Mindful Moments

Mindful Moments are sent out on Sundays, intended to be thought provoking and we accept moments from our larger community.

Imagine

John Lennon’s song was about a World That Works for Everyone. If you personally believe it is not possible to create, what role have you just assumed? ...
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Two Minds

It seems to me, especially of late, that the human mind has two distinct functions. 1. The first is as a computer, analyst, figurer, planner, constructive support to the human unit to which it is attached. 2. The second is one of stewing (as in a pot bubbling on a ...
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Simplicity

Whenever you are in doubt or the self becomes too much with you, try the following expedient: Recall the face of the poorest and most helpless person you have ever seen and ask yourself if the step you are about to take will be of any use to her or ...
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The Mirror

There’s a good deal of being angry going on right now. I’d be a whole lot more confident about tomorrow if I saw us using mirrors more often than our mouths ...
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Ownership

Today London. Yesterday, 9-11 and Columbine. Mother Nature is the only one who commits random acts of violence. I have to own London and all the rest. Who else can I look to take responsibility for my family? ...
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Judgement

Judgment and evaluation fills the air these days. I wonder what it would take for us to remember that our job is to value and love the being and, if necessary, disagree with an opinion or action? ...
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Sun, Moon, Ocean, Babies

Any of the above, immediately, if I really look at them, put me in touch with what I mean when I say I live in a miracle. Yesterday a dear friend showed me a video of truly exotic and wonderful sea creatures with electric fins and spectacular tendrils. Would it ...
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Listen

Have you ever noticed that there are two ways to listen to a person? You can listen to their mind or you can listen to their heart. You will be able to hear it. What do you think might happen if you spoke to their heart as well? ...
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Contribution

The capacity for all things resides within all people. That means that what I do in this moment might be a source of great good or great damage. Acknowledging that I control no one other than myself, which contribution do I wish to make now? ...
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Presence

What is the most magical thing you will see, hear, touch, or experience today? Can you see that there is no possible way to know what that will be other than to stay as present as you can be in this moment? ...
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