Meditation On the Subway

| 3/8/2008 11:56:00 AM

Waiting SubwayWaiting for the subway, an appointment, or a boyfriend or girlfriend can be a frustrating experience. It can also be an opportunity for meditation and reflection. Writing for Tricycle, Martha Henry writes about her experience trying to find some inner quiet among the inevitable delays in life. The technique doesn’t always work, and Henry admits that she sometimes loses her cool, but it does help her find a little relaxation among daily stresses. “I’m clearly not meditating for the benefit of all beings,” Henry writes. “Rather, I’m mediating so that I won’t be bitchy when my boyfriend arrives.”

Bennett Gordon

Image by The B's, licensed under Creative Commons.

3/12/2008 10:27:16 PM

When someone has kept you waiting they often apologize as if being in your own company is somehow distressing. But we really ought to be comfortable in our own company . Acceptance , enjoyment or enthusiasm in all our moments.

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