Settling,  noting the breath, just sitting in a body-grounded presence, and observing the arising and dissolution of consciousness (of sensing… of thinking… of feeling… of response patterns…)

Through jolts of ecstasy; between tremors of bliss; despite the attraction of painfully sensitive joy…

Sit with what is.

See the suffering in a “good sit”. Relish in the torment of a “bad sit”. Watch with simple and impartial observation the psycho-physical system along with which consciousness lunges up out of and crashes back down (again and again) into the “one necessary thing”: the “Way, Truth, and Life”; the Tao; the Law; Stillness; Being; the Ultimate Will; Silent Awareness; God. I can think of less interesting things to watch…

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