Today at the laundromat I put my next quarter in the dryer after the initial cycle, to begin finishing out the clothes-drying time in five minute increments. Then I watched the clock, ready to put my next quarter in for another round. That quarter, for 5 minutes, lasted for 15. Sometimes the gift really is […]
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.
This morning as I sat with my journal, I was planning on working through a gripe. Originally I had intended to process it, to allow it to move through me and out. The point was for me to acknowledge, name, and release the negative. With a focus on getting to the releasing part. Yet attending to […]