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Humor As Spiritual Practice

Humor As Spiritual Practice

Jun 14, 2013-- "I was going through airport security the other month, participating in the grind of pulling out my laptop and my Ziploc baggie full of plastic bottles, and removing my belt and my shoes and my watch and my jacket and trying to fit them all into the plastic bin in such a way that nothing would fall out as it went through its screening. On the other side, I quickly gathered my belongings so they wouldn't get run over by the oncoming stream of objects. I started shuffling forward with my shoes half on and my arms weighed down by my scattering of possessions. As I glanced up, I saw a group of chairs and tables with an accompanying sign that read "Recombobulation Area." "Ha!" I grunted with laughter and relief. "How perfect is that!" In this lovely, short piece, a writer reminds us that approaching potentially frustrating situations with a dash of humor, can boost our growth in pleasantly surprising ways. (20606 reads)

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Take ActionThe next time you feel frustration brewing, redirect your mind to its "Recombobulation Area" and find the humor in the situation.

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