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“As the great Confucius said, ‘The one who would be in constant happiness must frequently change.’ Flow.

But we keep looking back, don’t we? We cling to things in the past and cling to things in the present…

Do you want to enjoy a symphony? Don’t hold on to a few bars of the music.
Don’t hold on to a couple of notes. Let them pass, let them flow.

The whole enjoyment of a symphony lies in your readiness to allow the notes to pass…”

~ Anthony de Mello

Allow each moment of our lives to pass without attachment.

Embrace the constant changes.

Live life like a symphony.

Play on.

About Val Boyko

Val Boyko is originally from Scotland and came to the United States over 25 years ago. At "Find Your Middle Ground" Val brings together her experience as a life coach, yoga teacher and mentor, to inspire awakening to the light and inspiration within us all. This blog is a place of exploration and discovery as we all explore finding harmony and peace, in the highs and lows of life 💛

28 comments on “Life is Like … a Symphony

  1. Wonderful. Life is like a symphony , play it!

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  2. ❤️ de Mello

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  3. This is a wonderful and tangible comparison, Val. Thanks so much. I hope you have a day filled with musical notes and a few rests too.

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  4. I am feeling fairly one note of late. Thank you for this post.

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  5. Love this, Val! ❤️

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  6. So important, albeit so difficult to master. But never more important than in the Autumn (as in Fall!) of one’s life. Trying to make each day be precious!

    Thanks Val!

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    • Making each day precious and moving on to the next , is a practice of a lifetime … until it ends! Let’s enjoy these Autumn years in these Spring days! Thanks Paul 💛

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  7. Embrace all with joy
    Relinquish with joy also
    Learn to flow through life

    Aah . . . that’s better!

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  8. I’m creating beautiful music Val! 🎼🎧🎤🎧🎼

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  9. Great analogy!

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  10. Yes, Val! Beautiful 💜

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  11. Well said! “Don’t hold onto a couple of notes…”

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  12. I really love this advice Val.

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  13. this post & quote was beautiful Val. a symphony to my soul! 🙂

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