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The Kingdom is Here for Us, Are We Here for It?

It is Earth Day and this post included great pictures and poetry that speak about humans being in nature rather than outside it.

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Tree has got its Zen on ~d nelson

You don’t need to die in order to enter the kingdom of heaven. In fact, you have to be truly alive in order to do so. It’s not too difficult. Just breathe in and bring your mind back to your body. That is the practice of mindfulness.

When we breathe peacefully, the peace of our breath will penetrate into our body and into our mind. Then very soon, in no time at all, body, mind, and breath will become one in concentration, and we get the energy of stability, solidity, and freedom generated by every step we make. “I have arrived. I am home.” That is not a statement. That is a practice, and you will know whether you have arrived or not in the here and the now. You don’t need another person to tell you.

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4 responses »

  1. thank you Ivan
    for your kind words and sharing this post 🙂

    Reply
  2. interesting post – I love the picture with it also

    Reply

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