The Art of Surrender

Speaks volumes.

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“Always say “yes” to the present moment. What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to what already is? what could be more insane than to oppose life itself, which is now and always now? Surrender to what is. Say ‘yes’ to life and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you.”
~ Eckhart Tolle

We’ve all surrendered before. To music, to love, to pleasure. It’s something we welcome – losing ourselves in the moment, merging ourselves with the emotion, the sensation, the grand scheme and the minutia. We give in, we let go, we surrender to the flow.

But what about when life isn’t going so well?

How often do we fight against where we are at?

How often do we resist the space we find ourselves in?

No. I will not be sick. NO. I will not be upset.  I will…

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8 thoughts on “The Art of Surrender”

    1. I love encountering the truth in a new way. So much to be taken from those words. I’m glad I read them and decided to pass them on if they ring true for so many. Certainly for me they did. x

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      1. Absolutely did. Just heard another truth this morning, which I’m passing along, and which resonated down to my core. God sometimes exceeds our expectations not by taking us higher, but by taking us deeper.

        I am in the season of deep river and the surrender has created a profound peace.

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      2. That sounds like a wonderful place to be. Lovely to think that surrender doesn’t have to mean defeat but acceptance. With a sense of waiting. Expectation in peace.x

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  1. This is just beautifu!! It reminds me of passages in Buddhist thought to just BE…not to resist the tough moments, embrace the suffering too. I think I will share this to several blogs and fb pages…yep, this will be great firstly for moi, special people in my life struggling and oh my this is such a great post to share with my youths calling…thanks so much for posting this, my Scottish Highlander:) hugs xx

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    1. Isn’t it just lovely? The author has a beautiful way of explaining and entrusting us all to the deep. I’m so glad that you’ll be able to put it to such good use.x

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