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Sober October 15

Oct 16, 2020
 

Blessing by John John O'Donohue

 

On the day when
the weight deadens
on your shoulders
and you stumble,
may the clay dance
to balance you.

And when your eyes
freeze behind
the grey window
and the ghost of loss
gets into you,
may a flock of colours,
indigo, red, green
and azure blue,
come to awaken in you
a meadow of delight.

When the canvas frays
in the currach of thought
and a stain of ocean
blackens beneath you,
may there come across the waters
a path of yellow moonlight
to bring you safely home.

May the nourishment of the earth be yours,
may the clarity of light be yours,
may the fluency of the ocean be yours,
may the protection of the ancestors be yours.

And so may a slow
wind work these words
of love around you,
an invisible cloak
to mind your life.

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Sober October 14

Oct 15, 2020
 

This guided sleep meditation is about the gift that we can give to ourselves when we can forgive ourselves, and free ourselves from shame and guilt.  One way is to apologize to yourself in a way that is meaningful to you, in a way that your unconscious mind can receive it and you can reconcile with that lost part of yourself.

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Sober October 13

Oct 14, 2020
 

In this guided sleep meditation, we are inviting those parts of ourselves that are grieving any kind of loss (loss of job, relationship, family, dreams, etc.) to come into a space where they will be able to get the respect that they have long desired.  In doing so, all of the things which these parts are grieving will also experience the respect that we have longed for them to have also.

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Sober October 12

Oct 13, 2020
 

In this guided meditation, we are focusing on giving back the energies that don't belong to us, and giving them back to Source, God, Consciousness, The Universe, the Entity that is Greater than we are.

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Sober October 11

Oct 11, 2020
 

Getting the deep healing you need can really only come about as you seek sobriety. You can know more and be more aware, and this leads to healing, which can lead to a deeper freedom and peace.

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Sober October 10

Oct 11, 2020
 

Worthiness as a gateway

In this guided sleep meditation, consider resting in your worthiness, and discover what may be even deeper than this, as you drift to sleep.

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Sober October 9

Oct 09, 2020
 

There is mindset, and "heart set."  But what about the possibility of relaxing back and noticing how your Soul sets itself?  You might be surprised to see how your values and your Soul relate.

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Sober October 8

Oct 09, 2020
 

In this guided sleep meditation for tonight, we will have a progressive body scan and then you can explore how self-forgiveness may be the process you might need to be able to more deeply heal.

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Sober October 7

Oct 08, 2020
 

Bill O'Hanlon writes that the 3 Big Keys of Spirituality are Connection, Compassion, and Contribution.  Without these, it probably isn't deep or as true.  I am grateful to him as a mentor.

You can get his book Pathways to Spirituality, here.

 

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Sober October 6

Oct 07, 2020
 

"The thoughts of our hearts" is a phrase that I had read and meditated on fairly recently.  I thought that as we explore the deepest thoughts of our hearts, our hearts may finally feel like they are free to share their thoughts, and lead us into a deeper wisdom. 

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