Posts tagged escapebrooklyn
Farm Retreat Reflections

During our opening ceremony, the guinea fowl gaggled just outside the barn.

As we slept, the dairy cow left her paddock for a visit to the farmers’ window. I think everyone heard her mooing but me.

We also explored our internal wilderness during this retreat. I love combining meditations with journal prompts, to allow dialogue with your highest self. Here’s a journaling activity you can try at home, adapted from part of our opening ceremony…

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I’m so happy for you!!!

I’m SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!!

…I might just need one breath to recognize and accept the envy, one to investigate what’s underlying, and one to nurture the part of me who feels abandoned. 3 breaths. To get back to unadulterated joy in his happiness…

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On NOT Preferring Stillness

I never want the silent morning cuddles to end. Ultimately, Pema says, awakening is “...realizing that samsara and nirvana are one, not preferring stillness or occurrence but being able to live fully with both.”

As we grew less connected, my desire for things to be different increased. By the time they all left for camp, I was a bundle of nerves.

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This is The Most Wonderful Moment