REFLECTION: ‘There is no other in the cosmos quite like you, and your exact likeness will not be here again. So imagine for a moment the impact you want to have for good on the world. Why are you here, in this place, at this time? We are each privileged and burdened with the unique reality of our own lives. But it’s easy to lose our bearings, our focus and our sense of the direction of our own possibility. Sometimes we need a compass to bring us back on course…’
PRACTICE: ‘Gail Adams is a life coach and mentor, running the See:Change project. Some of her insightful work is around developing metaphors and ideas to help us locate this sense of our own calling – to get in touch with the person we each know we need to be, bringing good to the world. She calls this quest our Deep Flow. One way to Find Your Deep Flow is to reflect on the moments, times or seasons when you have felt that you were truly being yourself in who you have been, and in what you have been doing… ‘
©Ian Adams 2013 ‘Running Over Rocks: spiritual practices to transform tough times’ (Canterbury Press)
Look out for short daily posts around this week’s theme on Facebook and Twitter. We’ll be doing the practices wherever we are, and we’ll look forward to hearing how you get on – do let us know!