beloved life practices 22: welcome today


REFLECTION: ‘A significant upward step on the ascent from our falls between life’s rocks is the realization that every new day already carries with it all that we need. Perhaps even all that we desire. From early morning until late night, it’s all here waiting for you. It just needs your attention, your love, your presence. The practice of Welcome Today builds on our attention to the moment by seeing each new day as full of possibility – and seeing the arc of the whole day as being a particular gift…’

beloved life: welcome today
beloved life: welcome today

PRACTICE: ‘This stance of Welcome Today is about receiving each day as being full of possibility. One way into this stance is to create a simple ritual that you can repeat each morning, a conscious statement of your intention to welcome the gift of today…’

©Ian Adams 2013 ‘Running Over Rocks: spiritual practices to transform tough times’ (Canterbury Press)

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