Ritual helps with all sorts of transitions. I use it to ease one of the hardest transitions I face - the one that comes at the end of every month: the beginning of a NEW month.
Here's how ritual can help you move gently from one month to another...
It’s a little like leaving yourself breadcrumbs so that when you get lost in the feeling of “nothing ever gets done” you can find your way back, gently and consistently, to reality. That written record allows you to give yourself credit, stop fooling yourself about how little gets done, and begin to realistically judge what you can actually get done in a given amount of time.
We’ve all got a to do list a mile long. That is never the problem. Where to begin, what is most important and when it’ll fit in – those things are always the issue. These calls won’t magically fix the tension between what you hope to accomplish (lots) and the limiting factors Life throws in your path, but they’ll help.
There’s wisdom in the Socrates quote: “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Examining life – your emotions, your hurts, your wants and needs, is how we achieve healing and emotional wholeness. That’s intentional living.
To live with intention is to check in with yourself, and ask yourself about what you need and how you’d like to feel. And when you ask and answer that question, you also have the opportunity to choose actions that support you.
One of the main functions of ritual is marking the passing of time. Ritual is the sacred pause that allows us to appreciate how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go. These calls offer you that kind of much-needed pause to note the passing of time – to bless what’s before you and celebrate (and maybe forgive) what’s behind.
Fighting with your calendar is a waste of energy but there are simple, effective ways to stop fighting and come into a more peaceful, supportive relationship with it. These calls are a chance to practice, month after month, with a fun and friendly group of folks who are also looking to live intentional, do-able lives.