Removing our armor can take a lifetime, but it doesn’t have to if we learn how to become vulnerable to our grief.
Today I had to travel to find internet and yesterday I simply went without it. Perfect for my Thanksgiving blog. Even if many of my readers are from other countries, I am sure they will appreciate my theme of the blessings of contrast. We take a lot for granted and losing the internet will drive that right home. I also gained a fresh perspective of gratitude this weekend from a day seminar I hosted. Both cases were a direct result of previous lack and the blessing that contrast provided. A little perspective here: For many years, I have been hosting retreats … [read more]
The first time I was exposed to The Gurdjieff Movements I was transported to another time and place, yes, another dimension. The combination of gestures and music created a sense of deep reverence in me for all things spiritual. I could hardly believe something so profound existed and that I was partof a lineage just by being in the room. I could feel the transmission of something rather inexplicable. The irony of this is that my first exposure was not as a participant in the class but as the pianist. I had an infant on my back, was new in town … [read more]