Guess what I did this morning!
I have never done yoga before but Steve and I went to this place near the center for the town. And it got me thinking about being slow.
SLOW: this is not a very good word today. We have slow kids, slow traffic, slow buses… very thing should be FAST, efficient, productive. And I too think that I’m a really fast person. I get things done asap, the most in a little span of time but today during yoga and I was challenged to be slow. To take each breath and concentrate on each second, each moment. I don’t do that enough. I don’t do it because it’s hard. It’s hard to think about what we do and to be deliberate in each action we take, or each word that we say. It’s hard to take a moment to think before reacting, it’s hard to be slow.
Being slow’s a real gift.
At this great tofu sandwich place, these people are huge advocates of slow food (opposite of fast food)… I went in there hoping to grab something and go. There was too much on my list of things to do. But they advocated slow food, food where great thought we put into the type of ingredients used, to time taken to match it to a suitable sauce, a healthy, slow meal. I’m sure it’s obvious, that sandwich was INCREDIBLE. I can’t wait to go back for more.
I’m going to try to take some time to catch my breath today and during this trip.
Slow me down.