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Are you having trouble quieting your mind during
your running or walking practice? Regarding meditation,
an old Chinese Zen Master once said, "Some of you are
taking me literally when I say, 'Don't think,' and you
are making your minds like a rock. This is a cause of
insentiency and an obstruction to the Way. When I say not
to think, I mean that if you have a thought, think
nothing of it."
You know. Let it be.
And then simultaneously turn your attention to
what you are doing. If you're running or walking, pay
attention. If you are meditating quietly, tune in to your
breathing and posture --- even if you're at your
Sitting at work or walking a trail, we can't
change the economy. We can't change the laws.
We can't change our lovers. We can't change the
past. Or the future. But we can pay attention
to the only thing we really have: the
present. When you do this, when you really zero in
on it, you open yourself up to everything.
So next time you're out, keep your core
centered, your intentions aligned --- and let it