Distractions. Interruptions. Obstacles. TO Dos. Endless mind chatter.
You sit down to write, paint, study, read, meditate – anything that is important and on course for you and if you are not truly diligent the ‘clutter’ of your life can creep in.
These constant interruptions can eventually pull you away from what is calling from your heart or whispering from your Soul.
There is bigger creative work you are wanting to do. There are parts of you that are emerging and needing your attention. A deeper stirring is waking up right below the surface and what you scheduled that day doesn’t interest you anymore.
But you put it off. Tell yourself you will make time tomorrow. But you aren’t fooling anyone.
No I’m not talking about writing the next best seller or saving the world.I’m not even talking about that business idea that you are so passionate about or the work you do with people everyday that changes their lives.See, I do work with people everyday that changes...
Coming down from the mountain top transformed and re entering my old life was smooth at first. I felt different in my skin. My step was lighter, my heart felt open and I greeted the day with much joy. It wasn’t long, though, before my ‘new’ self began to run into my ‘old’ self. Some days I questioned this whole new me that was emerging. My former life with kids and husband looked the same on the outside but inside there was a huge new reality coming into view. Nothing seemed to fit quite the way it did before and like a closet full of out-of-season clothes, I did not recognize myself any more. On top of all this discombobulation I also didn’t know how to talk about it. What was happening to me? Why was I restless? seeking new and different experiences? hungry for a deeper experience of myself and my life?
I had just moved my family (two children, husband and a dog) to the mountains of New Mexico leaving behind my provincial, privileged, comfortable and safe lifestyle in the South.
I knew in my gut that big shifts were afoot. I had no idea that I would be the one to run head first into not only doing something I had never done before but experiencing ‘other’ realities.
You may be in a time of spiritual emergence if… Does this sound like the opening line to a good comedy routine? Well, when you are in a time of spiritual emergence you may not immediately see the humor.
I just completed doing a spiritual emergence process with 11 open, vulnerable and eager case study participants – and three of them were a bit panicked when we started the process.
What is going on? Why is my life feeling out of control? I am feeling so disoriented? Yep, all signs of being in a time of spiritual emergence which also may include: