Good Late Afternoon My Lovely Lioness,
Welcome to REINVENTING MONDAY….
Today’s Word: Follow Your Heart
When we sit back and look at self we tend to look on the outside and our surroundings that determine our CURRENT circumstance. We Think and act on THE MIND and the Physical instead of focusing on the heart and Spiritual…
While the mind is the content of who you are, your heart is your essence. Your true heart is not subject to chaos or limited by pain, fear and neuroses, but is joyful, creative and loving. Some believe the heart can be too uncertain and even misguided, but that is the head talking! It is actually a source of great richness, and this wealth is one that cannot be squandered or lost. It is the core, the essence of your being, a reservoir of joy, powerful love and infinite compassion that lies within you.
Ed and Deb Shapiro, authors of Be The Change, How Meditation Can Transform You and the World, wrote on Oprah.com that,
“When you honor the wisdom in your heart, then you act from this core of your being. You experience it in those moments when your needs and worries quietly dissolve and confusion or pain no longer dominates. Tears may spontaneously arise and there is a sensation of great warmth and peace. It is the letting-go of fear and the need to control.”
They suggest you try the meditation below to get more deeply in touch with this loving center of your being.
Opening Heart Meditation
Settle your body in an upright and seated posture. Bring your focus to the natural flow of your breath as it enters and leaves your body. Just watch your breath as your mind settles.
Now bring your attention to the heart space in the center of your chest. And just breathe in and out of this space. As you do so, with each in-breathe feel your heart gently opening and softening; with each out-breathe release any tension or resistance.
As you do this, silently repeat, “My heart is opening and softening.” You may experience great joy or even sadness. Let the feelings come and go, while you just keep breathing into your heart space.
Stay here as long as you wish. When you are ready, take a deep breath and let it go. Gently open your eyes and take the peace of your heart with you through your day.
Now Lioness, Learn to Follow your Heart and do the things you were destined to do. For deep inside your heart you will find your true calling..
GO #ROAR and LIVE ON PURPOSE!