Becoming The Ocean
Inspired by one of my favorite Leonard Cohen quotes (below), I wrote this post nearly three years ago. It is a gift to hear my voice from that time in my life and to consider how I would arrange these words differently and add/remove other ones today. It is a blessing to once again be inspired and touched by Leonard Cohen’s beautiful soul he shared with the world so generously in abundant ways. May the beautiful creations he blessed us with comfort us and continue to bless us All in miraculous ways!
If you don’t become the ocean, you’ll be seasick every day. –Leonard Cohen
This quote is such a great realization. I came across it in my reading this week and it put all I was feeling into clear, loving and true perspective. To live on the surface of life, where we allow our inner state to depend on our outer circumstances is rocky, stormy and sickening. It does feel like navigating during fluctuating storms that just keep rolling in. It is possible to live from down deep in calm waters and to be fluid as we flow through life with the understanding that the moment is all we have and things are happening just as they should. How do we do it? We use every experience we encounter to build more presence in us, to ground us in our true essence of love and connectedness to all things…which can only…
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