Balancing Act

In life balance is so very important, without the bad, you never realise how good the good truly is – take care to have a balanced day today

Cauldrons and Cupcakes

Image by Dave Dugdale Image by Dave Dugdale

“Your hand opens and closes, opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralysed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as birds’ wings.”
~ Rumi, The Essential Rumi

Occasionally things happen which give my world a good shake up. Sometimes it’s a gut punch. Sometimes it’s the most incredible blessing that I never saw coming.

I’ve learned to appreciate these paradoxical moments. I now see that one is less without the other. You need both, in order to have the contrast which makes each experience more meaningful. More honest. More real.

Both grow you.

Both help define you.

It’s a balancing act.

Image from Andy Groleau Image from Andy Groleau

No point giving in to the pain. No point surrendering to the beauty.

There’s a balancing point somewhere in the middle.

When you find…

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