Meditating with a Monkey

My kid is busy.

No, I am not talking about the over-scheduled variety of busy that so many people seem to have an affliction for these days. Rather, I am referring to his mental and physical state.

He was born this way. Rolling at three months, crawling at six, walking at nine… always spurred on by his innate curiosity, fearlessness, and independence. He loves, loves, loves his stimulation. The more he can get, the happier he is. Which ultimately is great. In life, this will serve him.

On the other hand, it is my job as his parent to offer him opportunities to learn to be still. There is much peace and wisdom to be gleaned from stillness. I have no desire to deny him these things. And perhaps, if we all taught our children to meditate, the world would be a much kinder, gentler place.

A mother can dream.

So, we’ve been meditating.

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one word: Tulpa

As I watch the world in its present state, I am feeling more than just a little lucky. The Universe is kind to me, and for that I am grateful.

I’m reading one heck of a book, as of late. To say the very least, my inner nerd is swimming gleefully in a very deep pool of possibility.

(“An Unlikely Prophet: A Metaphysical Memoir by the Legendary Writer of Superman and Batman” ~ Alvin Schwartz)

It would seem, as I suspected all along, that Superman really does exist.

(Read the book. I couldn’t possibly explain.)