So each week I have a group of people that come for guided meditations to my studio in Somerset West on a Friday morning. Amazing bunch of women so committed to connecting with themselves and with their spirituality.
So every week around Thursday, I start connecting with what it is that I need to talk about and what theme we will be meditating with. And I had a pretty clear idea this week by Thursday evening.
Then I wake up on Friday morning, all happy and full of life and optimism and as per usual my husband and I have a cup of tea in bed in the morning and a quick chat. He is busy writing an article about his huge ride that he did across Europe in August and was feeling quite blocked this week and all of a sudden on Thursday inspiration struck and he managed to finish the article late that evening.
We then spoke about the concept of flow and in his practical manner (seeing that I am the airy fairy one and he is the grounded practical one in this relationship). He spoke about how when Mountain Bikers go flying down a mountain on a single track path how they get into what they call flow and how they basically go without thinking. This immediately resonated with me as one of the spiritual concepts I am working with at the minute is flow. And then this immediately sparked something in me again.
I all of a sudden saw myself as this mountain biker flying down this mountain navigating this little single track and not over thinking and analysing just going for it. It just made me think of what I am currently going through and with what happened at the retreat last weekend.
The whole week long I have just let things happen, the ideas are flowing, the guidance for myself and others are flowing, people are contacting me and I am just on my little bike going down the mountain.
And there has been a few hectic moments this week with my boy and his leg and just general life stuff happening but I thought about that as tree roots and rocks in my path and just navigated around it with a certain amount of grace and sometimes with a few swear words and frustration, but it went pretty darn well.
The main thing I have done is to stop overthinking everything this week. Understanding that there are projects that need to happen, work that needs to be done, but it is all about not rushing in, in a state of panic and over-analysing, it is about gliding towards my projects, taking my ideas and letting them develop and happen. No more forcing square pegs into round holes. Breathing, looking and letting happen.
So for the minute I am coasting on my little flow mission and I am pretty happy with it. Lots of breathing happening when I get myself into old pattern stuff, but for now, I think I might be able to survive the trip down the mountain…..
And this ended up being my message to all the beautiful women at group – let’s flow – somethings what we think needs to be the message/lesson/path changes quickly – so just go with it.