My journey to stillness.

In all my years of practice, I have found meditation to be the most challenging and frustrating.

 

I would find my mind wandering and then get angry with myself for letting it wander and that would then spiral into a conversation of ‘don’t be angry, just let it pass through like clouds in the sky’.  That would then turn into ‘I wonder what shape that cloud would be, maybe a dinosaur, I love dinosaurs, brontosaurus, stegosaurus, triceratops, tyrannosaurus…… Oh shit, I’m really bad at meditation, clouds, clouds….pterodactyl, how could I forget about the pterodactyl?”
Anyway. About a year ago, I gave up on my meditation practice and started a gratitude practice. For 10 minutes just after I wake up, I close my eyes and think of the things that I am grateful for. Starting with my body and health. I say a thank you to my heart for beating and my…

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  1. Edible Celebrations (@lavesta)
    May 23, 2013 @ 13:08:45

    Hi Trisha,

    How inspiring. I also didn’t know it was possible to reblog other people’s posts. Quite intriguing…

    Thank you for sharing…

    P.S. If you get a chance, stop by my blog for my latest post. Louise

    Reply

    • trishafaye
      May 23, 2013 @ 15:18:38

      Hellooooooooo Louise!! So good to ‘see’ you! I checked twitter this morning & saw you had some posts out there.
      Yes, I love the reblog feature. A nice way to share some wonderful posts that are out there.
      Have a GREAT day!

      Reply

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