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Rev. Connie L. Habash, MA, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be a featured columnist in Sibyl Magazine: For the Spirit and Soul of Woman for all of 2015! Join me as we journey through the year in my monthly article on Awakening Through the Seasons.
On the path of spiritual awakening, we become deeply connected to the rhythms of the earth. Every season touches something within us. If we attune ourselves to the seasonal vibrations, our spiritual growth deepens and expands. Explore the energies of the changing natural world around you each month, and allow these insights and lessons to transform your life. Continue Reading
This summer, my daughter and I shared an extraordinary week-long camping experience. There’s not a lot of words yet for what I feel. I can only offer feelings from my heart. The heart speaks in non-verbal ways – how to communicate that in a blog? Continue Reading
School’s out and summer is here. I’m ready to relax – how about you?
What I realize, though, is that I really didn’t have to wait until summer. I could have learned to relax all along.
We tend to carry so much tension in our bodies – running our lives by the clock, stressing about deadlines or bills, rushing to the next appointment, working longer hours at work or on homework. Is it all really worth it? Continue Reading
Imagine sitting by the shore of a pond. There is a gentle breeze, just enough to tickle you, on a balmy, warm day. You can hear birds singing, talking to one another, with spacious periods of serene silence in-between. At the near edge of the pond is a grouping of lily pads, with several pale pink blossoms opening themselves to the sun. Other than the occasional duck that paddles by, the water is smooth as glass, undisturbed and reflective. Continue Reading
I like to walk on the treadmill at the gym, since I don’t have a nice hilly area right out the door to walk. When I say “like”, however, that may not be the most accurate description.
For the first several minutes, I constantly look at the time – how much longer? It feels like a lot of effort, my legs feel stiff, my muscles cold and complaining. I question whether I can really do this today. I don’t feel like going up those hills, or walking so fast, or expending the effort. It seems daunting, and I am tempted to stop.