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As I have been settling into the rhythm of this year, the idea of 'innocence' keeps coming to my mind. This of course is opposite to the concept of 'grievance' that A Course in Miracles often talks about. One of my ACIM teachers shared a wonderful definition of 'grievance'- any situation whenever we are not at peace with what is.
Wow- that is huge! I don't know about you but I certainly have many moments when I am not okay with what is!
I am learning that those are the moments to practice mind watching- observing what is surfacing in my thoughts and emotions without judgment or guilt, and also for mind training- being aware that I can choose to direct my thoughts in a different direction.
And that is what I am finding myself doing more and more often.
Some of the phrases that have helped me are listed below:
And finally my favorite:
I would love to hear from you with any comments, suggestions or questions. Please refer to the toolbar on the left for an essay on innocence inspired from time spent in meditation over the holidays. Please also refer to the toolbar for information about sessions in Finding Clarity (Connecting with your Inner GPS) as well as Spiritual Mentoring.
In love and light,