Monday, February 6, 2023


I have started meditating.

In preparation to start meditating I read some books and other things about it. I ended up settling provisionally on a method in which I set a timer for about 15 minutes and then count backwards from one hundred. I focus myself in the numbers, rooting in the present, and then with each breath slowly count down. If my attention wanders I start over again at one hundred.

The lowest I have gotten to is 98. 

But I have done this hundreds of times. 

Between 99 and 98 I may even have written this entire blog post in my mind, in tiny pieces.

"No, my darling. We are not writing blog posts. We are seeking presence and peace."

One hundred.


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