Living in the moment
September 2, 2020
Part of getting older (and hopefully wiser) is the ability to recognize when to turn away from chaos in the moment in order to refocus on that which is life-sustaining. It is more than taking a 10 minute break or finishing up a necessary everyday chore. It is purposeful awareness that gently presses us to inquire what role we play in ordered creation. It is not an easy task.
There are several paths that suffice. Some embrace meditation. Others name it prayer, an emptying of oneself that includes letting go of judgment toward others. The awareness called for is not only self-directed,...