vitality & woundedness

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Trust the energy that

Courses through you. Trust

Then take surrender even deeper. Be the energy.

Don’t push anything away. Follow each

Sensation back to its source

In vastness and pure presence.

……Danna Faulds

what is happening right now? how can we know? how can we stop the storyline for this one moment? is it possible? what is mindfulness? this grounding is real and raw…….

A light RAIN starts by recognizing that you are caught in reactivity- to a perceived slight, unwashed dishes, misplaced eyeglasses, feelings of indigestion, something you regret saying. When you recognize you are stuck, stop everything and take & long, full breathes. These breaths help you disengage from the momentum of your thoughts and activity and make space for your inner experience. Investigate by asking yourself, “What am I feeling?” and bring your attention to your body- primarily your throat, chest and belly. Let your intention be to befriend what you notice. Sometimes it’s easy to locate your felt sense, but at other times it might b vague and hard to identify quickly. What is important is pausing and deepening your attention. See if it is possible to regard yourself with kindness. Are you more aware? Open? Warmhearted? …….Tara Brach

where we really are

Reality is always kinder than the stories we tell about it.

…Byron Katie

3 thoughts on “vitality & woundedness

  1. When a moment is filled with passion these questions are a must to allow us to dissolve the emotion and get to the core of where. The feeling began. Often in a place far distant from where we are – a slighted child, a mocked teen, or angry young adult …dissolving is as much about emotions as it is salt or sugar …

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