Extract from Innercraft Podcast with Meido Moore It has been raining a lot in Vancouver the last few months. The overgrown everything plump and vibrant green; sky to sea linked in gray gradation. I never know when they will happen, these misty morning mashups- but I’m always glad.
Doubt- a cloud in the sky, and one of the 5 hindrances.
There’s an empty corner in the corner of my place…… o it’s not easy being green, and other metaphors.
Sitting high and blusterous Condemning things
Pretence of unassailability While failing to give any Thoughtful reason why
Hopelessness As if it’s a bad thing, we say it and imagine dejection dripping down. but with hope we have pitted a self against the future one that’s always i-eye’ing the dangling carrot of a perfection perfectly always and forever out of reach .
be close-minded (refuse to entertain input from others. say things like, “i don’t care what you have to say.”) be unquestioning in the superiority of your thoughts/opinions (the corollary being- devalue the input of your community) Don’t evaluate the impact of your behaviours on others. These behaviours stem from thoughts and belief-nets. Don’t examine thoseContinue reading “How to Become A Dinosaur”
is the moon claiming light
Russian Roulette “I will speak of fact,” said she, “ask questions regarding the circumstantial evidence needed for painting conclusions.” And so some asked, “wherefore were the clouds of jupiter?” and others, “what fire filled your heart?” while also were there who drew without questions- trigger finger instinct struggle to survive wild sparkling despair rage, atContinue reading “Russian Roulette”
you are the limits of compassionthe edge of bounded heartyou map the shackles restraining infinite joyand are my matchless guide to freedom without you, this invisible cagewould stay just that- invisible who are you? each and everyirritating person, thing or thought
does a leaf fail when it falls? does a tree fail during drought? this human mindgrows from a soilmuch bigger than itself learn from othersopen to truthall aroundcrack the shell& stay with the old discomfortsas they bubble away stay stay stay! and know when You were gone and where you were – that ghost town-whereContinue reading “Fear of Failure”