FREE YOUR MIND MAKE YOUR HEART A DIAMOND
SEPTEMBER 24, 2010. As we began class on our backs, breathing, quieting and just coming to be present I offered the story of the lotus blossom and how it grows in murky, dark, hard-to-grow waters, and has to reach for the light and rise above challenges in order to grow. WE are the lotus blossom; always reaching and rising through the difficulties and challenges of our lives to get to the light, which is our true happiness.
And the driver of what moves us in spite of the challenges to grow towards the light is our hearts. But our hearts get dirtied up with all our mental clutter. On Friday's it seems to often be at its worst. Our minds are just overly polluted with the worries of the week. So to practice on Friday gives us that opportunity to free our minds and clean the clutter.
When you think about it our hearts are like a diamond, and the light is happiness, shining through the diamond/our hearts. The diamond is like our own potential, multi-faceted, shiny, so the light shines through it. And just like a diamond, this practice is meant to restore our real brilliance. The diamond equals our happiness, and if we can get clean the polluted mind light can shine through us, just like a diamond. So today, give your heart a break and allow it to let go of whatever you are facing for even just a little bit. Restore your brilliance and the clarity you need to make better decisions will be revealed! Love yourself, love your day, love your life, Silvia
PS If you feel like you need more time to devote to cleaning the mental clutter then join me in Moab November 4-7, 2010 or in 2011 on a Yoga retreat in Mexico, Colorado, Oregon, Italy and more! Like Alchemy Tours to keep up to date on great trips!