One of my very closest friends texted me yesterday “Is there some kind of video thing you’re doing? And a webinar on eating?”
I cracked up.
Uh, that would be YES.
Major, huge project it feels like. Gathering, collecting, formulating what I’ve learned in the clearest way possible.
She reads Grace Notes, not the Eating Peace notes…so it makes sense she had no idea what was going on behind the scenes.
Isn’t that so true about everyone we encounter? Even when we think we know people really well?
It feels like this mind has a whole inner world that’s “behind the scenes”.
Busy, busy, busy.
But today…whether it’s morning, afternoon, dusk, dark night when you read this…
…take a moment now and imagine who you would be without the belief that you are separated somehow by your own mind doing it’s busy thing?
Without the belief that you are alone, even thought it appears you are a complete, contained entity with your own body, mind, desires, plans, and unique life story?
Who would you be without the thought that there are divisions and boundaries and borders between you….
….and the universe?
The universe that includes other people, streets, cars, mountains, plants, tables, chairs, horns, birds, pencils, televisions, music.
Can you feel how you are aware of all of it, in bits and pieces, taking it in through your mind and through your heart, your feelings, your awareness?
Who would you be without the thought that you are disconnected from all that is?
I notice how much I love my friend, and she doesn’t need to know anything about these details of preparing my new program or videos or whatever.
They don’t matter.
In the silence, we’re connected.
“But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything.” ~ Alan Watts
Strange that it is easier to access this connection, often, when in silence, without words, without details, without a story.
Take a small moment of silence today and wait.
Don’t even try hard.
See what happens.
Much love, Grace
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