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Posts Tagged ‘“Think but an instant just on this; you can behold the holiness God gave His Son. an never need you think that there is something else for you to see.” ACIM t.20.VIII.11:3-4’

Looking for something to watch on television

is worse than doing nothing.

In fact, it elevates “doing nothing”

to that meditative space

which actively allows life

to sneak in unannounced.

Doing nothing

saying nothing

thinking nothing

would be such a blessing for a few minutes or an hour

at the end of the day.

Distractions only come

when invited–

and remember who sends the invitation.

I absolutely abhor wasting time;

to send myself on a fruitless

search to fill in what

was designed to remain

forever empty of all but now

gives me instant heartache–

that breed of regret that

can only be fully understood

by a sufferer of acid reflux.

But now the episode is over,

the television is blissfully silent

and my angered heart rate has calmed.

Now is here again

and I can breathe.

What more is needed?

I issue another invitation–

only Holiness need reply,

Peace is a party for One.

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