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  • I decided to do a one minute meditation today, and invite everyone else to try the same. Meditation is a daunting task and most people, myself included, always find excuses not to do it. But a one minute meditation anyone can do, anywhere, anytime. Just stand, or sit, or lie, or recline, or just be still for one minute, and tune into whatever is happening inside you and outside of you. It is amazing the sense of presence one can attain in just sixty seconds.

    This is what I discovered today in that one minute:

    I saw a piece of old wood sticking out from the side of a stone house that I had never seen before, it was broken and at some point in its past probably was a beam of some sort.

    I heard some dogs barking in the distance, having a conversation.

    I saw a branch with a cluster of dried leaves do a jig in the wind.

    I saw two vines trying to get closer to one another.

    I felt my lungs expand then collapse again.

    I saw the grey clouds overhead and wondered if cloudy weather affects me and also clouds my thoughts.

    I felt small and quiet but happy.
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