I think dreams and ambitions can spring positive vibes, give a purpose/direction to my thinking, and expand my horizons. Goals can sharpen the focus and fuel the drive to make things happen. However, I can think of times in the … Read More
I have written this reflection first below in Gujarati language, after that in English when you scroll further down. મેં આ ચિંતન પહેલા ગુજરાતીમાં લખ્યું છે અને એના પછી નીચે અંગ્રેજી માં લખ્યું છે.
I dissolve in the spacious awareness: be one with it. Space – that is universal and also me and every living being – is full of compassion, love, healing, nurture, warmth, happiness, joy, and peace.
SOMETIMES, when I run, I get in a zone where I feel so relaxed and peaceful. Endorphins kick in and probably are helping, too. I enjoy the stillness; it is soothing, energizing, and decompressing. It gets me in my flow; everything becomes so effortless. I have experienced getting new insights, ideas
I am grateful for so many positive things happening in my life. My physical intelligence is taking care of a range of complex tasks so that I can eat, walk, talk, write, smile, eat, see, and do so many beautiful things. I am so thankful for that. What are other blessings in my life? I would start wi
Mind’s thinking is just nature. Just as I can’t stop or avoid nature, I can’t resist my thoughts. What can help me live with my thoughts skillfully: Being a witness saves me from getting entangled with my thinking. The paradigm of accepting the moment cuts down friction from tryin
Can I always give? Can I find a reason to offer myself at every moment? Giving can be: Staying in a place of abundance to extend me and contribute when my ego might be raising the guard, or reacting with a scarcity mindset to erect walls, shut down, or isolate An act of kindness to make a differen
Things unfold according to their nature. What makes me rush them? It is, directly or subtly, anger. What lies beneath the surface of anger is some fear. What is it in the current situation that is making me feel threatened? What stops me from accepting the current situation as it is? What is frustra
Can’t I trust the natural wisdom of the body and how it supports life? My breath takes care of itself, gratefully. My ears can hear, eyes can see, organs can take care of the metabolism and biology of being alive. There are so many beautiful and complex things unfolding in the body. If my body
Unpleasant things are inevitable. My mind can make me cling to what I want or push away what I don’t want. I can get stuck by holding on to narrow views, or self-serving hopes and wishes, or resistance to physical pain, or denial of an ailment. Can I give up coercing, resisting, denying, rejec