“To live in the present moment is a miracle. The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green Earth in the present moment, to appreciate the peace and beauty that are available now.”
― Thich Nhat Hanh, Touching Peace: Practicing the Art of Mindful Living
Curt Pawlisch: These sentences were from one of the first Thich Nhat Hanh books I had ever read. The teaching resonated deeply given my love of the environment and my need to come back to the present moment—to stop all my thinking as a lawyer, my career at the time—and instead to lay claim to the vastness of now.