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Slowness – Christine Valters Paintner

December 17, 2019

“The body loves slowness. Slowness creates more space for greening to enter our being, allowing us to experience the lushness of the body. Of course, the contemplative loves slowness as well. For me, the heart of the contemplative path is slowing down and paying attention, becoming fully present. When we get anxious we become disconnected from ourselves; our thoughts start to race and grasp. When we are always running from one thing to another, we lose ourselves and a fundamental connection to the body.”

 Christine Valters Paintner, PhD The Wisdom of the Body: A Contemplative Journey to Wholeness for Women

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