I got busy with the Hurricane Sandy deployment and couldn’t keep up with the posts, but I will go back and post the pics, because it was an awesome experience. TONIGHT,… tonight…. I have felt so many waves of emotion. … Continue reading
Today, I could feel the tension starting to build. We are at about the halfway point, the impending holiday is ahead of us, and people are tired and cold. Even the patients seemed more on edge today. We had a … Continue reading
What we see is what we are. I was thinking today of anger, and people’s reactions to anger. Just like when someone says, “He who smelled it, dealt it,” the same can go for someone who sees a certain emotion … Continue reading
It is very hard to sit with ourselves. I found that when I committed to having several days to myself (save some counseling appointments and some errands), I was acutely aware of the urge to avoid myself. I touched on … Continue reading
September 25th, I remembered some events in my past that had a profound effect on me. With that memory, and the current commitment to be more intimate with myself, came the remembrance of my engagement to myself on October 17, … Continue reading
I have found myself lately wanting to be alone, not to avoid others, but to truly BE with myself. I have so often over the years kept myself too busy and too distracted to spend valuable time with myself getting to know ME.
As my moon cycle approaches, and shifts are happening in my life, I feel a definite pull inward. Before, I would have pushed myself to do, do, do. Now, I am happy to have a good chunk of the day to relax with myself, and to honor my own personal ebb and flow.
I may even kidnap myself away for the rest of the week, like I would a lover on a honeymoon. Yes, a Self-Cation!
Going inward…. let’s catch up when I emerge.
“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.” – C. S. Lewis I haven’t had enough friend time with my crazy schedule. I also needed … Continue reading
There is nothing to practice.
To know yourself, be yourself.
To be yourself, stop imagining
yourself to be this or that.
Just be. Let your true nature emerge.
Don’t disturb your mind with seeking.
Nisargadatta …. ♥
“Stop imagining yourself to be this or that”…. to stop identifying yourself as any-thing, which is purely the ego. May we all be the student every day. May we always be humble and trust that the other has their answers within them, and until they hear themselves speak that truth, they will not hear our answers.