Love For Ever – Emuna Where Are You?

Jennifer Buergermeister

Timing is truly everything. In a world of chaos and order, some things just take time to develop and show up in our lives – the perfect job, the health you aspire to achieve, the love of your life finally arriving. I know it sounds cliche’ but it’s all about faith, or Emuna in Hebrew. It’s a feeling you hold inside without rhyme or reason as your soul speaks through your heart vibrating and signaling similar energy to make its way home.

Faith has its roots in the beginning, when Adam and Eve were in the Garden of Eden. Understanding the roots of your spirituality can bring you deeper faith and connection to not only the universe and each other, but to ourselves. Faith is a beautiful thing to hold. It can make a difference in how healthy we are mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically.

I suppose with faith naturally comes patience. If you…

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Hearts Burning on the Trail of Tears

Jennifer Buergermeister

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Love is not a victory march. It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah. Leonard Cohen

In life, especially where love may grow, there is never effort without error and shortcoming. Vulnerability, the prerequisite to developing a relationship, is not owning victory or defeat when a relationship begins or ends. It’s about engaging. As Brene’ Brown said, “It’s being all in.”

Brown suggestsin her bookDaring Greatlyrelatingrequires “less thinking and more feeling.” Sometimes when you’re allowing yourself to become vulnerable it’s excruciating, not exquisite, and a scary thing for some of us to do. She calls it leaning in. Leaning into unpredictability helps us grow.

Let’s face it. We’re not perfect. We do not have it all figured out, especially if our brains get in the way…literally.

Brain organization is positively correlated to how we relate and form our relationships. Involvement with someone in a relationship…

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Mend It Or End It? Tips in De-Masking The Relationship

Jennifer Buergermeister

Mend It Or End It? Tips In De-Masking The Relationship

By Jennifer Buergermeister © 2015

Have you been that person in the relationship who broke it off partly in fear and/or anger, and wondered if you gave it its proper chance to mend? As my yoga teacher once shared, “It isn’t over, until it’s over.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. When we want to avoid pain or shame, we put the mask on either ourselves or on others. Masquerading pain only leads to more pain. It’s a way of living in the delusion that we are somehow going to be better on the other side of the fence. Don’t end it if you can mend it.

Haven’t we all been at the masquerade ball during some point in our lives? Our obligations and expectations can serve as distractions to relating. Relating of any form takes engaging in communication…

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