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Where the monsters are
Slam on the brakes and tell me what your next thought is. You’ll have to wait a bit. Ego doesn’t like to be surprised. It hides under the bed until awareness weakens.
The story of me
We all have our stories. They’re like husks in the garden of now.
East meets West
Mindfulness is a schizophrenic kind of word. It identifies a problem (a full to overflowing mind) while citing itself as the solution.
Wisdom is the flower of an empty mind, not a full one.
Bring your awareness to the tip of your nose (“the front of your face,” say the old teachings) and hold it there. Observe your breath coming in, going out. You are meditating now. Right now your mind is still.
Ten seconds will set you up.