When I really pay attention I can hear my mind labeling the things and situations it perceives. It says things like, “Wow, the moon is so bright tonight,” and, “The sky is very blue today!” But attaching words to my perceptions doesn’t mean I actually have any idea what I’m seeing. Perception becomes miraculous and new when you can see without mentally labeling everything. When labels are gone, we can see things for the wonders they truly are.
This video is a beautiful example of the magic of perception: