The Depth of Now

We can understand meditation practice as consisting to a large extent, if not entirely, in noticing what we had not noticed before. Within moments of your first meditation experience, you likely noticed how prone your mind is to wandering.

If you keep practicing consistently for a long enough time, you may also start to notice how you almost never really pay close attention to anything. Brain researchers figured out a long time ago that we do not actually read one word at a time. Part of the reason why it is easy to fail to notice a missing word or misspelled word in a sentence is that we have to…



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