I have it figured out. I have peeled back every layer of the onion until I got to the kernel of my core where my deepest fears and deepest desires reside.
As Parker Palmer says, the soul never loses its original form and never stops calling us back to our birthright integrity.
Only recently have my learning journeys shifted from having a deep focus on growing in toward an emerging focus on growing out.
Just as a sanctuary can be one’s home or favorite park, we can create sacred space and times and practices and rituals anywhere in our lives.
I know that my body and my heart are communicating with me all the time. And yours is as well.
To be in flow throughout life and not only one day a week, I imagine life needs to look differently. A lot less doing, I bet.
So many women friends have meekly confessed to me about feeling oppressed by anxiety and shortcomings. They do not feel whole.
The unseen wheel is always turning while we grind away on the day to day. This is so easy to forget. And such a relief to remember.
In the last couple weeks I’ve noticed how pervasive this idea of catching up is throughout my whole life. Not just with work projects and tasks or with friends, but with everything.
It’s true, the day is more accessible and sweeter when my life is ready to take a break.