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30-Day Meditation Series – #30 What Now?

What Now? As I meditated this morning my chest felt constricted. I breathed into it and wondered why I was feeling this way. What came forth was a sense of resistance. But resistance to what? I have completed thirty days of meditation. I kept my commitment and finished. So why the feeling of resistance? What [...]

By |December 31st, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #29 Collaboration

Collaboration I've been working on creating what I lovingly refer to as my passion project for about a year. The primary focus has been my website, sourceimperative.com, which provides a forum for sharing information and resources that enable people to easily explore opportunities for finding purpose. It has thus far been a solo endeavor, but [...]

By |December 30th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #26 On Being Conflicted

On Being Conflicted The phrase "outside influences" caught my attention as I meditated this morning, reminding me how the beliefs and actions of others sometimes influence me. My thoughts shifted to being conflicted about much of what I see happening in the world today. There are days when I feel so strongly about what I [...]

By |December 27th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #27 Surrender

Surrender As I directed my thoughts toward setting my intention this morning, I heard the word surrender. Surrender, for me, equates to letting go and allowing whatever is meant to be. It means being receptive to that which I might miss, or even consciously pass up if I am too focused on controlling every aspect of [...]

By |December 27th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #25 Reflection

Reflection When the timer went off this morning I prolonged the meditation, partly because I was surprised it was over (that in itself is very telling) and partly because I was disappointed that I hadn't set any intention for my writing, a practice that has proven productive over the past few weeks. I also noticed [...]

By |December 26th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #24 Physical Sensations

The Physical Body During Meditation I have noticed in several of my meditations  that I stop feeling my body. It's as if it goes to sleep but my mind is still alert. When the meditation is over, there is a tingling feeling in my limbs as if they are coming back to life.  Reflecting on [...]

By |December 24th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #22 Authenticity

Authenticity I hear and read a lot these days about the importance of being authentic.  And, although I believe I am an authentic person, I also believe that we all wear masks, that we all attempt to hide parts of ourselves that we are not comfortable revealing to others. For me, discomfort reigns supreme when [...]

By |December 22nd, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #21 Belief

Belief It seems my meditations are creating space for me to find simple words that ignite my thought process, often around things that I take for granted. Today that word is belief. I know what I believe. I embrace what I believe. But I have often wondered where my beliefs come from. Why do I [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #20 Benevolence

Benevolence As I sat in stillness this morning and focused my attention on asking what it is I want to feel today, I heard the word benevolence. I wasn't surprised. It is, after all, only a few days until Christmas and I am inclined to feel especially benevolent during this season. As I contemplate my [...]

By |December 20th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments

30-Day Meditation Series – #18 Hopeful Anticipation

Hopeful Anticipation Recently, I watched an interview that Oprah did with Gloria Steinem, who at the time of the interview was eighty-one years of age. The interview was prompted by the release of Gloria's new book My Life On The Road. It is the first book she has written in twenty years and it chronicles [...]

By |December 19th, 2015|#PickYourPassion, Blog|0 Comments