"Faith, acts promptly and boldly on the occasion, on slender evidence."
It's comforting to choose a path that seems well-lit and predictable. But, once in a while, we seem to know with inexplicable confidence that it's time to take a risk.
Moving in faith takes a joyful heart and willingness to surrender perfectionism. Those leaps, both big and small, bring us to a new level of living, thinking and loving.
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Monday, August 12, 2013
I don't have to prepare to share what I am...
just love that this last week I met a bunch of folks for satsangish style
meetings and not once did I think about what I was going to say, saying, or had
It all happens perfectly when I am standing in my heart.....and IF you DO
prepare to share what you are.....then that's perfect, too
That's because, who we are, is already
"prepared," is already here/there.
There is then joy in the spontaneous expression.
This reminds me of improve comedy performing.
To live in the moment with your scene partner, you cannot
bring anything in your mind, but must simply respond.
Having any expectation about what will happen only
We also emphasize being real and allowing/accessing genuine
There is some implied idea that some people may prepare
when interacting with others, perhaps because they feel somewhat anxious when
This may emerge from judgements that have been internalized
from others, contributing to feelings that one cannot be one's true self. We
must give ourselves and one another the permission and space to be who we
really are, and take joy in the realness of each.
In improve comedy two of the most basic premises are:
1) Everything your partner says or does is a gift;
2) Make them look brilliant.
Indeed everything we all do is a gift and is
We're alive now.....?
Damn! I thought this was a dress rehearsal.
I was planning on fixing all of my mistakes in the real performance.