I attended a workshop yesterday and listened to a handful of speakers. I noticed a thread in every story in which each person reached some point in their life where they had achieved all of the status symbols and outward appearances of success. In each case it was at this point in their lives when they acknowledged how miserable they were which led to a total reexamination of themselves and the path they were on. Motivated by finally having enough, each person changed course, sometimes dramatically, and pursued a new personally chosen, more fulfilling path, driven by internal values instead of society’s values. If you are still sleepwalking on a path to impress others, or the one you bought into unwittingly under the influence of culture, this is where you are heading. If you are one of the lucky ones … Read More »
“According to the Cabbalah, our purpose is to move from lower levels of living to higher and higher planes. But we have to fall down first to acquire and generate the necessary energy to propel ourselves to the next level. Thus every single fall you experience is an opportunity that provides the energy needed to turbo boost up to the next spiritual level.” from Wayne Dyer’s book “Your Sacred Self”
Any disaster you can survive is an improvement in your character, your stature, and your life. What a privilege! This is when the spontaneity of your own nature will have a chance to flow. Then, when looking back at your life, you will see that the moments which seemed to be great failures followed by wreckage were the incidents that shaped the life you have now. You’ll see that this is really true. Nothing can happen to you that is not positive. Even though it looks and feels at the moment like a negative crisis, it is not. The crisis throws you back, and when you are required to exhibit strength, it comes. The dark night of the soul comes just before revelation. When everything is lost, and all seems darkness, then comes the new life and all that … Read More »
You will be wasting today’s thoughts in determining what is the best course of action in dealing with the future or future emergencies; have faith in your ability to meet any emergency when it arrives.