“Sometimes we need to stop doing in order to open to our Being.
We cannot create the life that we desire if there is no room for silence.”
– From Make Magic of Your Life . When do you listen to the Gods? When do you listen to your heart and soul? When do you pause to ask what is underneath this emotion, or that sense of hurry? How well do you allow yourself to root into your life? . Without the power of silence, we cannot choose, we can only react, because we’ve made no space
… The well of silence welcomes you. Allow yourself to listen. Allow yourself to sink. To float. To rest. To open. Silence empties you of hurry. Silence fills you with a ringing presence beyond the mind. It includes everything. Silence carries you, in stillness, ever deeper. The practice of listening, and allowing silence to grow within your field will make you stronger, more potent, and more clear. Give up your bustle and your worry for five minutes. Then ten. Then twenty… O
There is something in you so fine, so beautiful, and so rare. Do you sense it, coiling within you? Can you see it, reflected in your eyes as you look into the mirror upon awakening? It is there. Under the tousled hair, and just above the swollen bags beneath those eyes, there is a glint, a shimmer, a spark. We need you. We need you to sit and breathe and open to the silence of your soul. We need you to sink into the silence so you may rise into the song. Yes. That song: The s
The power of silence includes the power to slow down inside, to arrest our worry, attempts to fix things, or rush to get things done. I say this to my students all the time: don’t ramp up the energy inside to match the energy outside if you want to effectively get things done. Slow down. But sometimes I forget, too, despite my words and practice. I was caught by such a moment just this week. In navigating crises, in looking at my stack of work, in recognizing I would be out o