First official Lake Erie Institute event last night! Here’s the truth mandala (a Joanna Macy exercise) that we created together, for our Grief Ritual and Healing Meditation. Thanks to all the participants for showing up with open hearts!
I realized yesterday that the events of the past week are breaking my heart (while also giving me many important reminders of the strength of the human spirit). Once I decided to let myself feel my broken heart, to grieve, I remembered Joanna Macy’s words: “A heart that splits open can contain the entire universe.” Remembering that my heart is the seat of my spiritual wisdom mind, I decided to listen to my broken heart for signals of how to be and act in the face of heart wrenching events. Continue reading