Not much to report this week. Had good news and bad news. Settling down, working out again, routine is good. Getting ready for a summer of visitors. Flowers are coming up in the yard.
The Prompt: Going Deep and Light
Again this week's prompt comes from the Zen by the Brush book by Myoshi Nancy O'Hara.
to the bottom of the lake
yet no trace is left."
- Zen poem
And again, first task is to sit for a meditation on that for 5-10 minutes or however long you feel is good to you.
...inspired by my blurry moon drawing.
Soft half of the moon
runs deep into the balance
of tipping horizons
I was doing some reading about how a lot of life's work is calibrating to the challenges and changes. I also liked the prompt poem's idea of making an impression, both deep yet unobtrusive. Yeah, I like that. The book's drawing was the back of Buddha meditating under a full moon. My own drawing took me a while of complicated ideation where the moon was where the heart was. But I had to go full Thoreau and "simplify, simplify."
Now it's yours to turn around.