It’s a very different Easter this year.

A friend of mine posted on her Instagram how sad she was that she would not have her family come visit. Another one feels lost without going to her church.

I can understand the grief that comes with the loss of something we hold dear and sacred. Something that’s always been our safe place, our comfort and joy, is now all of a sudden taken away. It brings the ache so deep that it physically hurts. And the only thing that might help is knowing that the pain is there to remind us how much we love and are loved.

This past week, I hosted an online coaching chat “How Not to Let What We Can’t Control, Control Us” where I offered a few thoughts on how to handle these extraordinary situations. (Thanks to those of you who were able to attend. I might actually do another one for any of you who weren’t able to attend this week!)

One thing that kept coming up for me as I prepared for it and reflected on it is this:

The only thing that we can control in situations we can’t control (which is really most of our lives – this pandemic just amplifies that) is whether we respond to it with despair or hope. We can move into a fear of the uncertain or we can trust that Love is already there in every moment – now and forever.

And I know (because many of you have been sharing with me) that you know this. 🙂

So…since our Easter celebrations this year won’t be as usual, I’d like to offer you an ‘unconventional’ reflection to do – one that so poignantly brings the message of renewal, hope and love.

It will take 3 minutes and 47 seconds of your life. And if you choose to take me up on this offer, find 4 minutes in which you can be completely still, with no distractions.

Then click on this link, turn the sound up and breathe through this song.

Be still.

Let your thoughts calm down as you follow the words and images on the screen.

 

And listen.

Without expectations; without judgment. Just listen. That’s it…

 

Have a joy, peace and hope filled Easter!

Tatiana “Tajci” Cameron is an award-winning music artist, published author, inspirational speaker, and certified transformational and spiritual life coach.

She has many passions and is dedicated to helping others while also creating an enriched life for herself and her three sons. When Tajci is not on the road performing gigs, she volunteers with local organizations dear to her heart, spends time with loved ones (often involving music!), and collaborates with other artists to bring creative projects to life.

Tajci’s most recent projects include a meditation CD, an annual retreat & sea cruise in Croatia (that she organizes and hosts), and a multimedia CD/book (Un)Broken: Songs My Father Taught Me.

I so look forward to the Saturday emails and can’t wait to get to my inbox to read them! The inspiration, music, positivity, and faith….I need all of this so badly on some days. Thank you so much!

Carol

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