How low do we want to go? When we find negative thinking taking us down thought by thought what do we do? The following are two strategies to consider: Change your physiology, stretch, jump, stand, run in place, etc. Changing our physical bodies interrupts stinking thinking. Ask questions, what time is it, what time is […]
Life should not be that complicated. An easy way to uncover what you want is to list all the things you don’t want. When unsure of who or what to become, list everything you don’t want to become. Then, look and see YOUR TRUTH. And, your truth will set you free.
It is said, Steve Jobs asked himself every morning, “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” He did not say what I am doing, he said “WHAT I AM ABOUT TO DO…” Every moment is a choice and there are new […]
What do we want to experience? If we look only at limitations and what’s wrong, we will only see limitations and what’s wrong. If we only see partly cloudy days, we will not look for the sun that’s partly shining. If we only think “Not me, I Can’t do that”, then, we will not try […]
Everyday we choose to live one experience for 365 days or 365 experiences, one for each day. So we pray, God help me to forgive and let go of disappointing hurtful memories from my yesterdays. Help me to open my heart a little more each day and welcome my new experience for this my new and only […]
Words by themselves do not have power. We give them power with our feelings. Words filled with love and an attitude of compassion ignite life and healing to someone hurting. But words filled with discourse and hate crush a spirit. A harsh answer fueled by our ego stirs up anger but a gentle reply from […]
There is a place where we stop struggling against fear and uncertainty. That place can only be found in this our present moment. And, in the present moment and in the next and the next…..we find our rest.
Can we recognize our teachers by the following hints: People, places and things that trigger us Life’s unexpected disappointments and frustrations Waiting for things to happen The __________(fill in the blanks). Confucius reminds us – if we understand our teachers, we will understand ourselves. And, so he writes – If I am walking with two […]
We choose to live enlightened: when we see beauty in everyone we meet when we look for opportunities in everything – even our irritations when we focus on the present moment, letting go of yesterday and tomorrow when we become what we want others to be when we walk in peace, compassion and love when […]
It is said a basic human need is to feel significant. And, if we accept this truth, who would we follow – Mother Teresa or other? Mother Teresa decided her significance would come from within. She choose acts of kindness, compassion and love to determine her significance. Others decided it would come from outside themselves […]