When we watch movies, films and shows there is always action, some kind of drama to catch our attention and keep our interest. But, life is really full of quiet moments, the mundane, everyday moments. So, we tend to get bored with our quiet life and look/create drama even if it’s subconsciously. We forget that the true moments in which we live are in the pauses – so the idea of mindfulness is to be mindful of these moments as they are precious, sacred. Being mindful is a start to living in the moment, the present – the wrapped present we are given by the Divine.  

We are here to learn from these peaceful, holy moments, not just the dramatic ones where we learn how to weather the storms, the drama. We learn from our everyday, “boring” holy encounters with ourself and others as we go along our paths towards enlightenment. Remember, it’s in the pause, the in between moments, that we can really be present, grounded, and learn while connecting with our souls and others. 

As we realize we are all connected and quantum physics is proving that the universe is in everything as everything is in the universe – the macro=micro, as above so below. It all fits. We fit, are connected. So, even in the mundane, the non-dramatic, the calm, everyday things are filled with sacred moments, events, that we encounter and are here for our own growth on the path to our enlightenment, our self-actualization. These moments are also here assisting our whole mankind, animals, insects – all that there is – to reach self-actualization. 

It begins with each one of us contributing our energy, our thoughts and vibration to the whole, increasing the vibration of the whole universe. If we just do our part on our way towards self actualization, we affect others. Remember quantum physics, all are connected and what affects one atom, affects every atom and the spaces in between.  

We can practice transforming, transcending, in the small moments – like petting your cat, being mindful in a walk, noticing the sunrise as you drive to yoga, even enjoy, mindfully, your cup of tea/coffee/smoothie. Practice that and be authentic in those moments. Develop the muscle memory in the calm moments, the everyday moments so you can start using that muscle memory with friends, being your authentic self, then work, then – the most difficult- with your family of origin. When you are authentic, you are the same person every moment- no matter whom you’re with, what you’re doing, wearing. There are no roles, no pleasing others. It’s a mindful practice, developing step by step the mindfulness to ground and remember to connect with who you are – Divine – and then respond out of love. Even in the small, “boring” moments.  And, while doing so, raise the vibration to assist all to connect and know their Divinity – even in the quiet moments.

Quote of the month:

“When you quiet your mind
you can enter a world of clarity,
peace, and understanding”

-Alicia Coltrane

Need more help on being mindful? Here is a link to learning about mindful breathing.