To undertake a genuine spiritual path is not to avoid difficulty but is to learn the art of making mistakes wakefully, to bring to them the transformative power of our heart. – Jack Kornfield
the spiritual life
How does one live a spiritual life? By invoking the ‘spirit’ of things into daily living. Everything that happens to us has a spiritual underpinning. To actively discover and to embrace that essence is to live the spiritual life.
To live such a life we must awaken to what’s happening to us. One neat way to practice this is to just become aware of our breathing, all day long. When we do that we suddenly become ‘awakened’ beings, we become witnesses to what’s going on. Try it…
Daily Affirmation: Today I AM awake to all that happens to me!