beloved life practices 30: stay in your spirit

 

REFLECTION: ‘Your spirit is what people encounter when they meet you. It’s not about your achievements, nor is it about any of your perceived failures. It’s how you are as a human being. And how you are can change the world as much as anything you achieve…’

beloved life: stay in your spirit
beloved life: stay in your spirit

PRACTICE: ‘An important first step into the practice of Stay in Your Spirit is to try to understand what your spirit might be. Remember, this is how you are, and what people encounter when they meet you. So ask yourself, what do people encounter when they spend time with me? And what would I wish people to encounter when they meet me? Your spirit will reflect how you are at your best in reality and in aspiration…’

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

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