You might relate to these words from Taylor Swift’s song, “Epiphany” …… [Chorus]With you I serve, with you I fall down, downWatch you breathe in, watch you breathing out, out [Verse 2]Something med school did not coverSomeone’s daughter, someone’s motherHolds your hand through plastic now“Doc, I think she’s crashing out”And some things you just can’tContinue reading “Epiphany”
Some mornings you feel that life has flattened you before you even start your day.
It’s so difficult to read people’s faces under their masks so instead …. Ask for someone’s time for your support, even just 2 minutes. You deserve it as much as anyone else. Ask again. Maybe schedule a break together for mutual support and take turns listening. If you’re not being seen or heard then drawContinue reading “Stretch 4 – emotional. Lean on…”
Let go of doubt and anger towards God. Accept what is as just what is. If there’s a Plan we will not see it. If there’s a Reason we cannot understand it. Release the tensions that come from trying. Instead – stretch your heart and trust. Soften your heart to your pain so that HopeContinue reading “Stretch 3 – Stretching spiritually”
A Prayer of Hope During this Pandemic by Rabbi Naomi Levy We are still worried, God,Worried for our loved ones,Worried for our world.We turn to YouSeeking comfort, faith and hope. Teach us God, to turn our panic into patience,And our fear into acts of kindness and support.Open the eyes of those who are ignoring warningsContinue reading “Praying for Hope”
I’m 65 and in physical therapy. If I don’t stretch my joints they quit moving freely. I become limited. In what ways have you become frozen like an arthritic joint, limited, but not just physically, maybe emotionally, spiritually? Let’s start with the physical. Sitting at your desk try one of these: 1 Raise your armsContinue reading “Stretch 1 – Physical”
“In the same way that chronic tension in our postural muscles can keep us stuck in a state of stress, chronic tension in our facial muscles can keep us stuck in the corresponding emotional state.”
“The Prayer” [Celine Dion:]I pray you’ll be our eyesAnd watch us where we goAnd help us to be wiseIn times when we don’t knowLet this be our prayerWhen we lose our way Lead us to a placeGuide us with your graceTo a place where we’ll be safe [Andrea Bocelli (Celine Dion):]La luce che tu hai(IContinue reading “The Prayer”