The power of patience is the antidote to anger, to extend the space between the stimulant and the reaction. Instead of reacting suddenly, I could sit with it, taste it, smell it, chew it, feel It, and open myself up to seeing what's there.
The opposite of patience is aggression- the desire to jump and move and push against our lives to try to fill up the space. But the way to truly combat something that could be of hurt or fea...
Heavy...truthful...pondering...anxious...ready to go.. wanting to stop. Wishing for something different. Grateful for what is here. Back and forth. Ebb and flow. Back and forth.
Ebb.... Im learning, and i pray for the return of the Flow.
My mantra for this lunar day and this week to come is to:
Open my eyes to my surroundings.
Come to no conclusions.
And listen deep...
Sometimes our life cycles bring us into action and protest, which is a natural progression of the rise of power that must inevitably be challenged. A stronghold on greed driven agendas renders a closed eye to the many mouths that are left open and dry.
I have been watching, praying, watching, and praying about all of the things that have been put out on social media and the news. And have been watching with my mouth open and d...