Posts tagged meditation
Cages of Words

As I was meditating, my family began to float through my head. Including my step-family. This is probably because my step-grandpa passed away just last week, and it’s Christmas season so ‘tis the time for family gatherings.

Now, if I am honest, my relationship with this side of my family hasn’t always felt smooth as silk. (Which isn’t to say they’re bad people at all).

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Social Responsibility

I’m going to come up with a name for my new experiment of meditating 2 hours per day.

Journey Inward? Meeting myself? Hmmm…

In any case, today’s meditation was so incredibly enlightening.

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Your Only Job is to Show Up

We really complicate life.  Like, Sweet Jesus, do we ever.

We complicate it with expectations- of ourselves, of others, of how we think something should unfold or the way it should go.  And when the expectations aren't met, we're convinced that life is shit and we'e bad and unworthy of unhappiness.

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Safe in the Pain

My on-going journey of meditating for two hours a day continues to astound me.  We're talking daily insights, a feeling of clarity and expansiveness, and being embodied in a way I don't ever recall being before.

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Fixing It

One of the most obvious ways my woundings show up for me is in my relationship with my children.  Which isn't to say that we have a terrible connection.  It's to say that I feel a gap between what I know to be true, and how I behave with them.

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Expectations and Broken Hearts

I was gifted a powerful discovery in meditation that involves expectation and its purpose.

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Consider It a Thought

Just one piece of the process of sitting for two hours a day, come what may.

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No Amount of Coffee Could Fix This

Sometimes, despite our best efforts, shame takes hold.  So, what are we to do?

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