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Mindfulness meditation quotes
If you had a life philosophy, what would it be? How would you quote the essence of your life in mere words? Would you try to be mindful of all that encompasses the meditation of your life? What exactly would your mindful meditation quotes entail?
Well, I am sure that no one is actually alone in this. Matter of factly, everybody wants to be known for something, but no one wants to be known for nothing, or so I don’t think. We all desire to be seen, felt, acknowledged, and valued by one another. More likely than not, we’d rather go without rather than go within. But, sometimes, the things that we don’t want to do are the things that we need to do with our life.
Except, there is no pressure to begin with. The pressure is letting go of the pressure. We must be mindful of our habits if we are to cut all ties with them and emerge as our best version. This, of course, is not out of the lack of mindful person hood. Quite the contrary, as we are our best version, and yet we must be mindful of that powerful silence brewing within. The pure consciousness that envelopes the entire essence of our being.
When is the last time you decided to merely be a passenger in the womb of divine intelligence?
On that note, this article will be sharing 12 mindful meditation quotes to help you get started every morning. After all, you are stronger, better, and greater every day in every way. The future is always embedded in the now.
1. “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh
Essentially, this quote is saying that this too shall pass. In other words, if you are going through a rough patch, you are going to make it through because it is merely a season. Hence, a patch in an entire road of possibility. In addition to this, you’d be shocked just how much your breath can be a saving grace. It makes the difference between being grounded in the present moment and floating off the right path. As inside as it sounds, don’t get caught up in the moment. Be the eternal moment.
2. “The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti
Honestly, I think about the average person when I read this point. Everyone needs to be right, yet no one wants to be wrong. How can we ever grow if we don’t allow ourselves to journey upon the course of trial and error?
Anyways, that aside, it takes skill to not make judgment. To merely observe without coming to a conclusion is the mark of an intelligent mind. It is the equivalent of being open to all ideologies, beliefs, and paradigms, but only believing a few. The goal is to entertain more than believe. In essence, if you can just accept life as it is observed, you are one with divine intelligence.
3. “In today’s rush, we all think too much-seek too much-want too much-and forget about the joy of just being.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
Too much is too much. In today’s world, it is quite difficult to find a quiet space to tune out all the distractions out there. We might live for the highs, but we also allow ourselves to be dragged down with all the lows life has to offer. We are inclined to chase what we can’t have, desire more when we have enough, and use our heads at the expense of our hearts. So, the moral of the story is to enjoy life and be mindful of such daily rewards.
4. “If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.” ~ William Blake
Indeed, there is a difference between how you perceive reality and simply observing it. When you wipe your eyes, you begin to see just how blind you were before right up until now. Yet, if you ever though you were nothing more than ordinary and fingers, you see the reality of life: (wo)man is extraordinarily infinite.
5. “The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.” ~ Osho
Again, this goes against the grain of popular belief. It is not what happens after death, but rather if you lived your life before death. The power lies in living for the present moment and not merely existing for the chance of life after death.
6. Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ~ Victor Frankl
Been there done that. You do not have to react to every little thing that happens to you. Sure, it takes time and patience but nothing is impossible, especially when you become more mindful if the space between stimulus and response. Even in the most powerless situations, we are the power.
Thus, you can only grow more powerful when you take back the strength within: choosing your response. It is never too late to grow and to be free, you just have to believe. Remember, I’m possible.
7. “Paradise is not a place; it’s a state of consciousness.” ~ Sri Chinmoy
Speaking of which, belief can sometimes be misguided at best. Of course, this depends on the worldview of the belief and what all it entails. Just like heaven or hell, don’t expect a physical place. Moreover, contrary to popular belief, you don’t experience a heaven or a hell just when you are. First and foremost, who said you cannot experience both? Then, why rule out the possibility, ahem, reality that we all experience heaven and hell at some point or another on our mindful journey? Lastly, no one can say with absolute certainly what entails the place-why not palace-of paradise or the lack thereof. As a result, there is one thing we cannot deny: heaven and hell is an experience. And based on the vibration in which we admit, out state of awareness thereby varies. You, pure consciousness, live in Paradise, a state of union.
8. “Observe the space between your thoughts, then observe the observer.” ~ Hamilton Boudreux
While it is easier said than done, your life’s purpose does not involve figuring out why you think your thoughts. Furthermore, you are not your thoughts, your feelings, it even your body. You are quite simply the space within then around. When you tap into that eternal stillness, that is when you can be mindful of the observer. The moment in which you can meditate on being the third party observer reborn.
9. “With meditation, you begin to relax in your seat and just watch the move of life.” ~ Ken Wilber
Perhaps you don’t need to write the script of your life. Perhaps you don’t need to be in control of the three-arc structure of your life. Maybe it is in your best interest to just let life happen. Did you know that the last you try to control your movie, the more you can direct, produce, and script it. When you stop chasing the perfect ending, that’s when your perfectly imperfect ending will begin. So, relax, grab a bowl of popcorn, and watch the movie if your life. Meditate, ahem, feast on miracles.
10. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind of the present moment.” ~ Buddha
Quite frankly, you must be mindful of the ever-present moment. You night be able to exist in the past and future, but you cannot call that living. Accordingly, there is no such thing as existing in the present moment. With the aid of meditation, truly being mindful entails being present and living square in the moment. Mind over matter, or mind in the moment?
11. “To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still.” Jiddu Krishnamurti
To reiterate, the less you try, the more you manifest. In this case, instead of exhausting all your energy on trying to get something work, let it work. This might mean coming back to it later, being mindful of the need to meditate, or most auspiciously both. Personally, I realize that when I meditate I am investing in my most productive, mindful, and healthy self. Therefore, I allow myself to be quiet because in the warm, comforting, enriching stillness, I’m measurable. I’m measurable ever since all understanding comes from within first — the inside out. Essentially, you are the mind you seek, only better.
12. Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ~ Carl Jung
Above all, being mindfulness meditation is not about neglecting your needs or running away from your responsibilities; it is about listening to the cries of your heart, joy or otherwise, to transparently see the illusion of the head game. To see through the glitch in the matrix even clearer than the bluest day. So, stop looking outside of yourself for all the answers. Why go far away when all you need is at home?
Provided that you only lose what you cling to, why not do the inner shadow work? Why not look inside of your heart and see the diamond bring purified, sustained, and empowered in the rough? Therefore, you are left with a spectrum of two choices: keep dreaming in left field, or start awakening in here.
I hope his article found you well and encouraged you to create some of your own mindfulness meditation quotes. Feel free to comment and share this post and my content.
Are you eyes wide open or eyes wide shut? Are you a passenger or a driver? Why not live the mindful life while you always can? Aren’t you mindfulness meditation quotes?