Keep a clear mind. See just this. Sky, trees, hawk drinking at edge of pond. Problems arise from holding on to thought, like a strangler fig. I, me, mine. Drop it. Just don’t know. Breath then is all one natural breath.
Holding an idea, having lingering attachments, just let them go. No holding on to this or that! Visit the Inner Garden, Truth, Great Love, Compassion grows there.
They say ” Where ever you go there you are”. So it doesn’t matter where on the planet you are, you can be happy or not, the place isn’t the important part. Chasing after (clinging to) what you think is good, ( positive emotional responses) and avoiding what you think is bad, (negative emotional responses) […]
The ten Ox herding Pictures: http://www.buddhism.org/board/read.cgi?board=glossary&y_number=46
this article “the anxiety of the long distance meditator” is one bittersweet journey… http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/the-anxiety-of-the-long-distance-meditator/?smid=pl-share