''The elf-queene, with hir joly compaignie, Daunced ful ofte in many a grene mede.” Geoffrey Chaucer "The Wife of Bath’s Tale"

THE ART OF PRACTICING PRESENCE

Lately I've noticed some misunderstanding about  Practicing Presence, which is being present, feeling not thinking.  Many still mistake experience to be  intense resistance to dramas, stuck in the mechanical mind endless loop replay of either  seething  resentment or yearning for a  past experience  deemed positive.  Eckhart Tolle coined the phrase "Practicing Presence" because it's a continuous practice, a refinement of an art, you don't just do it once & that's the end of egoic mind.  It's the continuous monitoring of mental space and switching that off to feel and experience without judgement.  In the beginning we may do this thousands of times a day but with practice we live more in feeling and less in thinking.  So why bother?  Only by sensing/feeling  are we ALIVE,  connected to Divine Source awareness.

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