Your progress and your opinions of my progress

Well done to you all. We are more than half way through the course, and many of you are on track with task submission.

  • 68 students have submitted task 1,
  • 63 have submitted task 2 (still waiting for the outstanding 13 to tell me which group they are in),
  • 65 have submitted task 3,
  • 41 have submitted task 4 and
  • 32 have submitted task 5.

Take a look at my Open Mark book to see your progress

I have also had feedback from 10 students. Take a look at what they think.

Mindfulness

Spend the weekend at Solitude on a photography retreat. Thomas Merton, Richard Rhor, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Jack Kornfield, Eckhart Tolle and photography were brought together by Bear and Sharon for a Mindfulness weekend.

Four Mindfulness photographs taken of my shadow

The two facilitator worked amazingly well to introduce themes that had both a place in photography and spirituality. Sojme of the thoughts that resonated with me were”

“When you loose touch with your inner stillness, you loose touch with yourself. When you loose touch with yourself, you are lost in the world”
Eckhart Tolle

“Most of us have spent our lives caught up in plans, expectations, ambitions for the future, in regrets … about the past. When we come into the present, we begin to feel the life around us again, buut we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding.”
Jack Kornfield

I spent my time trying to capture Cara on camera. She’s the best “living in the moment” practitioner that I know. You can see a few of her images on Flickr.

Morning Cow Family
Tasting Looking