Thursday, December 10, 2009

Into Great Silence

It is nearly 2 a.m., and I am exhausted after a fifteen hour day at work. It was a good day, but longer than I was hoping it would be.

Tomorrow bright and early I will be leaving for Black Mountain Center for the five-day Rohatsu Sesshin. Rohatsu means "Dec. 8" and it refers to Buddha's enlightenment. The silent sitting period is in honor of that historic date.

I had hoped to be rested and ready - instead I have not yet packed, and I'm worn out. But, it will be what it will be! I'll try to sleep fast tonight.

I will be offline until Monday night, Dec. 14.

Until then!

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