Practicing Together #15

sunny leavesThis is our ritual: we practice together on Mondays.  Or on not-Mondays!  You can join in whenever you like.

This past week, I noticed that sometimes I don’t want to make good choices, but prefer to play out my patterns instead.  Even when I can see those patterns clearly and am aware that I have other choices I could engage, there are times when making that choice can feel hard.

This coming week, I invite in centeredness.  A massage therapist asked me the other day “how do you want to feel at the end of this massage?” and that was what I said.  It sounds true: centered, to me, means grounded and connected both, and I love that balance.

Ways this could work: I could use one of the centering practices I know.  I could notice when I physically get off my center.  Some way I haven’t thought of yet!

What went well: I spent the weekend out in Western Massachusetts, which is beautiful this time of year, getting ready for one of my favorite things of the year!

Reports from last week: Last week!  You guys, last week, I forgot to post this, about which I am sad.  But it’s a chance to point out an important thing about practice, which is that sometimes, we fall off, and the goal is really just to get back on.  Hello, horse!

About Sarah Twichell

Sarah Twichell is a witch, writer, foodie, musician, semi-competent knitter, aspiring runner, and all-around logistical wizard.


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