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Beware the Quagmire of Minutia - 12sep21



“Could ‘prattling on’ include

unskillful use of social media?”

she intelligently asked.


“It could,” I responded,

“but in our good hearted enthusiasm

to work out all the practical applications

of spiritual principles


we could find ourselves

stuck in analysis

as if in a quagmire.


Like Luke Skywalker’s X-wing

sinking into Yoda’s swamp on Dagobah.


Much better it could be to practice

mindfulness and meditation in such a way

as to nurture the centered spontaneity


through which the best

choices, utterances and deeds

could flow,


like water

through a garden hose

on a hot summer’s morn.


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