Be where your feet are.
I heard a professional athlete said this recently. It reminded me about what Michael Jordan’s teammates said about him in the blockbuster documentary “Last Dance.”
Roughly they said, “most people think Jordan’s superpower was his drive, commitment, and competitive nature. All true. However, his true difference-maker was his ability to be present, in the moment, in the biggest moments, when things really mattered.” He was cool, calm, and collected in practice and all day for game day.
Especially in these times, being present is crucial. Not anxious about the future (although challenging I admit) and not living in the past.
Can you feel the sunlight on your shoulder?
Can you hear the wind rustle the leaves?
Can you taste each morsel of food?
How can you be where your feet are?
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