I love The Writer’s Almanac. Every day it delivers a lovely poem and bit of literary history. Sometimes, the poem seems to strike right at the heart of something related to meditation or mindfulness, in general. Today is one of those.
Meditation trains the heart and mind to see what is and not spend so much time cooking up problems. The poet, Keven McCaffrey knows that sometimes, problems come from; “…out of thin air, out of nothing.”
The problem is there is no problem and
“No Problem” by Kevin McCaffrey from Laughing Cult. © Four Winds Press, 2014. Reprinted with permission. (buy now)
And as for real problems, a little meditation, a little mindfulness, will go a long way to helping us all sort that out more wisely, more compassionately.