94 5 Steps To Equanimity
After being in the car for hours on our drive home from visiting family for Thanksgiving, we got stuck in traffic during the last 15 miles home. I was driving, feeling totally done, more than ready to be home. The girls were understandably irritable. It was not a great scene.
Yet, out the window was the most beautiful sunset. It was breathtaking — a pink and red epic experience. It was utterly breathtaking.
Both were happening at the same time – our suffering, and this incomprehensible beauty.
Noticing and appreciating this sunset was a conscious practice at that moment.
It’s the same with our own equanimity – it’s a conscious practice.