In the local park, there are a couple of tall trees (Eastern Cottonwoods). Hearing their leaves rustling in the breeze, I pondered, 'is it the breeze that makes the sound, or the leaves that make the sound?' The breeze on its own, without moving through the leaves, would be silent The leaves on their own, … Continue reading Interactions
Sitting quietly under a cedar tree, I hear a short scuffling of claws against bark above my head. I look up to see a squirrel, frozen in its tracks after noticing me, looking back at me from a low branch. I smile and avert my gaze as it continues to eye me, unmoving for a good while. I … Continue reading Do squirrels get angry?
Are you conscious now? What is consciousness? Who are you? Who am I? Are you aware of this present moment; the eternal NOW? Is the mind separate from the body? What is the mind? Where is the mind? Why is there such a perception of separateness when everything is one? Is reality really what it … Continue reading Waking up