Mindful Moments

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

Breathing

Imagine you have stopped breathing. There is no need to do anything. You have no obligations, responsibilities, debt, nothing to be done tomorrow. What is it you would really love to do? ...
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Presence

If the “I” in you doesn’t want to be here, What is it that causes you to stay? ...
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Care

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. - Native American Proverb It does not appear that we have been good stewards of that responsibility. What might have happened had we not stolen what was never ours? ...
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Affection

What might happen if you gave up any expectation of ever having physical intimacy ever again? Did everything you could to be of pragmatic help to you partner? Never looked to be acknowledged or thanked? Took every opportunity to be kind, affectionate and gentle with no ulterior motive? ...
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Status Quo

The world is exactly as we want it to be. How would we behave if that were not the truth? ...
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Staying the Course

Oct 27, 1858, Roland Macy opened Macy's Department Store in New York City. It was Macy's eighth business venture -- the other seven failed. Which idea or project of yours is worthy of your best effort? ...
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Humility

"We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path." — Paulo Coelho ...
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Death

An appreciation that this is the only second you have any guarantee of creates the opportunity for deep gratitude for this second. And this one. And this one. Etc ...
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Career and/or Passion

Young people who find something they love to do and do that with all their might report that their lives are been well spent. What would it say about your relationship to what you do if you look for ways not to go to work? Or use phrases like, “Thank ...
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Time as a Concept

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein." — H. Jackson Brown Jr. What is it we can do today that when looked ...
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