Deep peace of the quiet earth to you. 

April 5, 2016

Discomfort--physical, mental, emotional, or situational is something we all do our best to avoid. Right? Human nature. But some discomforts remain--discomfort with one's body; unease around a certain social situation; frustration in the acquiring of some skill or another. We spend so much energy either avoiding (read: ignoring/distracting) those feelings or berating ourselves for having them in the first place ("I should be a better person...etc").


First of all...that *should* thing? Well, that's a subject for another post; short answer, stop the should-ing. But most importantly--you've got to let those discomforts in. Right?? They're just going to keep knocking. Or, perhaps a better metaphor--the telemarketer is going to keep calling until you take the two minutes to pick up the phone and say, firmly, clearly: REMOVE ME FROM YOUR LIST (please & thank you).


Done and done. 


Same thing here. Let that discomfort in. Feel it out. What does it want? Chances are, as soon as you feel it, it g...

March 14, 2016

There is a balance. We may not like its results (from the centralized ego-vantage point of the human animal), but that's true on a day-to-day basis, never mind on a global scale. 


But you can use this to your advantage. Look around you--the natural world (including, yes, the poorly attuned--for the most part--human animal) is waking up. Everything is taking a risk.


Don't you think, at long, long last, you did, too? 


You don't need a book or a dogma or a credo outlining your faith. Wake up. Look outside. Watch the light change. That chance?


That's faith. 




March 2, 2016

You don't need a reason, spoken or unspoken, to say no. 


When you were born, you reserved the Divine-given right of refusal--not for life and its experiences--don't mistake me, but for anything that compromised your integrity, your truth, your beauty, your expression, or your values. 


Challenge them? Sure, why not? You're strong enough and you know you love a good challenge. But just to fight for fight's sake? No. You don't need that expenditure. 


You are here to challenge the system--the one put in place around you. When you lead from instinct, from compassionate heart, you will always know when the answer is an echoing, resounding, undeniable yes. 

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