“The music loomed large in the experience: ‘I was learning a song and the song was simple…it was one note…C…it was the vibration of the universe…a collection of everything that ever existed…all together equalling God.'” ~ Patrick Mettes in How To Change Your Mind
I used to believe meditation
was an island in the storm
a way of calming that inner
soap opera, a place to notice —
whoa, these actors on the stage
need a break, a gentle but firm,
thank you for sharing
meaning shut up already.
Here I sit
noticing the sensations of my body,
feeling all these swarming emotions,
aware of the mindless chattering.
Tuning in to the space that holds us.
I thought that meditation
was a spiritual practice to be scheduled
along with exercise and meals.
Morphing now to become the essential
way to frame my day.
And now I see that…
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