anchor in eternity

going in, going out
this breath now holds our only truth
a bridge between two worlds
separated by illusion
an outer and an inner world
arising from within. 
my breath, my life commander 
the cord that bonds mind to matter
my anchor in eternity.

As long as we are alive, the breath is always there. While everything else might change, including our body, thoughts, vision, desires, the breath remains the same. That is why many meditation techniques use the breath as a grounding method for the practice. “Just follow your breath” is the mantra. As our thoughts, so our breath. When we are excited, it goes faster. As we relax, as we go deeper into consciousness, the breath becomes more and more subtle. Breath is an unmistakable anchor into the present moment, into reality.

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