Living a Life of Ceremony
A Talk by Dre Wright (Wisdom Keeper, Ancestor Project)
About this Talk
Living a life ceremony involves incorporating the three aspects of ceremony into our daily lives. These three aspects are intention, attention, and attitude. By consciously focusing on these three aspects, we can create a meaningful and fulfilling life.
Intention: The first aspect of ceremony is intention. It is important to set an intention for what we want to achieve or experience in our lives. This could be a specific goal or simply a general desire to live a happy and fulfilling life. By setting an intention, we are putting our focus and energy towards a specific outcome. To incorporate intention into our daily lives, we can start each day by setting an intention for what we want to achieve or experience. This could be as simple as intending to have a positive and productive day.
Attention: The second aspect of ceremony is attention. This involves being fully present and engaged in the moment. It is important to pay attention to our thoughts, feelings, and surroundings. By being present in the moment, we can fully experience and appreciate the beauty and wonder of life. To incorporate attention into our daily lives, we can practice mindfulness techniques such as meditation, deep breathing, or simply taking a moment to pause and focus on our surroundings.
Attitude: The third aspect of ceremony is attitude. This involves having a positive and grateful attitude towards life. It is important to cultivate a sense of gratitude for the blessings and opportunities in our lives. By having a positive attitude, we can approach challenges with resilience and optimism. To incorporate attitude into our daily lives, we can practice gratitude by keeping a gratitude journal or simply taking a moment each day to reflect on the things we are thankful for.
In summary, living a life ceremony involves incorporating the three aspects of intention, attention, and attitude into our daily lives. By consciously focusing on these aspects, we can create a meaningful and fulfilling life.