Mindful Monday: Be present!

wherefocusgoesPeople usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child—our own two eyes. All is a miracle.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

Josh Misner, or TinyBuddha.com says, “I remember it clearly, the day it all began to click. People talk about epiphanies that changed their lives in an instant, and mine was no different. Problem was, this change turned into a ten-year journey of slow and, at times, painful self-discovery.”

“I was standing outside with my wife and a friend. I don’t recall what we were talking about, but I do recall listening to my friend before he blurted, “I hate when you do that, Josh!”

I was confused, so I asked, “Do what?”

He replied, “You stopped listening and now you’re thinking about the next thing you’re going to say.”  read more

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