I ESTABLISH AWARENESS: April 29, 2018

“When awareness is well established and mindfulness is happening by itself— what we could call effortless effort — then we can simply rest in the continuity of bare knowing. Ryokan, a nineteenth-century Zen master, poet, and wandering monk, expressed it this way: ‘Know your mind just as it is.’” Joseph Goldstein, from Mindfulness: A Practical Guide…