Archive for July 18th, 2011

Loss (10+)


1.    Feeling fear in the middle of the night
2.    pushing it away, then breathing into it
3.    asking to know what lies beneath the fear
4.    understanding it’s almost always about loss of something
5.    a something that feels precious or even necessary to me
5.    feeling compassion for the me who believes in this loss
6.    knowing still there’s a broader me that doesn’t experience loss
7.    witnessing how being tender with myself helps me befriend loss
8.    and ultimately allows it to flow and be released
9.    knowing I may dance with loss again, “real” or imagined
10.  asking in those moments that I may be willing again
11.  to cherish the soft underbelly of my human-ness

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