Step 4 completes with this meditation and a bit of pondering… can we receive in the full presence and linger there? In other words, can you create the space for an experience, receive it and stay with it as it unfolds simply allowing and allowing and allowing. It can be challenging.
Everything eventually elicits a response; after all, we exhale in response to an inhale, but paying close attention to our built in capacity to soften, to open, and to receive can be a wonderful training. Spend some extra time taking it all in today… with a smile. You may be delighted by all that appears.