All posts tagged: simplicity

Courage to Become

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Prayers

Thank you for all things reflecting the sweetness of the connection with my own deepest heart. Thank you also for all things along this path that have challenged me, adding to the tenderness of the journey and lighting a fire of courage to become a little more free. Thank you for courage to set these things down. Amen Advertisements

The Most Tender Place

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Continuing On

I held on to a tiny whisper from my heart and the smallest bit of silent space. I had tried all other ways and sensed the time had come to risk all that was left and let go of my mind’s idea of how this thing should go. Anyway, that tiny whisper couldn’t be ignored much longer. The way to a new place was through all I didn’t know — the most tender place, this […]

More Tender Than That

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Reflections

I kept searching until I found something that could stop me in my tracks. I had let go of many things. I had tried so hard for so long to sort out thoughts and all those wounded places. I had struggled and given up. I had been turned away and breathed back. But in that moment, it was really much simpler and more tender than that. I found I was the quiet prayer in all […]

In Faith

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Reflections

I vowed to continue on — to take each step in faith, rooted firmly in my heart, unattached to the need for outer relief — holding my ground in all situtions — not always quiet, not needing to be right or good enough or even noticed — simply playing my part as it unfolded. And there was a beautiful silence within my heart I wouldn’t ever try to fill again.

Straight Through

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Quieting

Life continued to unfold with all of its challenges and pain and beauty. Questions like Who am I and the unshakeable determination to keep showing up became more important than any one insight or set of explanations — pulling me each time back a little more into Self — not deeper down into thought, but straight through all if it to its core — where I sensed intuitively and found great relief in knowing this as my […]