Hi I'm Cianna. I love Buddhism. I'm not a Buddhist myself but I did have a Buddhist friend whom I've sadly lost contact with. My religion is Wicca and there is little I know about Buddhism. Buddhism,Wicca,taoism,Jainism are so far the only religions I like.
It’s only meditation when there are two minds: Knowing-noting mind and observing mind. If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there. The object is not the dhamma, The dhamma is the mind That is being aware.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.” - Cormac McCarthy, The Road
Learn this from the waters: in mountain clefts and chasms, loud gush the streamlets, but great rivers flow silently. - Sutta Nipata 3.725