Posts tagged brave
Spiritual practice won’t stop shitty things from happening to you. However...

Yoga isn’t going to make you impervious to criticism — because criticism bites. Meditation doesn’t make divorce less brutal — because divorce is rough no matter how it goes down. Green juice won’t keep the creep at work away — creeps like to creep. And prayer will not make your illness less intense to deal with — physical burdens are…burdensome.

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Do you think being called “Too emotional” is an act of oppression? Maybe you should think about it.

Stop thinking and start feeling — a lot more. And start talking about how you feel — a lot more. And you know what will happen? You will start to be more aware of how you feel, more of the time — the tenderness, the rage, the genius, the sorrow, the Love. You will feel your power, and you will direct it into the world.

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Conscious optimism vs. lazy, pseudo-spiritual optimism. Please make a choice.

I posted a #truthbomb a while back: "If you’re not a feminist, you’re missing the point." That got a lot of Yesses! and Yeahs! And then this kind of stuff: “Wouldn't it be better if we were all humanists?” ... “How about all being spiritualists?” … “We’re all in this together.”

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