Going to the Gym

When the inner life journey gets serious there comes a time where the exterior life needs to change. Now, I am not a gym goer, yet showing up to my inner life makes me feel like a gym goer at times. Any shift takes a commitment. To commit to the gym one commits to getting to the gym and making use of what is offered. This mean that what may have happened in that time will change. It means getting supportive people around you to encourage you to go.  Because for many, getting to the gym is the hardest part, not what happens in the gym.  Commitment to changes one’s patterns, sacrifice time and energy, juggle the rest of life for this commitment is not easy.  

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Are You Disaster-Proof?

My heart breaks for all the people who have been affected by the hurricanes and massive water.  As much as we like to feel in control of the world Nature can come and remind us life can change in a heartbeat.  Or we hear that war could truly be a push of a button away.  We get these same reminders when witnessing, death, illness and accidents.  The first reaction is often empathy and if there is honesty also a want to run because when life changes drastically for even one person those who witness are faced with the reality that life as they know it could also change in a heart beat.

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