What Am I In Service Of?
I've been writing this email for 2 weeks, in my head. It's never going to be able to capture it all so here is my best attempt at capturing some of it in words.
I love you Sonoma County. Friends who called and texted me October 9th before the sun came up. Old and new friends that kept in touch over the next 2 weeks checking in, offering me and my husband resources, and reminding me of the connection to divine wisdom that we all have access to. Thoughtful patients concerned about our little healing sanctuary on the edge of the fire who sent us kind words and prayers. Dear patients who have shared hugs, stories, and their hearts with us. The folks I have never met who stepped up to the plate to support those doing their best to contain the fires and protect us. The community near and far that has answered the call for Community–with a capital C! I love you all.
What am I in service of? That's a question I've been pondering a lot lately. Our true nature is love, wellbeing, and resiliency. It was never more clear to me than when I was having my worst moment of overwhelm during the fires. I was at my whit's end. And then it occurred to me to simply love the person right in front of me. And it gave me strength. And I couldn't stop there. I sent love to all the people in the house. I embraced love for all the people who were struggling, the people who were supporting, the animals, the trees, the county, the state, the planet. I was bursting with love. And I had the strength to put one foot in front of the other, and follow guidance, and rise to the occasion. And I learned once again, while it takes many forms, I am in service of our true nature of love, wellbeing, and resiliency.
My husband and I, Christie, my office manager, and her family have all been very lucky. Because of our good fortune, we're in the position to jump into service with our whole heart and bodies, so that is what we've done. If you too have been relatively lucky I invite you to join us. Ask yourself what you are in service of and jump in. Find some ways to take care of yourself and fill up your cup so you can be of service to the community. Or if you have had more difficulties, allow others to be of service to you. I know it's hard to ask for help and accept help. But we'll all get a stronger connection to our true nature from the give and take of service.
Come Reset Your Nervous System So You Can Get Back Out There And Support Our CommunityAcupuncture is amazing at resetting the nervous system and clearing away the noise that distracts you from your true nature of wellbeing, resilience, and love. Come on in and we'll help you hit the reset button. Over the last 2 weeks the main thing people are saying after their treatments is "I feel sooo much better. I didn't realize how out of whack my nervous system was!"
I believe in the power of acupuncture to reset your nervous system so much that, if you are a current patient and have been affected by the fires financially, your next treatment is complimentary. Just let us know when you book your appointment that you would like to take advantage of the Free Firestorm Survivor Special.
If you have friends that you know would benefit from our service, we are still offering our Free Mini Stress Reduction Acupuncture treatments for referrals from our patients. I've expanded the treatment to include more points for stress reduction and the nervous system as well detoxification and respiratory support. Just have them give us a call and tell us that you sent them to book the Free Stress Reduction Acupuncture Treatment.
Community Resiliency Starts with Embracing Your Own ResiliencyThe stories of people's resiliency during the fires are amazing. But they are not surprising to me. Our true nature is resiliency. And Sonoma County is getting a crash course in it.
You can have easy access to resiliency, wellbeing, and love and even rely on it during times of crisis and during everyday trials and tribulations. Come join our community that's exploring how to navigate life with an eye towards living in alignment with your true nature, synchronicity, intuition, and a sense of connection to the miraculous.
In Love and Service,
Christina Ness-Hawks LAc