I thought I knew the key players in my game. I thought I knew the path and the destination. I had a plan that was outside of my awareness…until I began to feel that things weren’t going my way. When I heard myself feeling this way, it woke me up.
“My way”…this was the problem. Life was not unfolding according to my ideas of the future. People were not acting as I thought they should. Opportunities were not coming my way as they needed to. Life began to feel hard, sad…I began to feel discouraged, withdrawn…Read more
Parenting As You Go
Parenting is one of those things that becomes hard to see, because you are just IN it! Ever so often, though, something happens that allows…or creates rather…the opportunity to observe yourself. For me it is a recent shift in my son’s life that has put me face to face with judgement that I was totally unaware of. As we faced this shift as a family, I felt as though I was able to see myself “handling” it. I was not operating from a sense of calm & I felt that I was loosing “control”. With this thought, I found myself knowing suddenly that I was the obstacle…that my son was fine & even able to teach me. I want to share because it is beautiful, but also because as parents (and as humans) we need to be willing and open to changing our minds….Read more
Surrender Is My New Magic Wand
…What occurred to me was that although I knew that finding my way had nothing to do with control, I was still trying to control a lot of things. I put energies and thoughts into the plans of everything with the hopes that it would result in more security within my business, my kids, my self. Instead, this over focus on personal thinking was allowing me to miss my insights along the way…Read more