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Another Spiritual Practice: PAUSING

English: Br. David Steindl-Rast: Elderly man w...

Br. David Steindl-Rast: (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Living In This Present Moment

WORD FOR THE DAY from Gratefulness.org.

Try pausing right before and right after undertaking a new action,  even something simple like putting a key in a lock to open a door. Such pauses take a brief moment,  yet they have the effect of decompressing time and Centering you.

A life practice from Br. David Steindl-Rast.

http://www.gratefulness.org, 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

“Word for the Day” from Gratefulness.org is one of my favorite long-standing daily spiritually-oriented emails. Br. David Steindl-Rast is a gem!

I am posting this because I need the reminder!

I have a typical over-active Gemini mind. Fortunately, it is tempered by my Rising Virgo and Pisces Moon–thankfully! But, I still need help!!  😉

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COMPASSION

Compassion

Have compassion for everyone you meet
Even if they don’t want it.

What seems conceit, bad manners,
Or cynicism is always a sign
Of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen.

You do not know what wars are going on
Down there where the spirit meets the bone.

~Miller Williams

Quoted in newsletter from
KIM ROSEN, info@kimrosen.net,
Author of Saved By A Poem
And “Saved by a Poem” newsletter,
Saved_by_a_Poem@mail.vresp.com.

Thank you, Kim!  

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