Mindful Monday: Wise effort

Some of the chronic problems that millions of people suffer from today might be solved by gaining a little detachment from their minds and emotions, so they can stand back a little when the mind is agitated and see the ways in which it makes mountains out of molehills. Many problems simply are not real; they start to seem real only when we dwell on them. The thorniest problems to solve are those that are not real; yet most of us go on giving them our best efforts.
- Eknath Easwaran

What are you noticing about your problems? Are they real?

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for Mindful Monday

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Photo credit: "Thorny," Terry Robinson, 2012.

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