Afraid of stopping yet afraid to move,
Afraid of running out of things to do.
The silence is deafening even as it screams
It makes me face my demons…
Holly, I enjoyed your excellent article about negative space. I am 73, not dead yet, but not that long from now I will have all the negative space I could ever want.
Speaking of negative space, silence is one of the BIG ones. What makes us human is that we jabber, jabber, all the time, rarely listening to each other; rarely…
They call it Vipasana. Only it is meant to last for at least one week or even longer if memory serves. Some manage, some do not. Most people never even consider attempting something like that.
It is a very strict thing. If it appears you are not ready to stay meditating in total silence and…