(You) WishPosted: July 29, 2013 Filed under: Random Workout | Tags: blogging, Consciousness, Conversation, crossfit, exercise, family, fitness, free range, freshly pressed, friends, gluten free, health, hipster, jogging, kindness, life, love, lululemon, marathon, meditation, motivation, musings, natural, nature, Omaha, passion, running, simplicity, whole foods, WOD, yoga 9 Comments
To find out what is truly individual in ourselves, profound reflection is needed; and suddenly we realize how uncommonly difficult the discovery of individuality is-
Ever since I was introduced to nonviolence (shortly after my knee surgery), I have been studying, learning and working steadily to free my consciousness from the traps I have inherited over the many years of my life. Each morning when I rise out of bed, sore, bitter, angry at the world before I even have my first soothing sip of ginseng tea.
I relentlessly make the conscious effort to devote time and energy throughout the day to removing from my vocabulary words that point to certain ways of thinking such as “should I”, “I can’t”, “I have to do this”, and all metaphors of virulence.
Every day I make deliberate choices that are at extreme odds with the world’s addiction to convenience,addiction to violence and to harming ourselves, an addiction whose gravity I recognize within myself – Each and everyday.
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Today, lets take an early afternoon walk, hand in hand – directly towards emotional discomfort and away from violence … Again and again so as to create true freedom in ourselves. To live the lives We want.
I voted random but what I really mean is more of all three.
You bet and thank you for your feedback! I’m at the point now where I feel I have written enough about exploring paths to finding your true self, your true inner spirit. I think its time to turn the page … Take care today and be well. 🙂
What lovely thoughts. You can’t go wrong with an attitude like yours! 😀
Thank you so much 🙂
I really think one of the hardest things to avoid doing is being violent to ourselves. It’s so easy to attack every little element of our appearance or, even worse, our character. Thanks for this post. I needed it today.
I hope you are having a great afternoon, take care!
Doing my best to live my life as best I can. Less anger, more serenity. Less “stuff” more peace. Always a joy to read your posts.
Word cannot express enough how big the smile is on my face this morning reading your kind thoughts – Thank You!