It occurred to me in meditation today that current events are just
that despite the time lag for impressions of the world to be logged
into the brain and perception to occur.
When I see a dog the dog is no longer in exactly the place it was
because it takes some small time for the impression to form in the
mind's eye. But that does not keep the impression of what is current
from being current because the world is just a relative phenomenon
It is the consciousness of that world, illusion or not, that is
current and can be nothing else.
When it is an impression from the mind like a thought, there is no
feeling of currency associated with it. The feeling of currency is
associated with the thought of "I am".
But the currency is shortlived in the attention. The mind does not
hold its impression of the current for long. That is why practice is
reccommended. The ability to hold the mind on one object increases
It is interesting to note that the word current also means a movement
of energy. A person's current is simultaneously their spirit and the