Meister Eckhart was a 13th Century German theologian, philosopher, and mystic. In this quote, he gives good advice for meditation and for starting your day.
It's essential to meet each meditation with a beginner's mind. In fact, by doing so, you allow the gentle and spontaneous unfoldment of your awareness.
When you stop trying to control the spontaneous and you accept how your interior world is while in meditation, you embark on the perfect training for a life of openness. A life of wonder and beauty.
Some say the beginner is the smartest person in the room.
"Today, abandon your views about how your meditation is going, when you are not meditating and are walking in the world, abandon your assumptions as to what should be happening, or how people should be acting. See everyone and everything as they are and relieve yourself of your 'I know mind'. Relieve yourself and others of judgment." ... See MoreSee Less
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Today, I drove in to work early to get a head start on addressing so many PRESSURE point tasks! I could feel the walls of constraint pressing against all of my edges.
The LIGHT this morning was so gentle and magnificent that my early morning drive in was extended by stops along the way to capture the beauty. YOU ARE HERE. YOU ARE HERE.
Mindfulness is a practice which has carried me to possibilities in my life which would otherwise have gone unnoticed. As I now begin my day, the edges are softened and I can address the tasks at hand with calm and creativity.....I can change my perception. ... See MoreSee Less
I so appreciate your thoughtful mindful writings. They help bring me back to today’s moments and to appreciate the now . Hoping that February brings me good health and the possibility of returning and taking some classes. Thank you Dianne- we do live in such a beautiful town!