it seems only too often i let the old program of “what am i doing with my life?” permeate my presence. i think it’s a malevolent, manipulative and entirely unnecessary quantification we drag along in our culture….
i often feel quite in my element, and that i am on my mission, but, nearly as often, i get tripped up and frustrated in the practical things… like providing for myself and being able to pay the bills, so to free up my creative and conscious efforts, and get back to being a positive, uplifting, healing force in this world, at this time….
what is it that won’t let you sleep at night? what is it that gnaws at the back of your mind? what is it that angers, frustrates or disheartens you?
none of that is the issue. that’s all noise, programs, the ideas of other people, the seeds of cultural norms and expectations… but none of it is your own voice….
there’s a general notion that investing ten thousand hours in the practice or training of something will afford us the mastery of said skill, ability, or practice….
these two words are interesting, as are words and language in general. both attunement and atonement regard and refer to sound, or vibration, and frequency, be it “tune” or “tone”. so it’s no surprise they are, in the important ways, interchangeable….