“Without mindfulness, we live like the dead.  Mindfulness is the practice that consists in bringing the body and the mind back to the present moment, and every time we practice that, we come to life again.

In practicing walking meditation, each step brings us back to the present moment.  When we walk without mindfulness, we sacrifice the present moment to some destination somewhere — we are not alive. Life is here, in each step. For this reason, we must walk in such a way that life arises out of each step.

If we take a look around us, we see people who are living like dead people. Albert Camus (French Nobel Prize winner) says that there are thousands of people moving about around us carrying their own corpses.  Thanks to the practice of mindfulness, we come to life again immediately.  Being alive is being in the present moment, in the here and now, and that is possible through mindful breathing.

This is the very practice of living in the present moment, this day.  We must not lose ourselves either in the past or in the future; and the only moment in which we can touch life is the present moment.”

True Love – A Practice for Awakening the Heart, Thich Nhat Hanh, p. 81-83.

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After thirty years of teaching Inner City, Special Education students and forty-five years of metaphysical studies, I have decided to share my life's philosophical understandings on this wonderful website. For me, everything in my life has been a spiritual experience from being raised in an alcoholic household, to marriage and teaching, and finally caring for an Alzheimer parent. I have sought at least fifteen, personal psychic readings to try and assist me as a wife, teacher and caretaker. I want to share the wisdom that I have gained from following the valuable spiritual guidance from my inner knowing and from heeding the advise of channeled answers from trusted psychics. At almost 70 years old, I am writing, traveling and enjoying retirement in Florida.

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