All posts tagged: coping

What Now

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What Now was a gentle way of continuing on. It meant being okay with where I was on the human journey. It meant being okay with where others were as well. It meant letting go of the need for outer stories to go a certain way, while still being present and offering my part I found What Now to be a good place to focus in each moment. It was a saving grace to learn to keep my […]

Out of Emptiness

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I found the more I looked and anchored myself just below the surface and practiced filtering all things through my heart, the more I was able to filter out pieces of truth. I trusted in my ability to know when to pull back and integrate, taking care to push just enough — avoiding extreme ups and downs. I began to listen and trust in my own attention and the gentle thoughts that formed out of […]

Through Tears

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There were times when I didn’t know whether to form words or not, when I knew crying out wouldn’t lead to any more understanding. And so I vowed to honor the sadness beneath the frustration in my own heart and reach past my own temptation to lesson the discomfort I felt by holding a false sense of security in a made up story of separateness. And so I let go of all of it, trusting […]

All That Was Left

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Because I had felt the subtle shifting at the bottom of my heart and noticed its reflection outside of me, I continued on — keeping my focus in my heart — whispering, feeling, and being that same quiet prayer I had followed so long ago — when it was all that was left. Advertisements