My teacher, Corrina McFarlane, is the greatest help in the difficult moments of disconnection, reminding me to see the shape-shifting of my boy-man-boy playing at life as I marvel at all he is learning and doing and teaching me.
As I watch his many life tests, accomplishments and mistakes, I am reminded to be compassionate and gentle with BOTH of us! I remember how easy it was to be compassionate and gentle with him as a wee one, and find the child parts of myself to be gentle toward. I take the moment to imagine how we both are in the full swing of life, with nothing more than THIS moment’s present grace.
My main task is to breathe into what IS present, and WILL myself back into awareness when I wander. I take all reminders that MY every thought and word is creating who I am and what comes to me in this world. I CHOOSE to see us laughing through both the easy and the challenging parts that we have today.
I make it real by feeling the truth of who we are as creators, and choose to feel joy and aliveness.
I hear Corrina’s reminder to “Bless every discordant circumstance,” (all the more since I was taught to curse difficulties.) There is always so much more to learn from them, AND, they will fall away just as the last ease and grace did.
It is sometimes helpful to write or speak or read all these truths. I hope it has been for you, too.