I was in a class this weekend, as I usually am, when the teacher began speaking about inviting certain energies and thoughts in as opposed to forcing them upon ourselves. At first I didn’t think much of it, moving along with my practice as usual, but as time slowly progressed and the words began to resonate more and more working their way into my consciousness, I began to greatly recognize the weight of what inviting something over forcing it really meant. I think it’s safe t
With Mother’s day just over a week behind us gratitude is a value most likely fresh on our minds. As we discussed a few weeks back, the challenge to make meaningful use of what is, is to be truly grateful for all things that come our way. How are you doing with that task? Where are you finding difficulties and where are you finding success? The impact of living in gratitude is so robust that once you fully reach it, it’s nearly impossible to imagine living life any other way.
Ever have that feeling where you foresee the results of something before it even happens and that overwhelming moment of dread or fear kicks in? Or maybe you don’t see it coming, and suddenly without warning you’re hit dead on with opposition, failure, and/or defeat. We’ve all been there. Moments of tragedy. Despair. Anguish. How could this be happening to me, you ask. You’ve done everything you can to prepare and set yourself up for success. Interestingly enough, life is ful