Showing posts from July, 2013

Living in the Moment...

 A new week has begun and my wish for you is that it is off to a great start! All experiences can be used as a springboard for reflection and this weekend reminded me of the importance of living in the moment and prompted the following reflections of living in the moment.... 

Letting go of attachment to outcome is one of the most rewarding qualities to have yet one of the most difficult to achieve. It is a quality that Spiritual Masters hold. And it is the one thing that transcends time and allows one to live life to the fullest! Only when one is in the present moment and not tied to the "what if's" and the "what now's", does time seem to stand still!

I recall listening to the well known anthropologist Jean Houston at a conference several years ago on this topic. She talked about passion, the present moment, and our unique capacity to live life to the fullest and create a space in which time almost stands still. Her message was almost mystical. I w…
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Time.... Transitions.... and New Beginnings! 

Upon reflection, I see how life can sweep us up in its happenings and we can easily neglect that which brings us passion. In my case, writing and sharing experiences, thoughts, and lessons. There have been so many.
The themes of life continue and it goes on no matter what... the themes of life be they career, relationship, health, family, friendships evolve and change. When I saw my last posting was over three years ago, I was surprised.. I could have sworn it was less than that. It was an a-ha moment. Sometimes we simply forget how time flies and we let go of our passions, not because we want to... no. I believe that we get caught up in the pressures and hurried lives and become lulled into a routine and sleepwalk only reacting when something jars us into the present moment.

We are constantly bombarded with how we are "supposed" to be, feel, look and have, by mainstream society and media. Internalizing the labels forced upon u…