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living in the moment | living in the moment

michael-seidel's picture
Mar.15.2014
Today's mantra is be here.  Be here, be here in the moment.  Be here in the moment to live in it and enjoy it.  Be here and accept that you're here.  I've been in those sort of moments before, when the flow of thinking and co-existing with other matters is just about perfectly...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.24.2013
June 24     The Tide in Texas       I cannot tell you of my pain, how the liars took me off my land, how my heart lay shattered all around, how I’m so foolish and left in town.  I cannot show you the big red ball, which to me is a shame or how it bobs and sways or how...
rhonda-frost's picture
Jun.18.2013
Life offers us many opportunities to learn, grow, feel and know. We have to pay attention and be open to receive its offerings. Our duty is to continue to evolve and become our highest self, while living in the "now", making memories along the way and most importantly, connecting with others....
robert-terranova's picture
Jun.26.2012
Tammy Westphall wanted to live in the moment. It was so very difficult to do, at least difficult to do for any length of time. She tried all the tricks, meditation, staring at flowers, listening for birds, admiring colors, sitting at a playground A Children's Playground watching children, watching...
susan-morales's picture
Nov.15.2011
I often hear, "I don't have time to meditate." In our society where time equals money, this statement is hard to dispute. The new movie "In Time" takes this concept to the extreme. Time has become the currency. A cup of coffee costs four minutes of one's life. The very fact that time is precious is...
tyler-bohannon's picture
Aug.23.2011
                                     "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"        ...
pat-bertram's picture
Sep.02.2010
Death came in the spring. In March, the doctors said that my life mate -- my soul mate -- had inoperable kidney cancer and that he had six months to live. He had only three weeks. We’d spend thirty-four years together, and suddenly I was alone, unprepared, and totally devastated. I couldn’t even...
rosy-cole's picture
Jul.10.2010
D G Rossetti   I have spent my days stringing and unstringing my instrument, while the song I came to sing remains unsung.Rabindranath Tagore One's real life is often the life one does not lead.Oscar Wilde Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time: it is regret for the things that...
susan-alcorn's picture
May.05.2010
Maybe you have a commonly held fear -- such as of spiders or snakes -- that undoubtedly has been passed down in our genes from ancestors that wanted to survive. Perhaps you are terrified -- as many, if not most people are -- of public speaking. Quite possibly you are anxious or tense about...