Monday, April 22, 2013

Practice Daily

Stillness......I watched this afternoon as a roomful of students discovered it.  Some embraced it, and loved it.......others struggled.  We were born to experience stillness and quiet......but our life styles have robbed many of us of the experience.

To watch someone  fully experience stillness is beautiful, almost breath-taking.  You see their facial expressions change, the muscles in the face soften.......they look ten years younger.  When class was over, there were smiles, but also peacefulness and contentment.

To sit or lie, and just open, a warm spring day, a gentle breeze.  As I sat and felt the stillness, watched it spread like a blanket of love throughout the room I knew that some were having the experience of a life-time.  It was one of those times, when I did not want the class to end.

The easiest way to practice stillness.....just sit and breathe, or lie down and breathe.  Follow your breath, let go of the outside world around you, observe your thoughts.  Practice daily.


  1. It is hard for me to experience deep stillness. My body can rest but getting the mind quiet is another thing. xo Diana

  2. Meditation is good for the body, mind and soul.