my mala has arrived.
i am so so excited to have this piece to add to a tiny little pocket
of my crazy life. and saying that, i want this to fill up that tiny
pocket and spill over to others.
faith and spirituality has always been a rather interesting, confusing
place in my life. i grew up catholic. i remember so many sundays,
holidays, holy days sitting next to my mom while my dad ushered.
questions would fill my head. as a little one it is so hard asking those
questions, for fear of being wrong, sinful – silly.
as my life has expanded into the adult world, i have become more
comfortable, what i truly believe. my thoughts are my own. opinions
rather than facts, i am sure.
i live in middle earth. land of the conservative. a tiny little town
almost smack dab in the center of the state. to say that you don’t
line up with specific beliefs can cause some days, isolation.
unkind words and of course the dreaded fear. and really you
would think it would be the opposite. i mean really if you truly
walk the path with christ…really.
i have creeped on the shop for months. when clancy came to
me and asked….what would you like for mothers days. instead
of saying….just save your money, i quickly pulled up the link to
this and said. “i want this”. of course what i didn’t know is
she was testing me because they had already bought me a piece
of art and she wanted to see if i would say that. silly girl. don’t
ever test a girl about a gift.
i waited another few weeks, when i finally had some new sales
i just decided i was going to order it.
“the white jade highest potential mala. a sacred combination
of black onyx, rhondonite and white jade. this mala will
help you reach your highest potential.”
for me…it encompassed everything i am working on right
now in my life. filling up that tiny pocket so that it spills
on to the others.
and in case you were wondering….she is so gorgeous.
clean, light around my neck.
i don’t pretend to have this path all figured out. i don’t get
yoga in like i want. actually not at all right now. but i want to.
i don’t meditate as i would like. mostly during the day in little
intervals i chant….om mani padme hum. it seems to center me
reminding me that carrying compassion, makes me kinder
and gentler not only to others, but it carrys over to me. filling
up that tiny pocket so that it spills on to the others.
this is a new step on my path. the resources at tiny devotions
are simply the best. yes, they sell their malas, yes it is a business.
but if you go there, and i highly suggest you do….look around.
watch the videos, read the posts, show up. it is so good.
a big thanks to the chicks at tiny devotions. my mala arrived
from canada so quickly. your kindness warms my heart.
a tiny pocket filled….spills to the others.