What you allow to take hold of your attention first of all burns your energy, biologically and other wise. And it does something else, it determines for the moment a great deal of your state of mind ...
I was taking a walk this morning and tossing a stone I found up and catching it. Pleasant little diversion as I enjoyed the early morning sunshine.
One particular throw went a little off course, and as I reached for it, I had to bend my arm in a funny position to catch it. As the stone came down and I stretched and bent for it, I recognized this twisted arm position, knowing I've "made that catch before".
Sometimes I go walking in the winter and I see how the wind gradual but consistent does things to the snow. It makes shapes you would never expect from a random force. It makes high piles and low troughs. It makes shapes that look anything but random. Many times I look at the course of