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Perfection in the Midst of Pain

Written by Andrea Hill on . Posted in Reflections

Even in times of deep worry or emotional pain we can still have moments of beauty and perfection.

The challenge is to place yourself entirely within the present, to experience only what you can see, touch, hear, taste, or feel at that moment - and pay no attention to the things your mind remembers or predicts. Find something that is beautiful, affirming, or magical to you and immerse yourself in it. Know that the only reality, right now, is the reality of that wondrous thing. The smallest respite from emotional pain can give you strength and peace. To claim those moments for yourself is to give yourself the gift of resilience when you need it most.