Trust the Training.

"Trust the training." These three simple words have been my mantra lately. When we're called to so many important actions, ranging from gentle personal care to overt civic engagement, it's possible to feel overwhelmed or discouraged, even while we crave decisive progress. For better or worse, however, these complicated feelings aren't new to humankind. Whether we look to yogic texts, Buddhist teachings, or lessons from the Abrahamic religions, we find mandates to repeat, to refine, to renew our physical and spiritual practices. Thus, we may take heart in even the smallest the choices we make, everyday, knowing that they add up to much more.  Or, in the words of South African child activist Nkosi Johnson, "Do what you can with what you have, in the time that you have, in the place where you are." Let's trust the training, and see where it leads....

 

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