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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
When sitting, just sit; When eating just eat ...................
Day 72 of not smoking.
Yesterdays post really got me thinking. I have reread my own post a few times today.
I enjoyed today. I just did things as they needed doing. When I started to think of too many things at once and started to try to decide what I was going to do next or started to look like I was going to do more than one thing at a time. I STOPPED. I paused and took notice of what I was doing. I decides what it was I wanted to do next and then proceeded with that. I let the other things go. Some I came back to after I had finished what was at hand. Other things got left. It was quite a good day. And one I wish to repeat again tomorrow. I moved and gardened and did yoga and just generally lived.
Now on this same subject is a little bit taken from a Blog I happened to stumble across while reading one of my followed blogs.
"I was lying in bed nursing my little one, a book propped up in front of me as usual. This time it happened to be Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn. And I came to these words:"
When sitting, just sit.
When eating, just eat.
When walking, just walk.
When talking, just talk.
When listening, just listen.
When looking, just look.
When touching, just touch.
When thinking, just think.
When playing, just play.
And enjoy the feeling of each moment and each day.
"What can I say? I put the book down. The sun coming through the window felt warm on my back. My daughter fell asleep in my arms. The moment lasted a long, long time."