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Seeing More by Being Still
A memory: One night as I was standing on the lawn and looking toward the stars, my vision became so fixed and concentrated for a moment, that I felt a direct opening to infinity in my outer and inner sight. It was as if I were at the center of the universe, and at the same time as big as the universe.
This was my first experience in feeling completely present in the here and now, and because I was not thinking of the past or the future, I felt the infinite full feeling of a single moment in time.
Usually my life is like when I am on a speeding train, and when looking straight out the window see nothing but a blur of images.
But if I stay in the single moment experience in each ever-new moment, I instead see life as if the train were stopped, revealing the whole panorama of images around me.
In daily living I enjoy every moment more fully by staying relaxed in my body and feeling relaxed internally in my attitudes and thoughts.
Yes, life does speed along as the train running down the track, but within my own being I remain relaxed. This is a relaxation that is not from being lazy, rather, I feel even more fully energized and concentrated on what I want to do in the moment.
Time as Liquid Silver
Flows through our lives
As liquid silver.
Liquid silver -
Valuable, held dear, expanding,
Meditation gives that pause in its stillness - the time to really go on a journey within into the vastness, flowing as if in a stream of liquid silver.
Time is flowing with a variable volume. When we are energetic we get more done in an hour than we would at a casual pace. One hour may by 60 minutes, but we can make it more valuable - liquid silver - by increasing the quality we put into 60 minutes.
All aspects of living can have the quality of liquid silver if we always act from our highest consciousness. Each moment we use our free will to decide how to act. We can upgrade, viewing our time as precious silver; or downgrade, viewing our time as dust, to be whisked away. Our choice.
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Article by Susan Helene Kramer
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