The New Year has arrived and we are told it’s time to start fresh, get back on track, hop on the band wagon, back to the yoga mat or back to a spiritual path – the list is never ending!!
I believe we never fell, left or walked away from what is important. Marketing, social media and pop culture will tell us we failed in some way, but it is simply not true! We are meant to ebb and flow and make choices based on the ups and downs of our lives.
So if you choose well for yourself year after year, then the New Year’s 30 day challenges and promotions will fall on deaf ears. You know yourself and you will transition with ease from fall to winter and winter to spring! Xo
I am where I am meant to be and so are you my friends.
I spent hours this weekend sitting on the beach watching the sandpipers run up and down on the shore. I was struck by the teachings and the metephor that was unfolding. The bird could only find his "grubs" or nourishment at a very specific spot. It was where the wave was receeding and there was a place of pausing before the wave returned. My little sandpipers had to be nimble and persistant to watch, feel, and create an internal system for knowing the timing involved. He would run up the shore as the wave came in and he would follow the wave as it fell back, there he quickly peced into the sand to recieve his nourishment. Our spiritual practices are like this. It is one of devotion, persistance, waiting, feeling knowing, staying in tune and shaprening our skills. If my little sandpiper had given up on this work he would have receeded to the dry sand on the beach and missed out on his nourishment. If he was not practiced and disciplined he could have been overwhelmed by the force of th...