We can't seek the deepest rest through striving to change the way things are. We can only relax the activity that obstructs our contact with rest. - Frank Ostaseski What are you noticing about relaxing an obstructing activity? ... for Mindful Monday Photo credit: "Rest: Boat man at the bank of Padma," Nasir Anwar, 2012.
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under a tree on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. -- J. Lubbock Notice if you're getting enough rest. ... for Mindful Monday ... Photo credit: "Cloud," Jason Pratt, 2005.
Word: I am sharing writing from our ezine, the BeZINE, for the next little bit while I focus on healing and moving. The theme for the BeZINE that released on October 15, 2016, was Rituals for Peace, Healing, and Unity. I was the guest editor for this issue. I offer to you a writing by my friend and colleague, Jamie Dedes: This is a ritual for release that I wrote. I wonder what we could do to modify it to make it shorter or easier? Using our shower waters? Or even washing our hands? Also, this is in my Christian and inter-religious context. You could zip out the readings and put in readings that fit your personal context, I believe. Thoughts? by Terri Stewart Note: This is from my context, please release what you need to release and adapt as you see fit for your context. Ritu