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Previous Comments By 'tylerdawn2019'

Run With The Unexpected, by Aryae Coopersmith

FaceBook  On May 11, 2021 Tyler wrote:
This is so timely and perfect for me! Just last week I was offered an opportunity in another state. It would require a move, living under very different, but wonderful circumstances and challenging every comfort I have come to know in my current life situation. With much consideration by listening to my heart, and not so much my head, I accepted the opportunity. I'm a bit terrified because it doesn't make much sense but I have been convinced by a Force beyond logic to go! This was a beautiful sign the the Universe has sent as a comfort and confirmation. Thank you for this post! "When we come to the end of everything we know, we leap.....". Peace and All Good, Tyler Dawn

Life May Itself Be A Koan, by Rachel Naomi Remen

FaceBook  On Mar 24, 2020 Tyler wrote:
Thank you for this beautiful post! I love this analogy of being pregnant with a story. It is easiest for me to relate my own actual pregnancies! (I've had 3, one ending in miscarriage). All have been so incredibly meaningful and each, my greatest teachers! My 2 sons have taught me more about life, myself and God than anything else. They have challenged me and given me indescribable joy. My miscarriage taught me how to let go and grieve well. My oldest son is a 2 time cancer survivor and his journey has been the bedrock of my faith. And my younger son has been the role model of steadiness and temperance for me. I lost both of my children while in rehab for alcoholism. Losing them taught me that I don't own anything in this life. It is all a gift! Gratefully, they have returned to my life and I'm able to enjoy them as young men;observing, delighting and rejoicing in them as beautiful souls that call me, Mom. Love and Light to All as we experience the unfolding of this moment in time with wonder and compassion. πŸ’—πŸ™πŸ»

In Eyes Of God, We're All Minorities, by Barbara Brown Taylor

FaceBook  On Feb 25, 2020 Tyler wrote:
Wow! This spoke straight to my heart! For years I have met many beautiful souls whose beliefs are different from my own and intuitively felt like there was "something wrong" with what my religion was teaching me! More recently I have had the privilege of working with others that have no religion and I have found their souls to be quite vulnerable and almost childlike. We are all inherently good and beautiful in the eyes of God. May I see with God eyes always! β˜ΊοΈπŸ™πŸ»

Spiritual Materialism, by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

FaceBook  On Jan 19, 2020 Tyler wrote:
This is such an interesting topic and I appreciate it and all of the responses. I am a recovery Mindfulness, Spirituality and Yoga instructor. All of which began with just yoga. Through that teaching, I was asked to lead the other 2 classes. Then, through word of mouth, I have been asked to teach at other facilities. I have been beyond amazed at how I believe, God is using me! I do however, find myself getting caught up in myself at times, Believing this was "my" doing and not God's. The other day I had the epiphany of the old adage: You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. My epiphany was this: you can also be the Water! There is no need to go searching for horses, nor is there a need to lead them. They simply come when they are ready and thirsty. Grateful for this community! β˜ΊοΈπŸ™πŸ»πŸ’—

Silence, by Jean Klein

FaceBook  On Jan 7, 2020 Tyler Dawn wrote:
A beautiful work! As I read through this passage a second time, I replaced "silence" with the word Spirit. This resonated deeply with me! Happy New Year Everyone! May your 2020 be a vision without words. Peace and JoyπŸ’—πŸ™πŸ»

Too Many Names, by Pablo Neruda

FaceBook  On Dec 10, 2019 Tyler wrote:
This is so beautiful! I have come to understand that there are many titles and labels that describe me: what I do, who I am in relationship to others and what I believe, etc...However, there is only One thing that defines me. And I believe that everything and being is defined by that One thing as well. Many different descriptions, One definition. πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’—

Stepping Over The Bag Of Gold, by Rachel Naomi Remen

FaceBook  On May 28, 2019 Tyler wrote:
This story reminds me of one of my favorite sayings, “We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.” My prayer for each day is this: God, give me the eyes to see beyond my own perception and experience. Peace and Love to All~

Feel Free To Set A Better Example, by Ryan Holiday

FaceBook  On Apr 23, 2019 Tyler wrote:
I began to see my part in things as I worked the 12 steps of AA. This was about admitting my wrongs of the past, willingness to make amends and continuing to take a moral and personal inventory throughout the rest of my life! It was a game changer for me! I think the Serenity Prayer has been very beneficial in this process as well. Today, I practice keeping my side of the street clean, staying in my own lane and praying for the wisdom to know what is mine to do and what is not! Peace and Joy! Tyler D