Surrender, faith, and trust: it’s easy when nothing at stake is staring me in the face, but how about when my whole body is bursting with wanting to orchestrate, manage, and control? Sure, I can give examples of the amazingness that happens when I do practice Divine hand-offs — but how do I actually do […]
Letting go of struggle, orchestration, and working to create outcomes is not same thing as giving up self-responsibility and expecting the world to take care of me. I know this. And yet, I’m still learning this. I had another opportunity to practice very recently, and my whole darn experience was nothing short of amazing.
When I was a kid, I remember my mom cleaning house furiously and midway through, sitting down in the living room on the cracked naugahyde couch with a cup of hot coffee and a lit cigarette, falling silent, staring into space. This was my introduction to meditation. Geri Wilimek, We Sit Meditation cushions, classes, and […]
Are you in a stage of things spinning up in your life? Or, are you in a period of rest in between? Life cycles on. Currently, I am emerging from a time of relative rest (pondering the big-picture, next-chapter desires) and literally moving into a time of uber-busy (we just sold our house). Have you […]
The other day my husband and I were watching some show, and one character says to another, “I’m thinking about retiring.” To which the other character, a work colleague, replies, “From WHAT?!?” And we laughed really hard and out loud together! Because who hasn’t been in the situation of comparing workloads in a given moment, […]