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Somewhere in Thoughts

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Annie: Somewhere in Thoughts

Have you ever found yourself holding a cup of coffee, or maybe reading a book, waiting for a friend who is late, quietly sitting in prayer or mediation, and found your mind has taken flight to another place and time? I have been caught in those state. I’ve also caught others in those state, just staring out the window. They are no longer present. Gone. Bye-bye. They are some place else. Yep, I must admit to all of the above. I do not always stay present to the moment. I’m learning to be more aware of those times of departure and gently come back to the present.


Written by Monte Stevens

August 10, 2009 at 12:01 am

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  1. Monte, yes, in school I use to get caught and called down by the teacher for “day-dreamer.” The only difference now is there’s no teacher. đŸ™‚


    August 10, 2009 at 7:04 am

  2. Actually, as much as I must train myself to stay in the moment, there are also times I think its not such an unhealthy thing to just let go and drift. I think that is where the creativity lies and, more often than not, I struggle with the letting go than I do with the staying present.

    Beautiful woman in the picture.

    I’d like to ask you a question, unrelated to your post about flying with a camera–am flying to LA in a few weeks, just wanted to know if I will have a problem with most airlines carrying on my 5d…any advice?


    August 10, 2009 at 9:33 pm

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