That Space

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“Between stimulus and response there is a space.
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In that space is our power to choose our response.
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In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”
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Victor Frankl
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Meditation/Mindfulness develops that space, an interval of time, where we can decide whether to express anger, sorrow or joy.
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Yes, emotions come and go, they stay longer when we grasp them, and exit quickly when we stay present.
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Choose wisely!

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Viktor Frankl provided great insight into what it means to be human and, as you suggest, the meditative space we inhabit.

  2. Frankl is an amazing human being. He wrote that a mans wellbeing can be maintained through enduring the suffering life offers without becoming a victim.

    He stated that in the concentration camp they did not ignore or deny the brutality but looked at it in a realistic straight forward way.

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