Talking About Meditation

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I don’t know about you, but I like to talk about meditation. Both my own, and in the abstract. I like to hear meditation instructions, even the basic ones I’ve heard many times. Maybe especially the basic instructions! There’s something calming and reassuring about it. And I feel like reminding myself about the basics is so helpful.

In a way it’s kind of ridiculous talking about meditation. After all, we’re just sitting there! What are we even supposed to be talking about?

In a way it’s a little like running magazines. I’m not a runner, so I don’t really understand, but when I see those magazines I just think…you’re running. One foot in front of the other. What’s there to read about? And 12 issues a year? Really?

Well, it’s sort of the same with meditation. We’re just sitting there. What’s to talk about? Apparently quite a lot!


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