Julie Rae was my roommate (by chance) from 1996 to 1998. The world lost her, we lost her, in 2001 to cancer. Julie is especially still with me during these times of uncertainty because of how she lived.
… It has meant listening to my intuition and body, doing my own research, thinking creatively “outside the box”, and weaving together differing opinions from credentialed experts. It takes perseverance and patience.
The seed for my question was actually planted in 2003 in Vermont, when my first assignment as a student-teacher was to teach the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. I took great responsibility in teaching what felt like a racist book.
I’m sure many folks are learning about themselves right now—I’m not alone. These are the hot spots that surfaced for me:
Experiencing any degree of fear is human; aligning with peace is an efforted ongoing choice, and worth it.
A poem for these current times..
The first question Michael Singer likes to ask is: “Hi– Are you in there?” The answer from his readers is always “yes”. His next question is then: “Who are you?” … and that’s where the slope gets slippery.
When describing my love for this building to a friend, she gasped: “Oh that’s so romantic!”
Emotion, memory, and smell are all connected in the brain. I feel lucky that I can achieve some emotional aromatherapy as needed while on the job.
He was about to fly to his operation, when he asked himself: “What am I doing? I just spent months and months studying ancient healing with shamans in the Amazon.” He got off the airplane, and never had the operation.
The Earthing Movie documents what we can all experience. The Earth’s electromagnetic field instantly aligns with ours on a subatomic level: It grounds us and re-calibrates us, like a chiropractic adjustment to our invisible energy system. (Ask any quantum physicist the value of energy!)