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Category: Resistance

Hell: Resistance to Life

Resistance to Life

“There isn’t any hell or heaven except for how we relate to our world.  Hell is just resistance to life.” ~Pema Chodron, The Wisdom of No Escape. When I am in hell, I need to write.  The part that is screwed up (of course!) is that I resist writing, as well.  When I am in […]

Everything Happens for You

Byron Katie quote

Yesterday, a client of mine took me to lunch at a decent restaurant and when my food came, I caught myself criticizing it before I had even eaten a bite.  The onions where supposed to be caramelized and since I cook, I know that caramelization takes time and patience.  These onions had not been cooked […]

Lesson 362 – There is No Gain to Me in This: I Give it to You

Lesson 362, A Course in Miracles, This Holy Instant Would I Give to You

Today ACIM Lesson #362, “This holy instant would I give to You.  Be You I charge.  For I would follow You, certain that Your direction gives me peace,” is about surrender.  Today, we focus on surrendering the body as a problem-solving device.  This is a challenging concept to accept because no one consciously courts illness.  […]

Lesson 286: Shortcuts: The Hush of Heaven

the hush of Heaven holds my heart today

I love today’s ACIM lesson, #286, The hush of Heaven holds my heart today.  It is the reminder to chill; no need to freak.  God has got it covered.  Yesterday, I found myself freaking a little.  I have a new tenant and since I have PTSD around getting the rent at that place, I find […]

Avoiding Failure

Avoiding Failure or Why am I So Resistant?

“Avoiding failure is not a goal we can actually achieve.”  Hustle: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum, by Neil Patel, Patrick Vlaskovits, and Jonas Knoffler Sometimes, often even, I am resistant.  I recognize that such a feeling is ego-driven; an attempt to keep things the same, to avoid change.  Often […]

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