MTRACHEL

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The Peace of Wild Things. Wendell Berry
When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars
waiting with their light. For a time
I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.


Member Since: 5/19/2010

Fitness Minutes: 83,278

My Goals:
Daily...I need
to care for my physical, spiritual, emotional and mental health.
Exercise
Meditation
Random acts of kindness
Journal
Water


My Program:
Exercise-
Just Go- ( I go running)
Do 5 ( of anything for strength)
Just do today-(how I handle stress)
Work from the Outside in and the inside out.

~ Wendell Berry ~
(The Sabbath Poems, 1993, I)

No, no, there is no going back.
Less and less you are
that possibility you were.
More and more you have become
those lives and deaths
that have belonged to you.
You have become a sort of grave
containing much that was
and is no more in time, beloved
then, now, and always.
And so you have become a sort of tree
standing over the grave.
Now more than ever you can be
generous toward each day
that comes, young, to disappear
forever, and yet remain
unaging in the mind.
Every day you have less reason
not to give yourself away.






Personal Information:
My name is Rachel. I live in Montana. I am very blessed with abundance in all areas of my life.

Books that have helped me on my journey toward helping living;
Peace is Every Step
Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating
The Power of Habit
Taking the Leap
The Bible
The Four Agreements
The Happiness Project








Other Information:
"When you are in alignement with who you really are, you cannot help but uplift those with whom you come into contact. Your value to those around you hinges upon only one thing: your personal alignment with source. And the only thing you have to give to another is an example of that alignment, which they may observe, then desire, and then work to achieve." via Runi my yoga teacher




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  • v ATRANSFORMATION
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    1606 days ago
  • v ATRANSFORMATION
    Thinking of you...
    1612 days ago
  • v NONIE_C
    Hey, Rachel!
    Just wanted to stop by and say hello emoticon
    I usually Spark from my phone these days and the mobile app doesn't allow for as much team or sparkfriend interaction, except via the friend feed. Anyway, I wanted you to know that I'm still out here, still Sparking away, and sending you love and support from over the mountains!
    Hope all is well in your world emoticon
    1629 days ago
  • v LIVINGSIMPLY355
    HI RACHEL,
    THANKS FOR THE COMMENT ON MY PAGE.
    I HAD AN MRI ON MY KNEE LAST WEEK AND HAVE SEVERAL THINGS GOING ON WITH IT.
    I AM CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF GETTING A REFERRAL TO AN ORTHOPEDIC DOCTOR.
    PRAYING AND HOPING THAT THE PROCESS GOES QUICKLY AND I CAN SEE A DOCTOR SOON!
    ALL THIS IS SLOWING ME DOWN A BIT THESE DAYS. WANT TO GET BACK TO A GOOD ROUTINE.

    HOPE YOU ARE HAVING A GREAT WEEK!

    SUE emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1630 days ago
  • v VALERIEMAHA
    Where are you, beloved? I beckon to you from the Thanksgiving Community, as Sandra beckoned to me!

    Like Rumi beckons to us --

    Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn't matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again , come , come.

    Hugs,
    Mahalakshmi
    1630 days ago
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