CONCENTRATION is a central feature of a contemplative life, cultivated through formal meditation practice and also through any of a variety of other daily activities.

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By Vita Vilcina
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“Focused and Fearless”
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“Concentration brings with it a natural joy that arises as the mind settles and is absent of distraction.
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A surgeon may love surgery, not because the operating room is a pleasant place to be, but because the task demands such complete attention that the mind is filled with the delight associated with concentration.

Kayakers are often enveloped in rapture even though their bodies are cramped in little boats and splashed by frigid water.
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A concentrated mind

is focused,

unified,

and stable,

regardless of

whether

the conditions

are uncomfortable

or luxurious.”
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Lovely, simple, powerful.
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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by jennifertemp on January 17, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    My thoughts exactly.

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