May 6

Thank you for joining us for A Month of Meditation!

Welcome to Day 6!

(If you haven’t read what it’s all about, please click here first.)

 

 

I’m so proud of all of us for showing up for ourselves. For knowing that our soul craves this moment of stillness in our day, and for taking action to make that happen. So let’s all pat ourselves on the back for that!

Each day, we’ll click on that Day’s page, and we’ll leave a comment stating that we meditated on that day. That’s all!

If you would like to write more, that’s definitely welcome. It would be really great if we could share about our experiences, too: how we meditated, how long we meditated for, and what the experience was like for us.

Many of us will be using the Re-Awakening Guided Meditation Program, so we can share our experience with that as well.

I’m so excited to get started!

Being a part of a supportive community is half of the fun, so please be sure to check in daily.

Now…let’s go meditate!

P.S. – Please remember to post the artwork on your blogs and share it on FB and Twitter! You can find sample tweets here.


Comments

May 6 — 27 Comments

  1. Following realization came to me during meditation: when I look into the mirror there’s the image that I see of me, and there’s me. I’m not what I see, I am the one who sees.

  2. Today, I listened to the Cleansing Your Spirit guided meditation from the ReAwakening program. My thoughts were all over the place though, and I had to keep bringing my attention back to Angela’s voice. At several points, I wondered if I should just stop it and try again later, but I kept at it. I’m proud that I did it, and I am hopeful that it will get easier. I constantly feel pulled to be “doing” something rather than just “being.” And because of that, I know that creating this meditation habit is essential to my own well being.
    Jodi – Soul Speak recently posted..5 Books to Help You Live Your Best LifeMy Profile

  3. Did a gratitude contemplation in the morning. Then mindfulness mediation on the deck chair in the sun for 15 minutes. My cat Rocky came up from the outside and sniffed my feet, and the wind was blowing pretty hard yet warm and had that amazing deep sense of aliveness, and strangeness of existence that I love to feel. during and I realize I need to expanding my time boundaries more with it. Tried to go to a local mindfulness mediation Meetup.com group…but couldn’t get in the darn building. Ah well. Think I’ll do another mindfulness meditation session tonight, maybe some Tai Chi. Love this thang Jodi!!!
    David Hamilton recently posted..The Process Of Living A Happy DeathMy Profile

  4. Today, on this warm, sunny day, I meditated in the park. My goal is 5 minutes of mindfulness meditation each day.

    I tried to be aware of the surrounding sounds without naming them (very hard to do), but was able to let the names fade quickly.

    I tried to be aware of the way the sunshine felt on my skin, and let that pass, too.

    One sound I found particularly delightful: the breeze in the trees.

    My gentle timer (a soothing instrumental on my cell phone) went off before I was ready for the meditation to end. But I’m sticking to my 5 minutes to avoid burnout.

    Was it meditation? I really don’t know, but I liked it.

  5. I tried to be mindful in all my activities today. When I peeled potatoes, I focused on peeling potatoes. When I folded laundry, I focused on that task. I became aware of how easily small worries or negative thoughts came in. I observed them and let them go. So, my whole day was meditative. I feel more relaxed this evening. Thanks for the challenge.

    I like the idea of dedicating five minutes per day. I am going to try that tomorrow, the first work day of my week.

  6. Today I started the day with KD Lang, Coffee, toast, and meditation. I watched the sun spill into the house with its quiet shadows and I languished in my hopes for the future, the joy of now and relaxed. I let the day take me after that wherever it would go. I still feel the lovely tingly effects of a slow moving start to the day as I allowed my mind to absorb the sun and life. I loved me today and it feels exquisite. Happy day and may the week continue along this trajectory.

  7. I just did Steven’s base level meditation from the Reawakening series. Very relaxing! Going to bed now…good night!

  8. Did not sit down and meditate or chant today. I did notice however, that I was craving silence. Turned off the radio at work, shut the TV off at home, and just relished the silence and the connection to those around me. It was nice to be truly present with my husband and dog and not distracted by the TV–in that way it felt meditative.

  9. Hi Jodi,
    I’m slipping in a day late. As it turns out yesterday (May6th) was quite a productive and eventful day for Spirit. I was able to receive a great deal of inspiration and love, with teaching and guidance. My quiet time turned into a lesson. I’m very grateful!
    Leah recently posted..Purposeful VulnerabilityMy Profile

    • OMG! I’m mad! I posted this already. On Sunday I sat in the garden after dinner and managed 10 minutes of not very good focus, my mind constantly wandering. But at least I sat for 10 mins so I felt pleased about that. Intention is everything, or so my Buddhist nun sister says.
      Claire Hennessy recently posted..A-Z ReflectionsMy Profile

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