Retreat notes (I)

//Retreat notes (I)

Retreat notes (I)

Retreat notes, Day I, Les Longues Bruyères:
Brilliant sun all day, as if a blessing. For no apparent reason.
Slept restlessly, with strange dreams in the night. As if something hard didn’t want to go away.
Long stretches of sitting, with birdsong, light wind, clouds outside the bay windows thrown open, drifting.
Willow the cat is blind now. She breaks my heart, going about her life without sight. I am moved to watch her look with her ears, nose, paws, whiskers. How alone and vulnerable she must feel, I think.
Or is that me?

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Enseignante Zen et poète, Sensei Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell est née et a grandi à Minneapolis, aux Etats-Unis. Arrivée en France en 1981 pour étudier la littérature et l’histoire, elle y est restée, s’installant à Paris, où elle élève ses deux enfants et gagne sa vie en tant que journaliste. The Zen teacher and poet Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell Sensei was born and raised in Minneapolis, but came to France in 1981 to study literature and history and has lived in Paris ever since, raising her two children and making a living as a journalist.

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