The Value of Pain?

The Value of Pain?

Journal Entry: May 3, 2019 [This entry was a reflection upon a large part of 2018] Is there value in pain? Did grief bring me to ACIM (A Course in Miracles)? I felt grief. A lot of it. I felt frustrated wondering when it would end. I had many stories reliving ad...
Adversary to Ally

Adversary to Ally

I am a recovering ice queen and I am thawing. I can feel the softening at a deep, cellular level. I can also feel my abdominal wall muscles knitting together; it’s similar to a corset being smoothly and slowly pulled tighter and tighter. Both my morning yoga and...
Tenuous Beginning

Tenuous Beginning

Learning from the pastI revisit my past with a similar feeling of excitement and enjoyment that I get from re-reading a favorite novel or re-watching a particularly good movie. I usually skip over the less important bits and immerse myself in the experience of the...
It’s in the Body

It’s in the Body

The brain is all that matters, right?We all begin somewhere. Heather and I have been heartstorming and going back. Way back to when we first knew that there was something other than our cognitive, logical brain that did the thinking. My first career was as a...
Spring

Spring

Seeing yourself anewDo you know what it feels like to lose your shit, to totally break down, be completely unfiltered, speak and behave freely and KNOW that no matter what you bring and show of your Self, you will NEVER be left, abandoned, criticized, and you will be...
Shame Spiral

Shame Spiral

I’ve been thinking a lot about shame. Shame is clever. It takes on many forms. Can you believe that it was only in 2016 that I understood what shame was and how it was ruling my life? I remember it clearly. I was an assistant for a Solsara Immersion (these...

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