The openness of the heart could conceal a …
priceless …. jewel !!!
*breaking free of destructives patterns
*developing joy amid our everyday struggles
*unlocking our natural goodness and intelligence.
Rather than boggling, and maybe with a part of us, which is hardly grumbling, let us try to listen to this sentence of Richard ROHR :
« By all means, every day, and in every way, we must choose to live in love _ it is mostly a decision _ and ever be eager to learn the ever deeper ways of love _ which is the unearned grace that follows from the decision ! »
In order to evoke why the meditation can help us …
Here is an extract THE POCKET of Pema CHÖDRÖN :
In sitting meditation, we train in mindfulness and unconditional friendliness : in being steadfast with our bodies, our emotions, our thoughts. We stay with our own little plot of earth and trust that it can be cultivated, that cultivation will bring it to its full potential. Even though it’s full of rocks and the soil is dry, we begin to plow this plot with patience. We let the process evolve naturally… This doesn’t mean that there are suddendly flowers growing…
The joy comes from not giving up on ourselves, from mindfully sticking with ourselves and beginning to experience our great warrior spirit.
…And when you wake up in the morning and out of nowhere comes the heartache of alienation and loneliness, could you use that as a golden opportunity ? Rather than persecuting yourself or feeling that something terribly wrong is happening, right there in the moment of sadness and longing, could you relax and touch the limitless space of the human heart ? …The simple joy of being on the path…
I invite us to enter in what is now… (even if and moreover if it’s a moment of pain, of grief, of complaint) …
…with an awakened heart’tenderness !
To go towards a Beautiful Chritsmas-Joy,
Winter solstice’sitting on Thursday the 22nd from 8.20pm to 10pm
And to begin the New Year,
Meditation for the peace in the world : 1st of JANUARY
between 18h and 20h in Europ,
beginnig of the day in Californie, midst of the day in East USA
Thanks to join us, even from far away !
I love you, Josette