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Coffee Shop Shuffle

I was sitting in the coffee shop, practicing feeling present. I focused on feeling the chair under me, the table in front of me. I relaxed letting myself really feel the weight of my limbs, taking note of my breath, and of everything around me right in that moment. I could hear a symphony of background noise coming in and out of focus. And suddenly the strangest thing happened. As I watched the sea of people, they all appeared to be part of a choreographed dance. One person would shift his body in some way, and then another next to him/her would do something similar. It wrapped around the room in the most creative and spectacular dance. It seemed unreal to watch it, like I was going to be on candid camera or something--or maybe they are adding something strange to the coffee!

Perhaps if we want, we can see dancing everywhere we look!

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  1. You have hit on a very key point, being present is not just about seeing with the eyes, when we are so present we begin to see beyond the usual ways of seeing, going into the mystery, which is the making of us all. It seems surreal, but what is real really?

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