Yesterday’s group call was so amazing! I closed my eyes, really tuned into everyone’s voices and energy and I felt as though I was transported back to the room we were in at Woodcliff, with all those beautiful souls I have known through many, many life times. Thank you Jen for bringing us together in May, and for the refresher yesterday.
Some things Jen said during the call stuck with me, and I could not get them out of my head. I have never really parented with boundaries. I don’t strictly enforce times such as wake up time, when we eat, or when bed time is, etc. This isn’t necessarily the best approach, I know.
What I realize now that I am working with Jen is, I have fought making official times for all those things because deep down I knew that when we force our kids to be too linear – get up at a certain time, eat every day at a certain time, go to bed at a certain time, etc. – it prevents them from exploring their exponentiality. When we rush them from this thing to that – just like Jen was talking about when we book appointments back to back, it’s making them conform to linear existence. Some people think kids thrive on structure. It doesn’t appeal to me, and that’s probably because I am not linear. We can have a tendency to rush our kids through life. In being so regimented, we too as parents can miss the beautiful experiences that could happen if we were not so fixated on linear existence.
This refresher session was also a big break through to me in terms of many of my relationships that I have struggled with.
I can fully accept that others are not exponential…it’s nice to finally have words to describe what makes you different. However, to others, if sometimes feels you are not linear, you are wrong. I have spent too much time in my life being told I am wrong. I exert way too much effort trying to deal energetically with anger and tension from people who think they are always right and their way of doing things or seeing things is right. Working with Jen is helping me to free myself from the need for validation from others, because I realize I am not going to get it from people operating in a linear reality. The denial of validation from them is not malicious, we are just operating differently in energy.
It is mind-blowing and so freeing to experience the love I do working with Jen, and it is even more powerful and life changing to continue to feel the love and the deep sense of connection that I did in May at the retreat Jen facilitated. To think we will all come together again, be interconnected with other souls and keep repairing and restoring one another and humanity! Jen, your work is amazing and life changing!