right here in this fathom-long body, but most people I know have a lot of difficulty being in their body. That presents a bit of a problem.… Continue reading The Body as Teacher