“Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again.”
~ Thích Nhất Hạnh, The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation
The past few days have been a bumpier ride than I had expected. I’m off my Lyme drugs while I get all my various tests done, and I’d hoped it would be a picnic.
I was wrong.
Some of the symptoms I thought I’d done with came back with a vengeance. The severe pain I endured last week abated, only to be replaced with a different kind of pain.
Meditation. That’s what’s gotten me through. Again. Thank goodness for my daily practice, for that life-saving place of calm and peace.
I know this will all ease eventually, if I just stick with the treatment protocol. In fact, I already feel better than I did a few days ago.
Problem is, I don’t ever get a proper break from Lyme. I can’t take the weekend off from being in my body. This is the poor broken body I’ve been living in for years. I love it, and I’m grateful for it, but sometimes it all gets too much and I wish I could run away and be someone else for a few days, or me, but in another better-working body.
That’s the truth of it.
But we all feel like that sometimes, don’t we?
One thing I know for sure – meditation helps.
Here are a few guided meditations I recorded earlier. Perhaps you might find them helpful for you right now. Follow the post links to access the recordings:
- ♥ Guided Meditation for healing Inflammation and Dis-ease
- Bee Breath Meditation for reducing stress and opening and healing the Throat Chakra
- Tibetan Singing Bowl Healing Meditation
- Guided Meditation for Emotional Support
Know that you’re in my thoughts, prayers and daily meditations,
I’m wishing you peace in your heart today.
♥ Nicole xx
And if you want to know more about Lyme, this terrific documentary, Under Our Skin, is a great place to start. It’s movie length, but well worth it. That’s my life, people. That’s my life…