Magic is a sudden opening of the mind to the wonder of existence. It is a sense that there is much more to life than we usually recognize; that we do not have to be confined by the limited views that our family, our society, or our own habitual thoughts impose on us; that life contains many dimensions, depths, textures, and meanings extending far beyond our familiar beliefs and concepts.

John Welwood in Ordinary Magic: Everyday Life as Spiritual Path by John Welwood


To Practice This Thought:
Recall a moment in your life that felt like magic--perhaps the first time you met a special person or a surprising turn of events.


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