Heart. I am sitting wearing noise-cancelling headphones, next to the running clothes washer. I have been awake for hours, and off and on for hours before that. Waking up and meeting needs and having soothing conversations and interactions. Praying each time to show up in kindness- again and again. I feel numb- like my body … Continue reading For Nurturers.
"The Present MomentNothing missing. Nothing extra. Simultaneously nothing and everything."Twitter post 25 October 2021 I've been exploring some aspects of my Universe lately. What I've come back to over and over again is that the Present Moment is our point of entry into a life beyond our conditioned responses. Bring your awareness to where you … Continue reading The Present Moment
In this very present moment I sit. I breathe deep. I illuminate my awareness with my breath. I turn my attention to everything around me. My focus energizes it all. I turn that focus inward. My body has messages for me and I listen with unconditional love. Just listen. Unconditional love is loving with no … Continue reading Gather.
I previously discussed my return to running in the post Remember. While it has been a slow process, I am grateful for the opportunity to discuss it here. There is a lot to explore and a lot that has been making more sense to me as I retrace my processes and steps. I love the … Continue reading Healing With Nature.
I went for a walk this morning. After I got to about the farthest point from the beginning, it started to pour rain. I put the hood on my coat up for a few moments, and then put it down again. A phrase from my time running came up, "we're not made of sugar." I … Continue reading Remember.
There are some moments that, no matter what you try, will never be perfect. The plans just don't and won't work out. In every moment we have the choice to sink into suffering about how imperfect things are or we can move gently despite the challenges. We are able to choose the thoughts in our … Continue reading Perfect.
It is a new day and I am grateful. For every challenging day I have, I know that a good rest and a new dawn follow. It may not be a better day, but it is different and I know I am also different. Growth happens during rest and I feel that I have more … Continue reading Dawn.
Move mindfully. Breathe. Deeply. Ground down. Root. Securely. Release slowly. Feel. Intensely. Move as mindfully into your day as possible with deep breaths and deep intention. Ground down into yourself and root securely into your awareness. Slowly release everything that needs to be acknowledged and hold gentle attention on your precious self. It is all … Continue reading Go Gently.