Release all desire and what remains? Pure joy in the present moment.
The mind craves. It plans, regrets, projects and desires. The thoughts that play in the background of our lives distract us from experiencing all that the present moment has to offer.
When we choose to experience life as it is, the mundane is seen as extraordinary. The worldly becomes sacred. Challenges transform into inner wisdom and grace. You can create this in your life. Begin now, with what you have from where you are. By residing fully in whatever unfolds without the desire that it be any different, you enter a space in which transformation can occur.
Practice simple joy in this moment. Find something which soothes your soul. Give it your full attention. Express gratitude. Your true nature is joy.