Cultivating joy means noticing when I’m joyful, and when I’m not. It means accepting what is, and living with an intention to cultivate joy.
Honoring the here and now. Accepting what is. Accepting what isn’t. Noticing anticipation of what is to come. The could be. Noticing regret of what was. The should have. Come home to witness. Honoring the now. The sweetness of joy tastes sweeter. The depth of frustration grips tighter. The ebb and flow offer relief andContinue reading “Honoring the now.”
Each of us has a story, has been stuck, has suffered affliction of one form or another. Our challenge then, remains an opportunity. See one another. Hold space for one another. Be. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, we are one.
In practicing yoga, the cue to “lead with your heart” often is interpreted to mean shoulders back and down, abdomen in to support a strong core, arms perhaps stretched out like wings or clasped behind your back and down, with heart-center the leading force of your physical movement. (Think of doing a forward fold swanContinue reading “Lead with your heart.”
Habit forming. March 2, 2018 I’m working on a new habit of opening my computer to continue my writing. I’m working on a new habit of being OK even when I’m in what I sense to be an uncomfortable situation. With bells ringing, trucks beeping, people talking, fans whirring, engines, motors, beings, all conceivablyContinue reading “Habit forming.”
Writing is a practice that must be cultivated through dedicated practice.
I see, I feel. I see the shifting seasons before my eyes. As the leaves fall from branches willing to let go. I feel it in my bones. As the breeze calms through the open sills. My progress today helps me plan for tomorrow. I give myself time to be in it. To getContinue reading “I see, I feel.”
In seeking to see the unseen we seek hidden truths. Treasure that remains dormant until harvested and unearthed. It is through the practice of seeking to see the unseen that we come to a greater sense of awareness. Some truths can only be sensed or felt. Perhaps you enjoy the embrace of friend, or aContinue reading “Seeing the unseen. “