Seeing the difference

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Mindfulness helps us get better at seeing the difference between what’s happening and the stories we tell ourselves about what’s happening, stories that get in the way of direct experience. Often such stories treat a fleeting state of mind as if it were our entire and permanent self.

Sharon Salzburg, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation

4 thoughts on “Seeing the difference

  1. Yes, mindfulness is wonderful in bringing us into the present reality. Heartfulness is wonderful in guiding us towards that sweet next step in connection.
    Thanks for the reminder.
    Vincent

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