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Create the Life You Imagine ~ April 2019

Entering the Heart Center

“Your body is your only home in the universe. It is your house of belonging in the world. It is a very sacred temple. To spend time in silence before the mystery of your body brings you toward wisdom and holiness.”

~ John O’Donohue

I had the opportunity this week to bring this beautiful quote from one of my favorite Irish priest-philosopher-poets, John O'Donohue, deep into my heart and soul. Last Friday I was blessed with the chance to go skiing in Breckenridge, Colorado, with my husband and four wonderful kids. It was one of those gloriously sunny spring skiing days and the mountains were alive and glistening with energy. The freedom and flow of skiing is one of my favorite things on the planet to do and I was so happy to have this opportunity to play in this beautiful nature with my family. Unfortunately, a momentary mishap ended in a collision with a tree and left me with nine broken ribs, a broken scapula and a punctured lung. Despite the unexpected ending to my magical day of skiing and the serious injuries to my body, all I could feel was the presence of love. I had a feeling of overflowing gratitude for my family that stood by with me under that tree with love and support, for the expert ski patrols and medics that treated me on the mountain and transported me down to the base, for the medical professionals and trauma surgeons that attended to me with such kindness and expert care in the hospital, and for the airlines that gave me that first class seat for a more comfortable ride home.

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