The Beautiful Selfishness of Meditation
Doctors and Mystics alike have written and spoken about the benefits of Meditation and have given you many reasons to begin this Practice. In my small way, I have also tried to explain why in previous blogs.
I thought that I knew the answer.
It is only right this moment as I drink my coffee that it hits me. The real reasons why I Meditate. The real reasons why you should Meditate.
As I drink my coffee, I find myself looking more and more forward to my morning Meditation. Actually excited.
This surprises me.
Yes, I have been meditating for over 30 years and love it but It came to me this minute that I always saw it as a box to be checked in my day. One more thing done. A positive “thing”, a productive “thing” but just another “thing” that I do in my busy day.
But my mind is blown as this minute:
What a Luxury it is. What a Privilege it is. What a Gift it is.
I realize that it is made even sweeter because it is a Luxury and a Gift that I give myself. A Privilege I grant myself.
I realize that it is the greatest act of self love and self care that there is.
A Time to Stop every day for just a little while, a Time to step off the Merry-Go-Round. A Time to learn about ourselves, A Time to become intimately acquainted with ourselves, A Time to become and be our own best friend.
A Time that belongs to Me.
How beautifully and gloriously Selfish.