Karma is the Law of Cause and Effect. Karma means the intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect). The concept of Karma fascinated me when I was young. It wasn’t called karma in the Christian tradition I was raised in. I never actually heard the term ‘Karma’ until
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There’s a deep wisdom to purging ourselves of 'stuff'. It is creating space for something new and vibrant to be birthed in the new year. I'm inspired to gaze deeply into the small and large things that I surround and fill myself with. What are the things that are taking up physical space in my life? What are the emotions and thoughts that fill my heart and mind? After all, if something is holding a space, there’s no room for anything else there.
Practicing patience in mindfulness calls for us to slow down. It requires that we watch, wait, and we observe the circumstances that are unfolding. The conditions of the unfolding then help to determine the right time to take action. This slowing down and practice of patience can be challenge, especially in fast-moving demands of everyday life.
Trust begins in our body
When we pay attention to and trust what our bodies are telling us, we open ourselves to a well-spring of subtle information. Begin practicing trust by listening to your body. Listen to its tension. Listen to its aches, twitches, and impulses. Recognize and acknowledge what these hold for you in the moments throughout the day. What does your body communicate during difficult conversations, decisions, or interactions?
This week’s Mindfulness Monday focuses on Non-attachment. Attachment has its basis in desire – whatever the focus of that desire is. We acquire tangible property and ‘stuff’, or we experience attachment to a particular cherished ideal, relationship, or established ways of thinking. Most often we are not conscious of our attachment or the reason for it.
Holding-on condemns us to living a constricted and imprisoned life. Think of a dog who is kept chained in a yard. He is not free to roam and explore as is his true nature. No chasing squirrels or birds. He can’t follow the scent of a favored human, or other pet. Instead, he is tightly tethered and forced into routine and conformity. He may be safe and out of trouble, but he is not exploring a world that is wide, open, and dynamic.