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Reflections from a Tai Chi Retreat in Place

Gobsmacked by the Tao

Where is the Tao?? Silly. Of course it’s right here. . . I mean right there. . . I mean. . . I don’t know what I mean. . .

Where is the Tao?

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3 comments on “Gobsmacked by the Tao

  1. slnolan
    May 22, 2012

    Perfect. That could be your journal entry for the day.
    Journal entries have not been one of my strong meditations. But today is a new day and I think the following will be my entry for today and maybe the beginning of developing a new daily resource.
    I heard this on NPR. DIane Rehm quoted someone with the following
    “Not knowing is the scientific machine for discovery”

    • bsprescott
      May 22, 2012

      Nice–inquiry as scientific machine.
      I also thought it appropriate that the word “gobsmacked” came to me in that moment, with it’s connotation of being astounded beyond words (“well, hush my mouth!”). A routine occurrence in this practice, don’t you think?

  2. bsprescott
    May 25, 2012

    Reblogged this on Brenda Prescott Muses and commented:

    I’m 2 months into a 3-month Tai Chi retreat-in-place. No wondering around Chinese mountains looking for strange guys in multi-colored robes (yes, that’s a typo, but perhaps it more precisely conveys what actually happens when one wanders around mountains). But we did make a commitment to train every day and to attend weekly 3-hour workshops. Chronicles from me and other TCers here.

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