Day 4 Mindful Walking
07 Jan 2021
Walking home with my mom last night I tried talking to her about the benefits of practicing mindfulness. She was not convinced by what I had to
Slowly adjusting both our walking speed to a fairly slow pace. I asked her to start focusing her attention on the sounds around us at that given moment.
There was the sound of both of us walking, Gary and Dad talking in front of us, a stray cat meowing, and a car pulling up in the driveway....
I then invited her to listen to the sounds, focusing all her awareness in the sounds and really listen to them. Stay tuned to the sounds, without judgement, without any thoughts attached, just observe them as they are.
When you are on a journey, it is certainly helpful to know where you’re going - but remember: the only thing that is ultimately real about your journey, is the step you’re taking at this very moment. That’s all there ever is.