Thursday, January 16, 2014

The Perfect Quietness of Heart

Expecting nothing changes everything.

It creates contentment, since you’re grateful for what you have. It builds humility, since you’re surrendering control. It invites calmness, since you’re not meeting some standard. It allows acceptance, since you’re saying yes to what is.

Expecting nothing changes everything.

It triggers presence, since you’re not obsessing about the future. It achieves freedom, since you’re liberated from the past. It summons wonder, since you’re open to whatever happens. And it enables stability, since you’re never knocked off center.

That’s what happens when we shake off the shackles of expectation.
We experience the perfect quietness of heart.