Monday Mindfulness

Cultivating Strength, Joy, Peace & Resilience

Look into their eyes

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Tooey Eyes

The world goes by so bustlingly fast, a blur of action, words, and feelings.  As human beings, we work so hard to take it all in, to make it all part of that story that is us.

So often we miss the opportunity to witness without action, to pause and be in the moment, to look into the eyes of those around us as they experience their own defeat and triumph, their own fears, their own hurt, their love, their joy and to be with it all, but act on none of it.  Animals do it, especially cats.  They are wonderful at exercising the witness mind.

Let go of rational thought for a moment and step away from the need to do.  Pause, tapping into your animal instincts, and just watch.  Meditate on what you see.  Look into the eyes of those around you. Look beyond the surface…and even those who, in your mind, may have brought hurt or pain may reveal to you an underlying softness, a love, that they just can’t figure out how to put into action because they’ve put so much other stuff out there.

Look into their eyes and connect with that love and you just may have more love to hold onto as you go bustlingly through the fast-paced action that is the story of you.

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Author: Monday Mindfulness

Yoga and Mindfulness Education @ www.INAwellness.com and www.CreateCalm.org

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