Ep. 267 Holding All the Joy and All the Sorrow
In this solo episode I share my thoughts on the fact that joy and sorrow are interwoven throughout our lives just as life and death are inextricable connected. Using stories and poetry I discuss how to carry both joy and sorrow without denying or repressing the pain of our personal and collective grief.
- How current events are requiring us to learn to hold joy and sorrow at once
- Why we need a strong spiritual core as we go through life in 2020
- How to strengthen our spiritual core:
- Go deep within
- Assessment the alignment between your inner values and outer behavior
- Practice being in the present moment
- Lovingkindness Blessing
- Why we need to mourn our losses (personal and collective) on a daily basis and how to do it
- The importance of “finding the good” within our pain and sorrow
- Poems shared:
- “Joy and Sorrow” by Kahlil Gibran
- “Love Sorrow” by Mary Oliver
- “In Lieu of Flowers” by Shawna Lemay
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