So many places in the world. But I am nestled in a most amazing and beautiful mountain community. Most mornings and evening but especially when the red skies roll in. And when I am really blessed, after a rain a beautiful rainbow hovers over my home. It makes me feel a childlike awe…
My heart is yearning for a peaceful existence for all, and may something good come from this global wake up call. And may I forgive, not judge and develop a deep love of myself. My heart is especially yearning for a joyful path for my daugher and husband.
In the laughs of friends, in the hugs from family, with the smiles of strangers in far off lands; in Chile, in small towns in Italy, in Temples in Thailand, with farm owners in Vietnam, schoolmates in Italy, at my office, in the mountains,. Meditation retreats various parts of the world. Home is where the heart is,
White light (sunlight, fluorescent light) contains all of the colors of the visible spectrum.
Therefore, may the visible spectrum of the white light radiate love and healing around the world.
Being centered and holding no fear. I honor that by reaching out to others, acknowledging their feelings and sharing an example of something positive that various people are doing in the world right now. And by of course, by being present myself to A Grateful Day.
A client of mine who wrote a very harsh e-mail to my daughter who works for me. She was trying to reassure him about world markets, COVID-19 will not kill all of us, etc. I need to understand that he is just afraid and needs reassurance. He is in pain and I will be in touch with him today. Empathy and kindness are in order.
Can one let go of loneliness, I would like to sure try.
Well this is a very timely and interesting question. There are so many behaviors and judgments that I could let go of. Thus to my mantra. for this year. Let go in 20. However, Loving myself just that way I am is what I want to practice today. Let go of the past and embrace a me that is good enough, not perfect but good enough…. Thanks for this reminder….
Eric, I thank you for writing this. I am reflecting on the mastery of your self-knowledge and spiritual insight. It is both enriching and humbling. The eloquence of your writing will be the basis of hope and reflection for me today. I will indeed read your book. You are an amazing soul. Thank you again for sharing some of your life with us..
By not attaching to that which I have no control over;. person, place or things. And by living in present, joyful and anew,.
By listening and acknowledging the pain. Or simply by greeting every person I meet with a soft look in the eyes and a nod to recognize we are all one. And we all suffer at some times in our lives. Honor were that person is physically and spiritually without perpetuating the suffering.
How very lucky I am and have been in life. Beautiful mountains and valleys, having my daughter and son-in-law close by. A body that will heal, A few friends who love me. And a career that I still enjoy. Possibilities.
Life moves on with you, or without you. I need to say yes more no matter my physical pain.
So very much. My connection to nature, the mountain, my family, my daughters dogs, my friends, my spiritual fortitude, the love that surrounds me, my wonderful career, the freedom that I have, my strong healthy body, my ancestors, past oves, the people whom I have not yet encountered, and much much more…
Let it Be by John Lennon and Hallelujah by various folks. Movie – It is a wonderful Life
I have an idea how to help home bound folks and seniors in my small community and I have not known where to start. This week I will start to investigate more seriously. I am a hospice volunteer and haven’t had a patient in over a year. I will offer my services again.
That is beautiful.
Cathy, I can totally relate to what you are saying. While I tend to appreciate my body and freedom of movement, I find my self post knee replacement, struggling and fearful that I will never be the same. I need to appreciate that I have a leg and that I can breath and get around dispite the pain.
This is a powerful message for me today. Thank you.
Indeed me too.
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