Here is a song I was only very recently introduced to. (Thank you, Alida!) In addition to reading the lyrics below, please turn up your speakers and listen — may hearing it be the spiritual experience for you that it is for me. You decide. ❤ I’ve decided to be happyI’ve decided to be gladI’ve […]
Yesterday evening I was struggling. I was tired, my spouse was tired, and as we were outside together we were gently getting on each other’s last nerve just by breathing. It happens occassionally, because we are human. The question is less “do you know what I mean” and more “how recently have you experienced this.” […]
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 […]