June 17, 2020
Often it's important to remind oneself of something, every day, when interacting with a person who is angry, sad, enraged, fearful or mean.
It's easy to begin to judge this person as wrong, bad or to be avoided. Our minds may label this person in a permanent way.
"They are such an angry person."
The truth lies a bit deeper. This particular person is experiencing a temporary wave of emotion that is causing them to act in a certain way, at a certain time.
Imagine it a different way. If you came upon a person who is sleeping, you wouldn't believe that there were a "sleepy," person. Rather, they are someone who is currently sleeping.
In the same way, we are all, alway, riding the roller-coaster of emotion that is part of the experience of being a person. Always and ever changing, is the only permanence.
Also remember what it takes for this person to behave this way. They have to be angry, sad, enraged, fearful or mean on the inside first. They must be suffering.
And what they probably need, beyond our judgement, or hate, or avoidance is for someone to compassionately listen to them, so they can release their suffering.
Here's to meeting every and all states with compassion!
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Sharing time with close friends and family for the Holidays is an important annual ritual. It involves marking the passage of time-and-seasons through shared meals and quality time together.
To get the most out of out of this time, it is helpful to prepare our minds and remind ourselves of who we are deciding to be for those closest to us.
Enter Sam Lightwork (@s.a.m.lightwork), breakthwork and meditation facilitator and close friend to The Ohm Store.
Set aside 10 minutes in a comfortable and quite space, and allow the soothing words and guidance of Sam Lighwork to refresh and renew your spirit in time for showing up big for those closest to you, in your life.