Emptiness practice – spending time with family during holidays

Remember this post? This year I am blessed with family staying over the holidays – paraphrasing Ram Dass, I will uncover my “secret stash” and “burn in the fire, cooking my seeds” ๐Ÿ™‚ Normally I would lose my shit at some point. This time the plan is to stay empty and use the following 5 guiding principles (based on Ram Dass’s teachings). What is your plan, if you need one? Have a good one!

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5 Responses to Emptiness practice – spending time with family during holidays

  1. Excellent. Very witty. TBH I always find Christmas a bit of a struggle. Bit tricky to practice silence and emptiness in a house full of my wife’s relatives!

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    • lolkin says:

      Itโ€™s the inner emptiness, Anthony ๐Ÿ˜‰ You can be surrounded by people and their melodrama and be empty to all of it, yet full of โ€œthe right stuffโ€. It is hard to explain and even harder to do!

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  2. Leslie says:

    I appreciate this post. One thing I recently learned that may be part of the emptiness practice is a sentence/mantra I keep in my head:
    “All connections generated between us is now complete forever more.”
    Thanks!

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