While on retreat one time, I noticed that going over and over my story about “me” in my head is not useful, calming, or satisfying, even though it may seem so.
Self doubt – it’s useless and painful.
Newsflash, though – since it is created by thinking a certain way, the good news is that it be changed. In other words:
It’s not necessary and can be transformed
Dan O’Brien shares a little of his early story.
“For me…learning about meditation has been like being cooked in a slow cooker – in a good way…”
“Being open to the newness of the experience is often important, though it might be a challenge.”
“So often in my life, I’ve wanted to feel included, engaged, and to be relating with others, but I’ve found that there’s a true connection lacking.”
Board Member Dan O’Brien writes about one of the insights he has had being part of Clear Sky’s virtual and physical community.