Kick Start: Week 2

Day 8: Open Meditation 2
“Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make life so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce.” – Natalie Goldberg

 

Day 9: Visualization for Releasing Thoughts
“There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing you are not the voice of the mind – you are the one who hears it.” – Michael Singer

 

Day 10: Mantra
“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

Day 11: Loving-kindness
“Compassionate listening is to help the other side suffer less. If we realize that other people are the same people as we are, we are no longer angry at them.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

 

Day 12: Open Meditation 3
“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” ― Pema Chödrön

 

Day 13: Sitting Through Discomfort
“When we come into the present, we begin to feel the life around us again, but we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding. We must have the courage to face whatever is present – our pain, our desires, our grief, our loss, our secret hopes our love – everything that moves us most deeply.” – Jack Kornfield

 

Day 14: Poetry
“Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.” – Sonia Ricotti