Scattered attention is what powers the 80,000 thoughts per day along with attendant feelings of ups and downs in life. This poem points to the power of rested attention.
I valued the pursuit of knowledge for most of my life, including on my spiritual path. Life experiences, however, thrust me into the realm of miracles that I couldn’t explain from my rational-skeptic mindset. The heart of the heart of this desire to seek knowledge, it turned out, was to find the answer to the most important question, “Who am I?”