“Learn the difference between connection and attachment. One gives power, the other sucks the life out of you.” By unknown Last Thursday’s quote opened a door to understanding this quite clearly. Connecting with something is an exchange of energy. Whatever it is, you are feeling energized by it. It’s exciting, motivating, exhilarating , and fun. … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #17: I feel something here, but…
“The more you let go, the higher you rise.” By Peace Whisperer A gentle reminder to not get attached to things, including ideas, thoughts, and feelings. An unfettered being remains open to every new opportunity. Perhaps unrealistic to most of us, but we can still practice this in part throughout our lives. I recently got … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #16: The Magical Fruit isn’t what you think it is.
“This universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.” By Rumi Thoughts that feel like beauty and happiness wash over me whenever I read this quote. I feel it is telling us the key to being truly happy. Perhaps living without want is just part of it. … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #15: It’s All The Same Thing
“Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: what fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?” By Marcus Aurelius Please be gentle and forgiving of yourself when using this one. The point isn’t to find fault in yourself and use it to put … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #14: Is it them or is it me?
“Don’t ruin a good today by thinking about a bad yesterday. Let it go.” From My tooth Fairy I’m not sure, but I thunk you might want to let this one wash over you and see where hot goes. You can take it literally, if you are holding onto something crummy from yesterday, but it … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #13: Thank God It’s Today!
“It’s funny how we outgrow what we once couldn’t live without, and then we fall in love with what we didn’t even know we wanted. Life keeps leading us on journeys we would never go on if it were up to us. Don’t be afraid. Have faith. Find the lessons. Trust the journey.” From tinybuddha.com … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #12: That’s so ‘passé’
“A wise old man was talking to a boy and said, ‘There are two wolves always fighting inside me. One is filled with anger, hate, jealousy, shame, and lies. The other wolf is filled with love, joy, truth, and peace. This battle rages inside all men.’ The boy thought for a moment and asked: ‘Which … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #11: Which Wolf Will You Feed?
“Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom assumes responsibility and most people are afraid of that responsibility” By Sigmund Freud There’s an assumption here that freedom cannot exist without responsibility. I wonder if this is true in all cases. I am currently unable to think os a single freedom-desire where I would not … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #10: What is Freedom Anyway?
“Feel the feeling, but don’t become the emotion. Witness it. Allow it. Release it.” By Crystal Andrus Tie this one into the saying: “What we resist, persists.” It’s a law of attraction thing. When we resist a feeling, we are putting emotional anergy on it and that will attract more of what we are focusing … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #9: Feel it, don’t be it.
“I’m at a point in my life where I just want to be very quiet.” By unknown Ok, this is a challenge for me, but not because I can’t shut up. I’m currently on a path to getting my teaching degree so I can formally stand in front of a class and share my knowledge. … Continue reading Thursday’s Thoughts #8: Shhh! I’m being.