Monday, 15 September 2014

Coffee spoons revisited

Not such a bad thing...?

Each pause can be a blessing moment. Sometimes all we need is a freshly brewed cup of coffee. I have often observed people, including myself, chasing coffee cups around all morning - microwaving the coffee again and again and perhaps never really tasting it. Brewing a fresh cup of coffee and attending to it with the kind of presence that allows you to truly taste it is an act of mindfulness and a very good prayer. Thus on some days this kind of morning prayer might be something to consider: a cup of coffee with a moment of interior quiet, or a cup shared...

Sr Macrina Wiederkehr, even acred Pauses - Living Mindfully
Through the Hours of the Day. Notre Dame, IN: Sorin Books, pp 76-77

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