The Gifts of Thin Places and Times

As I often say in our yoga classes: Nothing is static. Just as our minds and bodies are constantly changing with each breath, so are our lives. When we drop the illusion of being in control and surrender to what is, we open ourselves up to a deeper connection to the Divine and to each other. 

The Irish have a term, thin place, which describes a place where the space between heaven and earth grows thin–where we can feel connected deeply to both. This experience may happen in a sacred site such as a church or labyrinth, or sacred place in nature such as the edge of the ocean or on a mountaintop. I also find that we have thin times, those times in life when we feel more fragile. We feel more connected to the Divine and each other in tragedies, illnesses, deep joys, as well as during major life changes. 

These places and times open us up to our true nature. They offer opportunities to tune in to the whispers of our souls. 

By getting quiet, being present in each moment and kind to yourself during this time of change, you may have more meaningful dreams, feel a stronger flow of energy and intuition, drop into a deeper level of calm and tap into Divine wisdom. You may also feel more creative and open to learning and growth in your daily life. You will become more recepti

As I often say in our yoga classes: Nothing is static. Just as our minds and bodies are constantly changing with each breath, so are our lives. When we drop the illusion of being in control and surrender to what is, we open ourselves up to deeper connection to the Divine and to each other. 

I feel that all of us on earth are experiencing a thin time right now. My prayer is that we will use this time to care for ourselves, to each hear our individual soul whispers and to then use our unique gifts and callings to care for each other and our world. 

I feel honored to be on this journey with you. 

Blessings, love and light, 

Shelley

April 2020 Shelley Carpenter, Physical Therapist, Registered Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master Teacher is a practitioner at Ommani who offers group (Tuesday and Wednesdays) and individual therapeutic yoga sessions, physical therapy, and Reiki care. During the COVID Pandemic she is offering online yoga classes (https://www.pureenergyyoga.com/monthly-subscription-channel) and in-person or remote Reiki and in-person physical therapy for persons who are symptom-free.  Call our office at 262.695.5311 to schedule an appointment.