When we think of surrender it’s usually in terms of giving up something. From this perspective it would appear to be a weak quality. However, surrender is anything but weak. Surrender requires trust and the courage to let go in difficult situations.Read more . . .
Emotions flow from our thoughts, positive thinking generating positive emotions, negative thinking giving rise to negativity. Mostly, our thoughts and emotions come unbidden. They’re automatic. We don’t decide “now I’m going to think this or feel that.” Thoughts just topple … Read more . . .
Ho, ho, ho! It’s that time of year again, and while some of us may be feeling excited, others can’t wait for it to be over. Christmas means different things to different people. Hopefully, no matter where you are or … Read more . . .
Surrender is about letting go without fear, trusting that the outcome is being taken care of by a power greater than ourselves. Through surrender we are restored to peace and our life becomes manageable.Read more . . .
There comes a moment when you realise that its time to Surrender to life, to go with the flow, or you’ll suffer. At least this has been my experience. When I hang on like grim death trying to control the … Read more . . .
Guidance is available every minute of the day, though it can be difficult to hear because the mind is such a busy place. This is why people pray, do yoga, practice mindfulness, or meditate. To quieten the noise within so the guidance might be heard.Read more . . .
We need to understand that happiness is our responsibility not the other person’s. And we can keep it or loose it depending on whether we choose an ego perspective or a True Self view of the circumstances. It’s a choice!Read more . . .
I was afraid of change for a long time but I’ve come to realise there’s no such thing as change for the worst, only change for the better. Indeed, everything changes; it’s the natural order of things, it just takes time. Therefore, when change comes embrace it because it means that you’re on the move and you’ll be OK.Read more . . .
When I learn to accept life on life’s terms I become more peaceful, more content with my life.
Regardless of what’s happening or whether I like it or not, by accepting circumstances as they are and not as I’d like them to be, I remain sane!
Nothing’s permanent, everything changes; nowhere is this more obvious than in nature. As the tree moves through the different seasons, the changes are reflected without. One moment you’re enjoying colourful Autumn leaves, and the next, they’re falling, heralding the beginning of winter.
Similarly, many things will alter who you are throughout your life. That’s why we need to develop the ability to truly accept whatever comes to us in the present, understanding that it will benefit us in the future.
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Gratitude, when practiced, has the ability to transform not only how we feel, but how we look at life especially in difficult times. The power of gratitude therefore, is highly underrated.Read more . . .