/Tag: Vulnerability

Touched

By |2018-10-25T12:36:23+00:00October 30th, 2018|Spiritual365|

Touched I sit on the sofa's edge, rigid, hands on knees, feeling lost to myself. He sits beside me, carefully reaching out his left hand and resting it gently on my shoulder. I flinched, the touch breaking my resolve to feel nothing. Though I do feel myself still braced, defending, holding back. [...]

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Affirmations for Vulnerability

By |2017-06-12T11:45:23+00:00January 10th, 2018|Affirmations, Vulnerability|

  Lean into uncertainty. Easy to say, but terrifying to do especially when past life events have pushed me to build protective barriers and adopt mechanisms of protection. Vulnerability is the exact opposite of the safety sought. However, the dictating mechanism is the illusion of control. Me separated in pieces, weakens and makes conscious choice [...]

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Weekly Affirmation #36

By |2017-06-12T11:45:24+00:00January 8th, 2018|Affirmations, Vulnerability|

  I trust myself to risk uncertainty. The deep road of the spiritual journey is about trust and the unknown. As a constant condition, uncertainty can be approached either in fear or in anticipation. Fear pushes at trust, raising questions within my heart and mind, prickling doubt about self. Without doubt, life flounders. Seeing the [...]

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WeeklyAffirmation #35

By |2017-06-12T11:45:24+00:00January 1st, 2018|Affirmations, Vulnerability|

  In a continual process, I open my heart to my nearest and dearest. Deep relationship is scary when experience reveals the untrustworthiness of people. Yes, there are folks not worthy of trust. Yes, there are folks who do not hold high regard and respect for others. I let these people go. And I take [...]

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Weekly Affirmation #34

By |2017-06-12T11:45:25+00:00December 25th, 2017|Affirmations, Vulnerability|

  I claim my life as grand adventure within the great unknown. The great unknown can be approached in fear and anxiety or with joyous anticipation of endless possibility. Letting go of the fear helps view the unknown as grand adventure of exploration and learning. The adventure forms the basis of life and helps me [...]

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Weekly Affirmation #33

By |2017-06-12T11:45:25+00:00December 18th, 2017|Affirmations, Vulnerability|

  I yield control and step into trust with grace and ease. The unknown is a constant condition of life. Exactly what will happen tomorrow is unknown as is a week or a month or a year. Yet the desire to know, to be certain is also a constant need. When the need to know, [...]

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Vulnerable Absorption

By |2018-06-30T15:31:55+00:00April 29th, 2012|Spiritual Practice|

Vulnerable Absorption Let me be blunt: I have often been accused of being a perfectionist. Notice that this is an accusation, rather than a compliment, pointing towards the general feeling that perfectionism is not an attribute that one should strive for. Often portrayed as relentlessly pushing toward a goal in an unhealthy [...]

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