Is your 2016 going to be a year of pushing or allowing? There is a time for both. Our education systems focus on continually pushing, producing & doing, but taken to its extreme this can lead to stress & illness. The art of allowing – of creating space rather than filling it – is an essential quality in any relationship, be it human or Divine. Equally, too much allowing without action can lead to a whole lotta nothing. Everything is in the balance.
Here is a quick Kabbalistic meditation. Disclaimer: I have completely made it up. But it works nonetheless. 2016 = 2 x 16 = 32. The hebrew letters for 32 spell “Lev”, or Heart. In 2016, let your heart be your guide.
One last thing. I’m halfway through filming a series of videos based on my first book The Kosher Sutras. Video #1 is below. If it’s your thing, enjoy. If not then hit unsubscribe & I’ll leave you alone for the rest of this incarnation. If you love it then you know what to do (share, share, share….).
Big love & Blessings for a Rocking Year. Shabbat Shalom.
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KOSHER SUTRA “A new king arose over Egypt who did not know about Joseph” (Exodus 1:8)
Sometimes life can change and we don’t like it. How can we go with the flow so that things are better than ever before? Welcome to the Kosher Sutras.
Humans can put extraordinary energy into resisting change. Sometimes it is time to leave a job, let go of a client, leave a relationship…but we may hold back all costs.
The Children of Israel were experiencing prosperity in Egypt when their boy Joseph was Prime Minister, but they faced a sudden change when, “a new king arose over Egypt who did not know Joseph” (Exodus 1:8). Everything changed overnight. One view is that the Pharoah had a sudden change of heart after Joseph died, while another is that the King himself also died and a new Pharaoh took over with different values.
Our external situation can change – a client leaves, a relationship ends, a job is over – but you go with the flow? Can you adapt to your new circumstances? Can you find G-d in the flow.
. Practice some Sun Salutations, in whichever variation you know, and focus on breathing with the flow. Tune in and move with the motion of your breath. The yogis teach about calming the mind and finding stillness, and our aim is to find stillness in motion, with whatever is happening in life.
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