152/365 An invitation to calm

The mind that is alert and relaxed sometimes gets creative, and when that happens, I’ll invite it to calm down so I can get back to my object of meditation, but if it doesn’t, I’ll just allow the creativity to run its full course while I observe the experience with equanimity.

from “Joy on Demand: The Art of Discovering the Happiness Within” by Chade-Meng Tan

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