“Don’t worry about achieving. Don’t worry about perfection. Just be there each moment as best you can.” Pema Chodron Pema Chodron is an ex-Catholic, Buddhist nun, writer, teacher, mother and grandmother.
…feelings like disappointment, embarrassment, irritation, resentment, anger, jealousy, and fear, instead of being bad news, are actually very clear moments that teach us where it is that we’re holding back. They teach us to perk up and lean in when we feel we’d rather collapse and back away. They’re like messengers that show us, withContinue reading “Monday message”
September is over. There have been a bunch of challenges. How can we help ourselves move on? Take a piece of paper. What were two particular moments of struggle or stress this month? Name them. Write them down. Acknowledge your feelings. Write those feelings down. “When … I felt …” Be honest. How can youContinue reading “Letting Go and Moving On”
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”
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”
“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”