I breathe in the breath of God and enter a place of peace and serenity.
Deep, regulated breathing provides both physical and mental exercise. Breathing is an involuntary function of my body. Yet when I focus on my breath and control it, I enter a different realm of solitude and peace—a deeper mind, body, and spirit connection. I begin by consciously slowing my breathing, allowing each exhale to get longer, and each inhale to go deeper. My heart rate and blood pressure lower, my muscles relax. I exist only in this present moment, a place of peace. In this relaxed, receptive state of mind I connect with Spirit within. As I return to the present moment, I bring with me the peace and serenity of the simple act of breathing. I am ready for the rest of my day.
The spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.—Job 33:4