About Blessings, Synchronicity and Belonging

Marcia Poppe, em 05/05/2022.

I have been experiencing so much blessings and synchronicity lately and for some time now – that I am filled with a sense of awe and wonder like never before, I have to say. Let me bring an example of what I am trying to say.

Last Saturday I got a message that some of my audible credits were about to expire – and I said well, I might as well cancel my subscription after I use my credits – for some time now I have also been discerning really well where to allocate resources and energy. I have plenty of unread books on my shelves, computer and phone, I do not need to keep acquiring more. And so I browsed for a little while and decided Brené Brown’s “Braving the Wilderness: the quest for true belonging and the courage to stand alone” would be my choice for the weekend. What a blessing that wis (was + is, a verb tense I have just invented).

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Becoming fully human

Por Marcia Poppe, em 02/11/2020.

“Becoming fully human is a great adventure – one that requires us to grow and stretch ourselves.  Do you too feel the call to grow?” – This is how author Cindy Wigglesworth begins Chapter One of her book “SQ21: The 21 Skills of Spiritual Intelligence”, published in 2012.

Spiritual Intelligence, as she defines, is “the ability to behave with wisdom and compassion, while maintaining inner and outer peace, regardless of the situation”. If this sounds quite difficult, it’s because it is. Yet, it is not impossible.

We all learn and grow from the moment we are born, so why not keep developing ourselves and evolving consciously after reaching adult life?

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Você sabe o que é Inteligência Espiritual?

Meu interesse pelo tema da Inteligência Espiritual (SQ) se iniciou em 2012, depois de comprar e ler em poucos dias o livro de mesmo nome do autor espanhol Francesc Torralba (Barcelona, 1967) [1]. Com o desenvolvimento e o compromisso diário com uma determinada prática espiritual desde 2010, comecei a integrar duas importantes dimensões da minha vida (a profissional e a espiritual), de forma silenciosa no ambiente de trabalho e de modo mais genuíno e aberto com meus comportamentos e ações nas esferas sociais e familiar. Entretanto, isso não me satisfazia completamente.

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