Meditation begins at 15:08, the message begins at 19:45
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Once you’ve heard the message you’ll know that there is homework assigned and that Reverend Darren is excited to get your emails! Following is an expanded version of those instructions. Email him your personal beatitudes at firstname.lastname@example.org
Find one or two experiences, situations, or people in your life in which or for whom you’ve already experienced the unexpected result for the given condition. For me, one of these is my having been very bullied while growing up and having believed for a very long time that it was a purely bad experience from which I needed to recover. While there are still times that hurt or anxiety will come up for me, I am also able to see that there is much of who I am that is predicated upon having grown through those experiences. I can, from that understanding, write the following personal beatitude for myself.
Blessedly ripe am I for having been bullied for this experience makes available to me the truth of my own ability to persevere what seems like weakness until it is recognizable as strength.
You have had experiences of ripening in your life. Recall the condition and the unexpected result of that in your life. From that recalling, write one or two beatitudes for yourself that follow this same construction. These will be easier because you will have less charge connected to them. What we might call less attachment or less of an imprint. Practicing with these will grease the gears for the next step.
Now, look at the people and situations in your life that are inviting you into more ripening because you are not yet at a place of resolution with them. Breathe into what is going on for you and find what it is that you will be blessed with on the other side of it. This, as you might imagine, could offer a little more resistance, depending upon the imprints and what emotional attachment you have to it remaining true as you’ve understood it until now. This could be a situation you are still living in or it could be a situation from your past. Either way, there is a doorway to liberation in allowing the hidden potential in all things unfold for you right now.