In our lives, some bridge crossings will return us home, yet changed. Other times we may traverse one bridge and then another and another, inspiring more and more transformation. We may choose not to return to our original destination (or selves). The key to any transformation is choosing a destination, making the journey, and using inner awareness as our trusted GPS.
Women's voices, ways, actions, and the feminine divine perspective are especially necessary now--because women are equipped and ready to heal the pain of injustice, disrespect, and inequality, and intentionally apply a soothing balm of kindness, compassion, non-judgment, and love. And now women are awakening to the idea that their own personal transformationfirst is key and women's circles and gatherings support them in that quest.
When wepay conscious attention, the first waking moments of our day can serve as a powerful invitation for us to consider what is possible. What will today bring--something dreaded (usually something we are resisting)? Or will the day become a gift that is enjoyed and cherished (because we are aligned with our highest selves)?
If you were a seed, what kind would you be? What would you like to germinate from the love within your heart? Gently, let us ask ourselves:How do I tend my fields of possibility? What can my thoughtful care yield? What needs weeding out in order for crops of love, integrity, kindness, and oneness to grow fully? How do I show deep gratitude for the rain, the sun, the soil-and even the pests? As I stand back and observe my co-creation, what do I see? And what do I still long to see bloom? Clear vision of what our...
This true story (names have been changed and some of the details) reminds me of Kintsugi, (golden joinery, or to patch with gold), the Japanese art form in which broken pottery is repaired using lacquer resin dusted with real gold in powder form. Rather than hiding the broken parts, they are celebrated and honored, and turned into something new and even more beautiful than before.