stopping

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When I used to hear the word meditation, I would think of a long drawn out OM sesh with Gurus’ and incense and wonderfully inspiring tapestries on the wall. Building the idea up to this level, I felt I was innately incapable of meditation. That it wouldn’t work for me, I didn’t have the proper tools.

Over the last few years, having done some spiritual research of my own, I’ve come to realize this isn’t true. At least not wholly.

The best explanation I’ve found so far is from Thich Nhat Hanh, and is as follows “To meditate means to pay full attention to something. It doesn’t mean to run away from life. Instead it’s an opportunity to look deeply into ourselves and into the situation we’re in.”

No Gurus’, incense, or tapestries needed. Just me, where I’m at, being willing.

Stop. Pay Full Attention.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Hank says:

    So good. Thanks for the reminder!

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  2. Mark P says:

    Ohm, Ohm, Ohm! Your right you can meditate anywhere, anytime! LD!

    Thank You So Much God Bless! Mark Predovic, CSP, MS email: havesafetywilltravel@msn.com website: havesafetywilltravel.com 760 694-6977

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