The Embraces of a Soulful Life


The Embraces

embrace /im-bras'/

1. To take in the arms

2. To clasp affectionately to the bosom

3. To take eagerly or willingly

4. To comprise, include

5. To admit, adopt or receive

Embrace laughter

Embrace adventure & possibilities

Embrace the awkward moments and difficulties, wrap them in soft arms of hope

Embrace change

Embrace impossibility

Embrace mistakes

Embrace all of life's little imperfections

Embrace the moments in between

Embrace solitude

Embrace sadness

Embrace insecurity

Embrace being lost

Embrace the absolute preciousness of being right hear right now

Embrace *LOVE*

Embrace dreams

Embrace simplicity and things that don't cost

Embrace naps and snuggles and forty winks

Embrace your tears, your divine soul medicine

Embrace vulnerability

Embrace lost moments, lost friends, lost opportunities, hold them, thank them and live forward.

Embrace sparkling memories

Embrace the sunset the sunrise the moon the stars the trees and the clouds

Embrace the mystery of the night and dark dark skies

Embrace impossible people and hold them in compassion

Embrace your inner strength and kick ass when you need to

Embrace your imperfections, your foibles and your very YOU-niqueness

Embrace the lover inside your soft heart

Embrace our elders, the keepers of wisdom, of life before we were born, of long lived lives that we can only hope for

Embrace soft lines, laughter lines, crows feet - your wisdom smiling

Embrace soft lumps, wobbly bumps and the stretches of time on our thighs - this is a body well lived in

Embrace cheekiness, mischief and breaking the rules

Embrace spontaneity and the gentle leap of your soul

Embrace velvety breezes tousling your hair

the smell of the sea, of rough bark in your arms and the wise words of our trees


(What are your embraces? I'd love to know!)