Posts tagged "surrender"
Sometimes You Can't Hardly Tell...

Sometimes You Can’t Hardly Tell…

Sometimes You Can’t Hardly Tell What to Least Expect the Most! I learned this phrase from my husband’s youngest brother.  It’s a gem,eh?  I love the grammar, but mostly the find the sentiment really evocative — the not knowing, giving up being in charge, just being open to what arises… lots of good stuff 🙂...
Who's in Charge?

Who’s in Charge?

Not long ago I did an inquiry about the differences and comparisons, not to say conflict, between my brain and my heart.  It moved me to tears, and I want to share some of the insights, in hopes they might speak to you as well. I started by noticing, and accepting that for me, my head/brain...
Who's in Charge?

Who’s in Charge?

Not long ago I inquired into the differences and comparisons, not to say conflict, between my brain and my heart.  It moved me to tears, and I want to share some of the insights, in hopes they might speak to you as well. I started by owning that for me, my brain is the safe place...

Passion, Risk, and Adventure

Themes addressed in Becoming include transformation, reinventing ourselves, control and surrender. Sara Lawrence Lightfoot talks about these topics as well in her new book THE THIRD CHAPTER: PASSION, RISK, AND ADVENTURE IN THE 25 YEARS AFTER 50. “All of us at this point, to some degree, are on a search for meaningfulness, for purposefulness,” she...

Look Underfoot

“The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is ‘look underfoot.’ You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think.” John Burroughs How many of us took a moment today to ‘look underfoot’ for the divine? Was it a smile, a flower, a deep breath? BECOMING: Journeying Toward...