Author Archives: Donna Mitchell-Moniak

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Meditation: scent/smell and awareness

Smell and the scents that adorn one’s environment and the world are obvious and less so. How one experiences scent is arbitrary, determined by one’s habits of consciousness. These then combine with the relationships of the senses and one’s personness. … Continue reading

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Date change, upcoming 3-day online retreat

Friends, I need to adjust the dates of the June 3-day online meditation retreat from June 4-6 to June 25-27. I hope this is not a hardship for the regulars. Thank you for your understanding. Again, new dates for June … Continue reading

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Meditation: a wide view

With the sense of smell for next week’s meditative exploration, we complete the sense of sight with its equanimity. Sight is not any more inclusive than the other senses, but it might be an impartiality that is most easily accessible. … Continue reading

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Meditation: awakened senses

As one moves along in meditation practice transformation happens. Truth be told, meditation is designed to accomplish this. The variety of transformations and transmutations, of letting go and letting be, of coming home to one’s self thereby coming into essential … Continue reading

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Meditation: sight, the observer, and duality

Dualism is assumed by society, education, cultural norms and, thus, by the vast majority of people. Dualism, or a dualistic view of reality, engenders me/my/mine together with you/yours. Dualism says that dog is dog and not bird, that bird is … Continue reading

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