This seems to be the year of integration. Many of us are hearing the call to come into being, to begin showing up, to be the divine light we were meant to always be. For some the process will be an easy one, for others this means making radical shifts. Being in the present is an action of surrender. So many of us spend so much time in the past, even exploring past lives to find some tidbit of knowledge that can unbind us from some future karma that has not yet been actualized.
Breathing is one of the most important things we do. It is spirituality stripped down. It is our common bond to all things in life. Breathing is the religion of life. It is the divine mother birthing a new moment, it is father god bringing us connection, light.
I see too many people living on the inhale, life catching them off guard. Then they forget to exhale. It is in the out breath that we inspire new life, new connection, and expansion. We have to break living in a state of waking apnea. When we breathe we move, and this brings us into alignment.
The physical body is where we meet the breath. We must take care of the temple. The physical body is the temple of the soul, where we congregate with life herself. We often speak of alignment in our spiritual practice, but how can we align with purpose if our bodies are held out of alignment due to neglect? Take a moment to breath deeply. Then exhale. Where do you feel the breath stopping? Where do you feel resistance? Sit for a moment with that energy, be in that space of deep listening and ask what is needed in this moment.
Purpose is an unfolding lotus.
It changes as we breathe. The road bends, it turns, as do we.
I love yoga as it is a constant action of surrender. It is a unification of mind, body, spirit, breath, and purpose. It is action coupled with intention. Desire and will holding my space as I move around the mat. This is how I am choosing to live my life in this moment.
What is calling you in this moment? Where do you need movement? Are you restricted in physical mobility, can you improve on this? If not, find the smallest level possible and breathe into that space… The body is constantly moving, even if we are not.. Let’s join her in this eternal dance.