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Becoming more self-aligned — a how-to

Alignment — it’s not just for the tires on our car. It’s also for the vehicle of our Self. I was really feeling this when recently reminded of this deeply lovely Navajo prayer: in beauty I walk with beauty before me I walk with beauty behind me I walk with beauty above me I walk […]

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Visceral peace

notice linger soften melt repeat Taiji Geri Wilimek, For Now I connected at “notice.” I paused at “linger” (no pun intended, but absolutely appreciated!). I blew open at “soften.” I surrendered at “melt. I knew at “repeat.” How about you? What do you feel?

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Handing it over. For real.

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 […]

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My spiritual head-butt

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.

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Mindfulness at play

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 […]

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