Step #5, Soften, Open, and Release – Day 1 Receive, release, and receive again. This is a natural flow of occurrences that affects our lives in the grandest and the most subtle ways. Yet, this process can easily become distorted. We often resist receiving and releasing. It is easy to cling. We cling to the past. We cling to our fears. We cling to our beliefs. We cling to our parents. We cling to our traditions. We cling to our belongings. We cling to our cravings. The list goes on… without releasing its hold on our personal evolution and well-being.
The droplet above, on the verge of letting go, offers a beautiful example of graceful release. The breath consistently offers the same opportunity to experience sweet grace. Let’s explore!
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