The magic of miracles happens most when we remain open without expectation. So why do we struggle? –davidji
There are common threads of suffering in life first identified thousands of years ago in the most ancient teachings of the Vedas.
In every change is a lesson. In every change is an opening for something new, letting go of the old; something fresh, letting go of the stale; something unexpected, stepping beyond limits.
Krishna replies in Chapter 2, Verse 48, “Yogastha kuru karmani—establish yourself in the present moment, and then perform action.”
As humans, we all struggle with these five mind poisons. But a daily meditation practice can help you navigate through the sometimes, treacherous waters of the kleshas.
Sometimes we feel as if we’ll always be trapped. As if the place we find ourselves in feels like quicksand. But really, this feeling of being stuck is merely a pause… a rest… before we launch into our dreams, into where we want to be.
Imagine if our compassion could transcend our relationships and the attachment we have to them – pure sympathy, pure empathy, and pure desire to help them heal.
Sometimes, even just the thought of an irritating situation or person can trigger a stress response; but in 16 seconds you can connect to the present moment.
I shared with you some of my favorite archetypes, but I missed a special one that I wanted to tell you about, especially now that we’re looking into the unknown of a new year.