A child's mind is open and curious to know and explore. A child's mind is not stuffed and stuck with the past which is gone and the future which is yet to come. Living fully in the present moment is the way of living freely. Each one of us has the potential to live life with contentment. This is an eternal message given and lived by ancient wise and enlightened people. The door of living this way has been always open. We need to have an open and unbound mind to walk through it and embrace life fully.
I feel fulfillment and deep contentment when my mind is free frrom self-created noises; when my mind is not hijacked by what happened in the past or thinking about future. I pay single-pointed attention to the present moment when I am reading, writing, walking, listening, and observing. It is called The Beginer's Mind, the mind which is open, free, fresh and awakened. I realize that this is the way of living. However, there are times when my mind dwells in the past or worries about the future. Minndfulness helps me to walk on the path. Wakefulness helps me not to go back to "sleep". Awakening, awareness and acceptance are my everhelping friends and I am grateful for keepimg me on the spiritual path.
Jagdish P Dave