Spiritual Lust. {Portlandia}

Via Waylon Lewis
on Nov 26, 2012
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Meditation Crush. {Portlandia}

That girl is so hot (thinking, breath). Naked, tent, breas(thinking, breath) I wonder if I should ask her out after dinnnn(thinking, breath)…

We’ve all done it. We sit down to meditate and…lust away the hour, which goes by in the space of a minute.

Sitting down and pretending isn’t enough. Imagination and discursive out-of-the-present-moment longing happens (sometimes it’s just about lunch, sometimes we’re anxious or stressed, not dreamy), but we’ve got to come back from it and actually practice the meditation technique.

And when we do so, we get to a place of possibility, a state of mind supportive of what some call love: when reality exceeds our imagination.

Instead of, you know, the other way around:

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to “Spiritual Lust. {Portlandia}”

  1. Splendi says:

    Oh, I have this so bad.