Breathing in, I see myself as still water. Breathing out, I reflect things as they are. — Thich Nhat Hanh Photo credit: "Still Water," John K. Thorne, 2014.
Meditation Today (and until September 30th), I will be sharing inspiration from our sibling publication, The BeZine. Our issue this month is a pre-quel to our big event, 100,000 Poets for Change - a worldwide event of local poets and artists coming together to share their creations on peace, sustainability, and social justice. We will be holding a virtual event at The BeZine. You can read more about it here. Today, I am offering the writing of Jamie Dedes. She offers a poem that is in conversation with Pablo Neruda's "Keeping Quiet." You can find both poems at The BeZine. let us now praise the peace after Pablo Neruda let us sit without movement, without words harmless not trampling the ant or butchering the steer neither selling nor buying no birthing, no dying
Breathing in, I see myself as still water. Breathing out, I reflect things as they are. -- Thich Nhat Hanh Can you feel like still water during meditation? What about at other times? ... for Mindful Monday Photo Credit: "Still Water at Dusk," Miguel Virkkunen Carvalho, 2011.