To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.
There are times in my life when I'm unmoved by beautiful songs and sensual women. Then there are times when the grass at the side of the road touches my soul. The difference is how present I am.
Meditation, reading slowly, walking barefoot, paying attention: these are some doorways to life. As our great sage Ferris Bueller once said, "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."