Every single moment is an opportunity for us to live mindfully in an awakened state. We can work on making every moment mindful.
Some people think the concept of “awakening” is a sudden, earth-shattering shift in being. But consider that “awakening” is literally possible in each and every single moment of your life.
Thankfully, awakening is as simple as becoming mindful in each moment.
In this moment . . . and in this moment . . . and in this moment . . .
Every time you stop yourself from reacting in a habitual way, you are practicing the art of mindfulness. In this mindfulness, you are slowly, in turn, practicing becoming awake.
Every time you say “hello” to a stranger instead of walking past, you are practicing mindfulness.
Each time you practice generosity instead of greed, compassion instead of hatred, patience instead of impatience, tolerance in the place of judgement, you are practicing mindfulness.
Every time you notice your habitual way of being, reacting and speaking and you choose to do something differently it’s a practice of mindfulness.
Despite how certain moments may be difficult, each of us has the opportunity to live mindfully in each and every moment. Join us at Satsang House, San Diego’s premier meditation center, to learn how to set a solid foundation of mindfulness into your daily life. Or consider coming to one of our classes or signing up for an online course!