When I set out on my silent journey, I had no idea it wouldn’t leap to come back into the land of the talking. I find myself still being quiet much of the time. When I’m out in public, I look forward to coming back and getting quiet again…and to connecting.
Since these are the last few days of my silence I’ve purposely stayed inside (except for exercising) and quiet as much as possible. There is one resounding message when I get quiet that seems to answer many, if not most, if not all of my questions:
How brave is a man that is willing to take a woman on a date with no conversation?! Now that man has some confidence (and patience, and humor)! His sole goal was to give me a wonderful evening. And with every move (and I don’t mean “moves”)
I “got” this today. Let’s see how it comes out. When good things happen “good karma” is only part of the equation! In my coaching practice I’ve sometimes heard of good or bad karma referred to as kind of like being on Santa’s Naughty or Nice list.
Today I checked in with my closest friend, of 43 years. She has a serious heart condition and I felt the tug to touch base with her. She ended up asking me why I haven’t yet done a reading about her health.
When out today, I walked by a garden of flowers, and I felt a nudge to take in the beauty if it. At that moment I noticed how not present I had been just moments before. I then remembered how reverent the walking was at a silent retreat I attended last
The word for today is Time Management. (And for the sake of time, I’ve done no editing on this!). I can now see why it’s such a challenge to do everything I have on my plate. It’s because I heap too much on it!
We live our own personal drama/comedy/tragedy/adventure stories. Along our journeys, we and our stories bump into each other, crash into each other, embrace each other, or bow to each other. I do my best these days to
I went back into the chapel and was about to sit down to meditate when I noticed the back and slight profile of man, and he struck me as handsome. I said to myself, Simmer down, Donna. This is not the time or place for that.