Sunday, June 26, 2016

Meditation Without Striving

Pema Chodron

In the book "Taking the Leap, Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears" by Pema Chödrön, there is a bit about taking a relaxed attitude towards meditation. The example she used was

"The image often used is of an old person, sitting in the sun, watching children at play, with an attitude of nothing left to do."
I could immediately relate to this, and I know I can remember it.

First published March 2016 in my free monthly email newsletter, Starry Night. Sign up here.

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