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Making Friends with the Present Moment

On Mar 6, 2012 Amy Maguire wrote:

 I am so grateful for this wonderful piece this morning.  In my second 10 day Vipassana meditation I had the realization, "OMG!  I have an aversion to the Present Moment!"  It made me laugh and cry.  Since that time over a year ago I have gradually, gradually changed my relationship to the Present Moment, and Gratitude, Humbleness in the presence of That Much Unconditional Love, and Forgiveness have been the central keys that have unlocked the Open Door to Now.  Even this morning, in mediation I was watching as my mind ran, thumb in mouth, back and forth between the past and the future.  Now, when it happens, I soften instead of resist...and Love More.  Your words are like a cool hand on my cheek and I thank you, thank you thank you.  You are a present to my Present.  With Love, Amy

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