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15 seconds of a 20 min sitting meditation

Updated: Nov 13


It's not enough to suffer, we also have to touch peace; we also have to touch wellbeing" – Thich Nhat Hanh

"When despair for the world grows in me

and I wake in the night at the least sound

in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,

I go and lie down where the wood drake

rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.


I come into the peace of wild things

who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief.

I come into the presence of still water.

And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light.


For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.

I rest in the grace of the world, and am free."


— Wendell Berry


Boyer House in Walla Walla.

Thursday evening.

Temperate, breezy. and partially cloudy.

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