More Back to Basics

I think it may be a good idea to think about what this practice means for you. Is meditation a feel good exercise, like stretching, to start your day? Are you  exploring possibilities which may potentially enrich your life? Or are you a dedicated practitioner, ready to witness suffering, delusion, and impermanence on a startling, personal level? Any of these are reasonable decisions, but please make them conscious decisions. Mindfulness begins here and now!

Here’s some interesting thoughts from Phillip Moffitt on committing to a meditation practice. I agree with a lot of what he says, some of the time. Or some of what he says, a lot of the time.

http://dharmawisdom.org/teachings/articles/starting-mindfulness-meditation-practice

 

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