Sustaining inner peace is a learned process for me. Increasingly, I achieve inner peace on a day to day basis, minute by minute. Determined toward self-reliance with dependants, a.k.a. parenting, maintaining peace challenges my every cell! So, I look for ways and means of sustaining my peace of mind…throughout my body… Connecting spiritually is my preferred means of sustaining peace in my mind and body.
I believe Deepak Choprah exhibits eloquence with words on this point, in a book titled The Seven Spiritual Laws for Parents: Guiding Your Children to Success and Fulfillment. He wrote the following excerpt, in a chapter on Parenting and the Gift of Spirit.
“Human Beings are made of body, mind and spirit. Of these, spirit is primary, for it connects us to the source of everything, the eternal field of consciousness. The more connected we are, the more we will enjoy the abundance of the universe, which has been organized to fulfill wishes and desires. Only in a state of disconnection do we suffer and struggle. The divine intention is for every human being to enjoy unlimited success. Success, therefore, is supremely natural.”
In the next pages, Deepak describes spiritual laws in kid terms. I melt as I read them, re-word them, and recite them. I like the suggestions he provides to implement these laws also.
More parents and kids today are finding themselves, as they engage in a relationship with their core and spirit. I believe, inside the core or “inner child” is a desire to connect with divinity or eternal peace. This inspires me to develop “Inner Child Yoga,” so I can play with kids.
Parenting or mentoring a child may be the ultimate responsibility. I am challenged to parent, when I refuse to find peace within myself. Once peace is established with my inner child, then parenting flows freely.
What do you think about spirit and inner peace? Do you consider parenting as a means of sharing peace? Has parenting got anything to do with inner peace?
Read more: http://www.the3keysoflife.com/2011/03/has-parenting-got-anything-to-do-with.html#ixzz1IkeadX3m
Has Parenting Got Anything to Do with Inner Peace?By Rachel
These articles might interest you :
Since 2006 when Julian Assange set up the WikiLeaks website, Australian Julian Assange has more than ruffled a few feathers around the world. Read moreBy Solarisastro
BODY, MIND, SPIRIT, SPIRITUALITY
Hey everyone... I know school has been so busy I haven't been able to come here as often as I would have liked. I have been slowing down on a lot of things and ... Read moreBy Misslara16
BODY, MIND, SPIRIT, SPIRITUALITY
Who would have guessed that Saul Bellow anticipated a feminist theme? Admittedly, he does put a different spin on the idea."The personal is political." --... Read moreBy Praymont
I decided Red Sea situations has something to SAY! I am grateful for the opportunity to spread the word and they say by posting this “statement” on my blog, I... Read moreBy Jenrene
Calling all Perfumistas! Hello Girls (and perfume loving gents! The utterly fabulous Raphaella Barkley is back with The Perfume Magazine (Formerly... Read moreBy Bethschreibmangehring
BODY, MIND, SPIRIT, CREATIVITY, HAIR & BEAUTY, LIFESTYLE, SELF EXPRESSION
Busy doesn’t even begin to describe our recent weeks! About a month ago, I had to take a break from the blog just to completely focus on relocating our family... Read moreBy Caryschmidt
MOST RECOMMENDED IN BODY, MIND, SPIRIT
- Digital Gifts – Videos and more by Luphil
- Is Steve Bannon the real power behind the Trump throne? by Solarisastro
- Sweden Riots - A self fulfilling prophesy, or meant to be? by Solarisastro
- Pisces – The Great Fish and the Seed of the Universe by Luphil