What Sandy is trying to tell us.

Via David Romanelli
on Oct 29, 2012
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This is #47 of 108 Ways to Livin’ the Moment. Let’s take back our lives one beautiful, funny, and delicious moment at a time.

#47 of 108:  Listen Carefully to Bob Dylan

I heard the sound of thunder that roared out a warning; I heard the roar of a wave that could drown the whole world…and I’ll reflect from the mountain so all souls can see it…t’s a hard, it’s a hard, it’s a hard, it’s a hard. And it’s a hard rain’s a-gonna fall.

~Bob Dylan

As I look out my window at Hurricane Sandy‘s shadow looming over New York City, I have to remember there’s a force much greater than anything created by our military might or technology.

In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that if a nuclear bomb were detonated in the eye of a hurricane, it would have zero impact. Such is the power of Mother Nature.

But Sandy isn’t just a hurricane, she’s a “Perfect Storm” with conditions so rare that meteorologists everywhere are bustin’ their britches.

Spiritual types would argue this type of storm making landfall directly in the nation’s most populous region is karma, similar to how Hurricane Katrina was shedding karmic light on the Gulf’s gap between rich and poor.

The Native Americans would say that “the forces of nature are always in alignment with the Great Spirit’s will.”

Just something to think about it:

If you live in Sandy’s strike zone—or are like me, fascinated by big weather events—consider that the message today is not to listen to the meteorologists, but to Mother Nature. Through her rumbling and raining and squalling, maybe she’s trying to tell us something.

How can you listen better?

If you share the sense that there are messages we’re missing because we don’t know how to listen, I invite you to join me for a series of week-long online sessions I will be leading in 2013.

There is a Native American saying, “Listen, or your tongue will make you deaf.”

We all do it. Too much talking, doing, acting…and not listening, trusting, healing. It’s all about becoming a Momenteer! It’s all about getting back in touch.

To express interest…email [email protected] and write Momenteer! in the subject line. The first of these sessions begins in January.

Editor: Lynn Hasselberger

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About David Romanelli

David "Yeah Dave" Romanelli has played a major role in pioneering the modernization of wellness in the United States. He believes wellness and feeling good is so much more than fancy yoga poses, green juice, and tight-fitting clothes. Dave launched his career fusing ancient wellness practices with modern passions like exotic chocolate, fine wine, and gourmet food by creating Yoga + Chocolate, Yoga + Wine, and Yoga for Foodies.  His work has been featured in The Wall Street JournalFood + Wine, Newsweek and The New York Times; and his debut book, Yeah Dave's Guide to Livin' the Moment reached #1 on the Amazon Self-Help Bestseller List. Dave's new book launches in Fall 2014 from Skyhorse Publishing. Check out his new show Yeah Dave! brought to you by Scripps Network, the people behind The Food Network, Travel Channel, HGTV, and more.  He is a current contributor to Health Magazine, Yoga Journal, and various other publications. Discover more about his journey on www.yeahdave.com.


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