In the spirit of continuing to create spaciousness, I’ve got another practice I’ve been trying. Here’s an alternative to working through your tasks so that you have time for yourself afterward: Bring a creative essence, regardless of what you are doing. This means finding the flow in the laundry. The meal preparation. The (gasp!) bill-paying. The […]
I like to mindfully create my days overall, and I’ve got a good balance going of self, work, and family. But as Life is dynamic, new influences are always coming in for attention. I can tell that I’ve been creeping toward more and more over-busy, over-full, and over-tired. If I were to be honest with […]
Halloween. Samhain. All Soul’s Day: Creepy characters, darkness and fire, celebration of the dead. The days are short, the nights are long — and getting longer. It’s easy to be afraid of the dark, but it’s actually more spiritual than spooky. Look again.
You are likely familiar with the whole caterpillar metaphor for personal growth and transformation: Caterpillar crawls along in life, learning to be the best caterpillar it can be. Caterpillar spins a chrysalis, or cocoon, and hangs out for a while — presumably in contemplation of Self. Caterpillar emerges transformed into a butterfly, now flying to […]