Attention to the breath

My breath exists only in the present, never in the past or in the future. Living Your Yoga: Sit quietly with your back tall and chest open. Close your eyes and breathe ten long. slow breaths. Note afterward how your mind has settled a bit. Then say to yourself, When I...

In the Bhagavad Gita, one of the oldest and most beautiful spiritual teachings in existence, non attachment to the fruit of your action is called Karma Yoga. It is described as the path of “consecrated action.”
When the compulsive striving away from the Now ceases, the joy of Being flows into everything you do. The moment your attention turns to the Now, you feel a presence, a stillness, a peace. You no longer depend on the future for fulfillment and satisfaction—you don’t look to it for salvation.

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This is it.

I just love the freshly fallen snow, heavily laden on branches, bringing a sense of stillness and peace to everything. Childhood memories rush back. Breathe in, open arms, catch the snowflakes on your tongue. The girls were the first to play today. I snapped a few...
Be still

Be still

“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” —Ram Dass I’ve meant to share a favorite guided meditation app, of all things, called Simply Being. And a youtube video guided meditation by Bridget Woods Kramer: [youtube...