Sunday, July 20, 2008

The present moment

This is wonderful:

On Arturo Toscanini’s eightieth birthday, someone asked his son, Walter, what his father ranked as his most important achievement. The son replied, “For him there can be no such thing. Whatever he happens to be doing at the moment is the biggest thing in his life – whether it is conducting a symphony or peeling an orange.

-Ardis Whitman

This does so remind me of that old slogan, "Comparisons are odious."

1 comment:

  1. Oh how I wish to attain the ability to be here, now, lost in this lovely moment. I'm so disgruntled with meditation that I've given it up. Maybe your blog has been my Creator's way of nudging me back to it.

    Thank you!


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