When we’re caught in a self-centered dream

“When attention to the present moment falters and we drift into some version of ‘I have to have it my way,’ a gap is created in our awareness of reality as it is, right now. Into that gap pours all the mischief of our life. We create gap after gap after gap, all day long. The point of practice is to close those gaps, to reduce the amount of time that we spend being absent, caught in our self-centered dream.”

– Charlotte Joko Beck, from “Attention Means Attention”
Read the whole article at Tricycle.com