First you’re in for a moment. You feel the place: the trees, the wind, the Earth, the cold or the heat. You feel the details and the whole as a harmonious singing of nature. You are no longer, you no longer exist, you become part of that sound that surrounds you, the forest, the garden, the street, the house, the way. Look around and breathe quietly.
Some people get out of shoes, some don’t. Some close their eyes, some don’t.
Quietly continues to feel the place, conscious, alert, still. You don’t wait, you don’t ask, you’re full on the road.
Raise a foot with awareness of yourself. Stop in every detail of your body and mind, as a movement of presence. The sole, the weight on the other leg, your belly, your head, the neck, the feeling of the body, the emotion of the soul, the bird that tells you something, the breeze.
Advance your foot with awareness of yourself. Perhaps the feeling of haste, perhaps the feeling of presence. The movement, the change, the vertigo, the weight, the body, the head. The need to embrace the moment and be present with all your being, the foot on the ground and the feeling of belonging to life.
Walk slowly, so slowly that you hear every detail. Aware. Stealthy. Attentive. You’re walking, breathing, opening up to change.
Become the way and move forward.
Sometimes with his eyes closed, sometimes barefoot, sometimes full of faith, sometimes empty of you. Be aware.
You become the way and move towards you.