Daniella Whyte

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Leaning In When It’s Crash and Burn (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 246)

Leaning In to Crash and Burn

“The opposite of faith is not doubt, but certainty. Certainty is missing the point entirely. Faith includes noticing the mess, the emptiness and discomfort, and letting it be there until some light returns. Faith also means reaching deeply within, for the sense one was born with, the sense, for example, to go for a walk.”
— Anne Lamott

When you’re feeling out of sorts and everything around you seems to be crashing and burning all at the same time, don’t ignore it. Accept that it is happening. I know this sounds unhelpful and weird and impossible. But we tend to feel we have to do something in a crisis. We don’t really all the time. Sometimes a crisis is going to happen and there’s nothing we can do about. And we need to accept that it is happening and that we are helpless at that moment. Read more…

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