In a talk given by Tara Brach I heard an old adage - ‘a truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.’
This struck me deeply - as the less mindful, less patient side of me would most easily default to thinking - ‘For the love of GOD, why do I keep getting SIDETRACKED?!’ (Hello there, drama queen :).
My body and my relationship with it has become a profound detour. Upon reflection, it has been trying to communicate with me for 25 years. I am learning now to listen. . . . .Read More