Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it’s in my basement… let me go upstairs and check. ~ M.C. Escher
I don’t care how many times I come across the drawing by M.C. Escher’s ~ “Drawing Hands”, it is as if I am seeing it for the first time. I find it brilliant and yet mysterious as the line between two-dimensional drawing and three-dimensional reality are cleverly at play. Is it the mirror image at play here or is it not?
I believe one of the main benefits of meditation, even if only a few minutes a day, is to allow us to create a pause between a stimulus and our response. More often than not, if we hear someone say something we don’t like, we may immediately react. Meditation allows us to easily step back and pause to provide us time to think about an appropriate response. A few seconds can mean the difference between a harmful reaction or a benevolent action.
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