“moment disorder”

Three readers picked up on my typo in my last post where I wrote “moment disorder” instead of “movement disorder.” Thank you for letting me know. One reader commented that our culture displays widespread moment disorder–the inability to be present right now, right here.

We miss the amazing texture now that includes sensations, perceptions, and feelings, in addition to thoughts, and instead, choose to follow only the relentless, one-track mind. Thought, when not engaged in useful, present moment activity, is busy assigning meaning, judging, rejecting, preferencing, or reinventing the supposed past and making assumptions about an imagined future–all of it, fruitless, one-dimensional activity. It inserts itself into the foreground instead of melding into the fullness of experience as one of many delicious flavors.

© Amrita Skye Blaine, 2013

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Filed under Daily reminders, Musings, Non-duality

2 responses to ““moment disorder”

  1. I hope you don’t feel like we picked on you — I normally would never point out a typo but it was just there was something so perfect about that one and the many meanings it conveyed…

  2. “Moment disorder” does indeed give a kick of clarity! Thank you Amrita! To typo slips that come from places of clarity. Sharon

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