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From Separation to Reconnection

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Hi, and welcome to your Daily Mindfulness. Today, we're going to explore how mindfulness takes us from separations to reconnection. So as we're going about normal daily life, we're mostly caught up in doing mode and therefore we're caught up in thinking. But when we pause to meditate, we reconnect with the experience of being and therefore we reconnect to ourselves and to life, the life within us and all around us. So as we sit in meditation and step out of being caught in our thinking, we soften the sense of separation between ourselves and life.

As we feel our beating hearts, our breathing lungs, and watch our emotions and thoughts passing through us like the weather passes through the sky and the sounds pass through the silence, we allow ourselves to be part of nature again, part of the earth, part of the whole universe. In those moments, there's really not much of a sense of a separate self. It's not you and life. It's just one life and you are it. And as soon as we remember this, then we can never be alone again because we can feel our belonging in our bones.

And at the same time, we can feel that we are a part of something much larger than ourselves. And Black Elk once said, "Peace will come to the hearts of men when they realize their oneness with the universe. It's everywhere." So as we continue to pause and reconnect through mindfulness, we gradually reclaim this peace in our hearts, as well as a kind of sense of meaning and purpose within life. It sort of becomes part of who we are and how we experience and live every moment throughout the day. So with that in mind, I invite you to join me for today's meditation practice, where we'll continue this contemplation on reconnection.

So as always thank you for your practice and your presence here with us. And let's settle in.

Melli O'Brien

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From Separation to Reconnection

Personalized support for learning how to integrate mindfulness into your life. Delivered fresh everyday by our world renowned experts. Choose meditation duration:

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Hi, and welcome to your Daily Mindfulness. Today, we're going to explore how mindfulness takes us from separations to reconnection. So as we're going about normal daily life, we're mostly caught up in doing mode and therefore we're caught up in thinking. But when we pause to meditate, we reconnect with the experience of being and therefore we reconnect to ourselves and to life, the life within us and all around us. So as we sit in meditation and step out of being caught in our thinking, we soften the sense of separation between ourselves and life.

As we feel our beating hearts, our breathing lungs, and watch our emotions and thoughts passing through us like the weather passes through the sky and the sounds pass through the silence, we allow ourselves to be part of nature again, part of the earth, part of the whole universe. In those moments, there's really not much of a sense of a separate self. It's not you and life. It's just one life and you are it. And as soon as we remember this, then we can never be alone again because we can feel our belonging in our bones.

And at the same time, we can feel that we are a part of something much larger than ourselves. And Black Elk once said, "Peace will come to the hearts of men when they realize their oneness with the universe. It's everywhere." So as we continue to pause and reconnect through mindfulness, we gradually reclaim this peace in our hearts, as well as a kind of sense of meaning and purpose within life. It sort of becomes part of who we are and how we experience and live every moment throughout the day. So with that in mind, I invite you to join me for today's meditation practice, where we'll continue this contemplation on reconnection.

So as always thank you for your practice and your presence here with us. And let's settle in.

Melli O'Brien

4.6

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