If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it. ~Toni Morrison
As everyone knows I;ve started taking yoga practice again, I also have a red belt in TweKwonDo” . In both these practices, we are taught to breathe into the pain, breathe into deeper stretches, go deeper into the moment. I also use to do bodybuilding competitions, here again the motto is “No pain, no gain” would you believe that Jane Fonda was the first to say this? Interesting bit of trivia that. These very same principles work in our spiritual lives as well. The thing is that through pain we learn to truly feel, truly open, truly become empathic to others around us. In the Christian bible : 1 Peter 1:7 says “so that the true metal of your faith, being of much greater value than gold (which, though it comes to an end, is tested by fire), may come to light in praise and glory and honour” . See in order to purify gold, to make silver stronger, sharper, it is put through the fire over ,over again. This tells us that when we are going through the hardest time, to learn to bend, to ride the wind. Let our inner selves flow over the pain, rise above the situation because in the middle of the storm we can’t see the rainbow that is shining right on the other side. If we learn to ride the wide, go with the flow, we can rise up, see over the trouble, to see the dream come alive. It is there, right on the other side. Just surrender to win.
Task today: sing a happy song as we start our day, drive to work, go about our daily life. Get an upbeat song in our head, we’ll be happy all day.
Animal totem; swan. Remember swan comes out of the ugly, the pain into the beauty.Linsdomain says :
The Swan is one of the most powerful and ancient of totems.As you begin to realize your own true beauty,you unfold the ability to bridge new realms and new powers.Swan can show you how to access the inner beauty within yourself and in others. A Swan totem heralds a time of altered states of awareness and the development of intuitive abilities. Swan people have the ability to see the future,
and to accept the healing and transformation that is beginning in their lives.
Accept your ability and go with the flow. Stop denying you know who is calling when the phone rings. Pay attention to your hunches and inner knowledge, and Swan medicine will work through you.
I am here my usual hours today. I will be starting after yoga and working a little later this afternoon until 1:30 or 2 pm. Then again this evening. I do so look forward to sharing with each person spirit sends. I do answer all emails and try to do so in a timely fashion. Talk soon, Love ya, Me, Bob, Bets, T