Tag: the book of awakening

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Day 318/365 The Courage of the Seed

The Courage of the Seed All the buried seeds crack open in the dark the instant they surrender to a process they can’t see.  This innate surrender allows everything edible and fragrant to break into a life of light that we call spring. In nature, we are quietly given countless models of how to give ourselves over to what appears dark and hopeless, but … Read More Day 318/365 The Courage of the Seed

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Day 293/365 Fear is a Needy Neighbor, Maybe I Should Fix Her Up

When you have dealt with fear a lot over a short period of time, there are some benefits – the biggest one being, it is not an unfamiliar sensation. You don’t have to go through that, “Oh shit, what is this feeling? inner dialogue.  You know…and you usually understand why it is being revealed in a particular moment or circumstance. For those of us who … Read More Day 293/365 Fear is a Needy Neighbor, Maybe I Should Fix Her Up

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Day 288/365 Shamefaced

Shamefaced. That’s a word, you guys. I was trying to figure out if what I was feeling would be defined as shame or as guilt. So I looked up their definitions and there it was…shamefaced. That’s just too good a word to pass up. Sometimes I feel shamefaced, and for all the wrong reasons. So I intend to stop. I have a lot on my … Read More Day 288/365 Shamefaced