Intensions

There is a popular Buddha story, which goes like this:
Once, when Buddha and his disciples where meditating
 a man came up to Buddha and asked, "Are you meditating?"
Buddha opened his eyes, smiled at the man and said, "Yes, I am, can we talk in afternoon".
Saying this Buddha closed his eyes.
 
Later the disciples could not contain themselves, complained to Buddha,
"Not only his question was foolish, anyone could plainly see that you were meditating,
on top of that you answered him also, breaking your meditation. We could have responded to him."
 
Buddha again smiled and replied, "He had a need. I responded to it. He continued and so did I. That is meditation.
 
If only I could learn from this story even half an ounce of its wisdom. If only I could realize that relaxation, acceptance, respect, understanding - almost all of these do not emanate from what we see, but what we choose to see:
 
Step back
Change the window
There was a time
When my reasons were in line
 
Switch light
Change the shadow
There is a view
Where my intentions are true
 
And finally a poster i got somewhere from internet
just for you to think, 
do you want the child to change ?
or
do you change the want to change ?
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