Sunday Quotes: Chaos and Stillness


It’s hard to maintain one’s center when the world around us is getting more insane every day. Today, I’d like to share something Mitra Rahbar, a spiritual teacher, healer and poet, posted on Facebook the other day.  I printed it out, because I find that I need to be reminded to disconnect from the madness when I find that my anxiety is edging off the charts.

Mitra has been sharing her wisdom from a very young age. You can find out more about this remarkable woman on her website.

“For those especially in the US, this week each day, connect to your breath, your inner guide, nature, and peace. Disengage from chaos. Choose peace. Cleanse your soul of all residue by choosing to nurture it. We will get through this if we remember, we can create our own peace amidst these tides. It takes practice, but can be done, by putting one step in front of the other… breathing.. releasing.. embracing nature, and doing things that bring us joy… choose peace”

Just reading these words brings me back to a state of calm and reminds me that I can choose how I feel. I hope they do the same for you.

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7 Comments on Sunday Quotes: Chaos and Stillness

  1. Eleanor Skibo
    October 26, 2020 at 10:48 pm (7 months ago)

    When the world becomes too noisy and you need to get away, just get in a comfortable position and lie back then put your mind in a positive beautiful soothing place. You’ll feel the peace and quiet and all your heartaches will fade away, at least for a time, then when you rise up take a deep breath and keep some of that beauty and quiet inside of you for another day.

    • Ingrid
      October 27, 2020 at 5:09 am (7 months ago)

      Good advice, Eleanor, thank you!

  2. Steph
    October 25, 2020 at 1:07 pm (7 months ago)

    Thank you so much for continuing to share positive, uplifting messages! So important all the time- especially now.

  3. Ais
    October 25, 2020 at 12:27 pm (7 months ago)

    This quote works so well for me. I watch my cats and they seem to embrace this naturally in a calm stillness just watching the world go by but not engaging.

  4. Timmy Tomcat
    October 25, 2020 at 11:08 am (7 months ago)

    We are not big on Deepak but are on a center: “Be still like a mountain and flow like a great river.” Lau Tzu

  5. Marie
    October 25, 2020 at 8:32 am (7 months ago)

    Very calming. Thank you.

  6. Janine
    October 25, 2020 at 6:50 am (7 months ago)

    Social media has been effecting me lately. I need to get away from it for a while because of all the hatred on there lately.


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