The immediacy of interpretation free experience. Direct experience. The cat’s mind does not get in the way. There is only the present moment
Many of the common, every day scenes in nature can grab one’s attention such that all pain, worries and concerns are for a moment forgotten.
The wind shaking the leaves. I wonder what the tree feels.
The full moon reflected in a rain puddle on the back wooden deck on a clear, crisp night.
Sweeping the patio. Preparing a meal. Cleaning the cat’s litter box. Going to the grocery store. Cutting the lawn. Etc. One can practice the state
Can a house cat teach us something of being totally in the present moment? No past, no future – just now. The wonder of the