Well, it’s only been two years since my last blog post… Yeesh. I’m not quite sure where even to begin. Let’s see, around the last time I wrote, I was still living in a tiny town in Montana with my now ex-fiance, trying desperately to figure out how to get out of that situation, and struggling between wanting to learn how to be a Healer in Seattle or go back to my military roots and analyze All The Things That Are Wrong In The Center Of The Universe Known as The Hill. Upon deciding the former had “no future”, I chose the latter somewhat against my better judgement. In an attempt to sprint away from the flaming train wreck of a situation that had shorn away every last recognizable piece of me, I found myself ……..
With the first mouthful, I practice the love that brings joy.
With the second mouthful, I practice the love that relieves suffering.
With the third mouthful, I practice the joy of being alive
With the forth mouthful, I practice equal love for all beings.
After writing about Eating Mindfully, I thought I might share why being Healthy is so important to me. Between 2011 and 2013, I lost over one hundred pounds, going from 268 to 165….
Only these days, the depression doesn’t feel hopeless, the anxiety manageable. I have a beautiful bag full of tools, various gifts with which I can use to address the root of each issue. And my past…well my past is simply that. It’s behind me.
Most people are in love with their particular life drama. Their story is their identity. The ego runs their life.
Sometimes I wish I had a clearly delineated title…and then I remember I am simply embracing this density experiment, and a label serves one thing only: Ego. My daily challenge is to overcome my thinking mind and continuously live from Authenticity.
the one thing did I bomb out on was general math basics. Like fractions and decimals. FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS. What am I, six years old? No, a six year old could probably fly right through it.
“In the experience of ipseity, the absolute truth of Being, duality ends as we perceive that the identity and nature of everything, including ourselves, is inseparable from everything. Everything is the radiance of absolute ipseity, just as light is the radiance of the sun.”
BEAUTIFUL Rainbow Bowls created by Gastrawnomica
“The moment you start watching the thinker, a higher level of consciousness becomes activated. You then begin to realize that there is a vast realm of intelligence beyond thought, that thought is only a tiny aspect of that intelligence. You also realize that all the things that truly matter — beauty, love, creativity, joy, inner peace — arise from beyond the mind. You begin to awaken.”