Sunday, July 16, 2017

The Sacred Art of Pausing

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July 16, 2017

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The Sacred Art of Pausing

Being receptive and allowing things to happen is a skill that can be practiced and improved upon.

- Dr. Amy Johnson -

The Sacred Art of Pausing

When in the middle of things we can't control, our first impulse is often frantic activity; anxiously cluttering our days, our minds and our bodies. "We fill our days with continual movement: mental planning and worrying, habitual talking, fixing, scratching, adjusting, phoning, snacking, discarding, buying, looking in the mirror." In this passage, Tara Brach asks us to consider what might happen if, in the middle of our panic, we take our hands off the controls and pause long enough to "feel" rather than "do". { read more }

Be The Change

Set an intention to notice yourself in frantic movement this week. Whenever you become aware of anxious business; pause, breathe, and see if you can "take your hands off the controls".


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