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Aug032018

 


PRACTICE CHALLENGE - INTO OPEN HANDS BLESSINGS FALL
This one is easy if you are patient. 
1) Leave your cellphone inside
2) Go outside
3) Open Hands
4) Fill with sunlight
5) Listen as you wait for nothing in particular
 

Now you might plead overcast skies as an excuse not to try this... or cold... or rain... or snow ... We understand, please take care of yourself whatever you do .... Just know that the truly amazing thing about this practice is that it works even without sunlight and even if you are indoors (though it has a special resonance outside).Your job is only to open your hands - no grasping objects or fears or worries or whatever... if you open your hands and wait without specific expectation .... your heart and mind and spirit open like a window to a spring day ... and the blessings will come of their own accord.... seemingly serendipitous... beautiful...surprising and delightful.... Very grateful to C. S. Lewis for his lovely quote from the book "Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer" (Mariner 2002).

 

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