Invitation to Rest Deeply


Here’s some very good news. 
Right here, right now, in this moment, you don’t have to ‘figure out’ the rest of your life, no matter what anyone says. 
You don’t need all the answers. They will come, in time, or not, or perhaps the unnecessary questions will fall away. 
There is no rush. Life is not in a hurry. Be like the seasons. Winter is not trying to become summer. Spring does not rush towards autumn. The grass grows at its own pace. 
The choices that will be made will be made, and you’ve no choice about that. The decisions that will happen will happen, events will unfold, but right now perhaps you don’t need to know the solutions or the outcomes or how best to proceed. Perhaps not knowing is a welcome guest at life’s banquet. Perhaps openness to possibility is a beloved friend. Perhaps even confusion can come to rest here. 
And so, instead of trying to ‘fix’ our lives, instead of trying to neatly resolve the unresolveable and quickly complete the epic story of a fictitious ‘me’, we simply relax into utter not knowing, unravelling in the warm embrace of mystery, sinking deeply into the moment, savoring it fully, in all its uniqueness and wonder. 
And then, perhaps without any effort, without any struggle or stress, without ‘you’ being involved at all, the true answers will emerge in their own sweet time. 
(Jeff Foster)

1 Insightful Comments:

Ernest said...

wow great post. I am alwas trying to fix things and I spend much time thinging to all possible solutions to the problems. Post made me realize theat sumetimes you just to sit down, relax and enjoy the moment :) I will try to do jsut that more, thanks.


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