Inspiration – Life is Joy

This is a re-blog . To all the heroes our there – Have a joy filled day today.
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“I slept and dreamt that life was joy.

I awoke and saw that life was service.

I acted and behold, service was joy.”

~ Rabindranath Tagore

Instead of searching for joy from what the world can give you, turn it around and give yourself to the world.

Take a moment and consider…

How am I serving others?
How can I contribute to what I want most for the world?

May we all find a life of joy in serving others.

Namaste

Your Choice

 

choice

“One side of a ridge is cold and foggy,

The other side is hot and dry.

Just be choosing where you stand,

You alter your destiny.”

~ Deng Ming-Dao Tao Meditations

 

We make choices every minute that create the pattern of our lives.

From where we call home, to where we stand on an issue, matters.

Life is a one way journey, and there is no going back.

Let your wisdom guide you forward.

Destiny awaits.

 

Inspiration – Breaking Surface

girl on her journey

Let no one keep you from your journey,
no rabbi or priest, no mother
who wants you to dig for treasures
she misplaced, no father
who won’t let one life be enough,
no lover who measures their worth
by what you might give up,
no voice that tells you in the night
it can’t be done.

Let nothing dissuade you
from seeing what you see
or feeling the winds that make you
want to dance alone
or go where no one
has yet to go.

You are the only explorer.
Your heart, the unreadable compass.
Your soul, the shore of a promise
too great to be ignored.

~ Mark Nepo*

The last verse  makes my heart soar!

Let us all listen to the truth within us and honor it today… and every day.

Namaste

 

*Nepo, Mark. The Way Under the Way: The Place of True Meeting (Kindle Locations 373-383). Sounds True. Kindle Edition.

* Inspiration – Inner direction

inner passion

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.”

~ Rumi

Our quiet inner voice will not take us off course. It may also feel a little strange…

The voice that comes from the center of our being is filled with a knowing that is beyond the analytical mind. Yet, we often don’t hear it or allow ourselves to let go and trust it.

That is why it is so important to slow down and step away from the constant bombardment of the world around us.

When we settle our mind and Find our Middle Ground, we tune into this whisper of the heart and soul. We touch our very essence and what we love and yearn for.

If there is a direction or a question you are seeking an answer to, rather than thinking more about it, take time to step away and listen to your heart.

Namaste

* Which Way is Your Horse Heading?

lead a horse to water

This is such a good question to ask when we are at a crossroads in life! Enjoy the re-post.

Find Your Middle Ground

I love this question! Especially when faced with making a difficult decision. It can help in your career direction and life direction. It can help when you find yourself procrastinating over the best choice to make.

Its also helpful when you have committed to doing something … and then it doesn’t feel quite right.

In my experience, when we feel an internal struggle, there are one of two things going on.  Either its fear coming up … or its our inner wisdom trying to get our attention.

The first step is to consider what I might be afraid of…. What are the facts of the situation? Are their any old beliefs coming up that I might not be good enough, or that I might fail? As I think about this, is there a feeling of contraction or withdrawal… or not? Could there be an unpleasant experience from my past associated…

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* Mantra for Today – direction

This mantra can really bring about a profound change in your thinking and give you valuable insight into the direction you are heading.

Use it when you not sure which way to go … are going round in circles … or are wanting to make the best choice.

Its time to apply one of the most powerful mantras I have in my mantra toolbox.

I think you are ready for this one …

cheesy grin

 

“Follow the grin”

 😄

 

* Seeds of Life

Lovely inspiring words this morning on the Seeds of Life from Pat over at Source of Inspiration. Enjoy 🙂

Source of Inspiration

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Why do trees produce
so many seeds–countless
numbers of them fall to
the ground every year.

A few sprout and become
trees, others proving food
for many, still others
create compost to replenish
the earth. Nothing is wasted.

So it is with us. Our actions
may not always bear the fruit
of our dreams, but rather
become food for other possibilities
or provide the base
for future growth.

Do not let regret blind you
to the lessons of life.
There are no mistakes–
just opportunities for
us to become all we
are meant to be.

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