Word of the Month for June 2016: Practice

Notre Dame de Paris, repeating steps.
Notre Dame de Paris, repeating steps.

Practice

The Virtue is Practice and the Saboteur is Procrastination.

A spiritual practice is a song that is sung from the heart.

A spiritual practice works just like practicing the piano. Little by little, day by day, you feel yourself letting go of the fear of beginning something new. We fear we’ll never be good enough, so why bother continuing? Fear that you won’t be perfect comes from wanting to be seen in a particular way by others. Practicing the piano teaches us to feel the music move through our bodies as our fingers press the keys. Over time practice frees us from the pain of being a beginner and replaces it with being aware of feeling the music move through us. Music and speech both require practice.
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