Posts Tagged ‘the quiet voice within’

One of the most common misconceptions about meditation is that we must stop our thoughts. I’ve heard so many people proclaim that they can’t meditate because, try as they might, they can’t stop thinking. On the contrary, meditation isn’t about not thinking. The more we try to do this, the louder and crazier the thoughts will become. Why? Think of your thoughts as shadows on a wall, and when you raise your fists to fight them, what happens? They fight back. The more you fight them, the more they will fight back because they are merely shadows. So what do we do? (more…)

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