Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Via Ram Dass / Words of Wisdom - June 20, 2018

I’m in traffic - somebody has just cut me off. I feel something, a thought form is arising. Then I just start to follow my breath. I can feel that at first I’m busy with my anger and busy with my driving. Then after a little while, I start to really hear the breath. As I hear the breath, I come back. As I hear the breath, I note the hand on the steering wheel. Then I note the emotions. I just keep coming back into the thicker and thicker richness of this moment...  

- Ram Dass -

Via Daily Dharma: Undisturbed Awareness

Mindful of a thought, like the momentary glimpse of a colorful sunbird flashing through the light, the heart remains undisturbed, serene in its sky-like presence. Whatever the circumstance, bodily movement or stillness, feeling well or distressed, with good concentration or scattered attention, everything can be brought back to awareness.

—Kittisaro, “Tangled in Thought