looking for balance

My definition of looking for balance is, becoming aware of when to give and when to take, also what is needed and what needs to be left alone. Allowing is another word.

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Learning to hold the pain and the beauty of life is a balancing act and is also allowing these feeling to be felt at the same time. Not easy but important.

Balance isn’t boring, it’s really being present.

In the words of Lao Tzu and looking to nature for inspiration and balance.

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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. Lao Tzu


unwind and flow

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I’m learning how to let the tightly wound ball of string, unwind and flow freely

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like Lao Tzu

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wisdom from the color blue

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blue wisdom

The color blue is the color of insight and maybe even the color of transformation more about the meaning of blue here.

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. Confucius

broken open

the shell is broken open and the story has the opportunity to continue

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Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding…  Khalil Gibran

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