There are times when you absolutely see no solution. When you’ve thought and thought and prayed and prayed; when you’ve sat still in meditation listening for an answer and still no answer comes. There are times when it’s okay to just surrender. What an interesting thing, surrendering is not an option if you ask anyone, you can’t give up. But there are different ways...
Memories Sadly Don't Last Forever
Take this moment to conjure up a fond memory. A time in your life when you were content and happy. Dwell on that moment for a while, let those feelings of contentment permeate your soul. Today is a good day to be content, so take a vacation from your worries. Today is a day to remember the good days, but that also means that there is a chance to remember the bad. People say don’t live...
What's Urgent to You?
A phone call for example is always urgent - it rings only a few times and is gone, but is often not important. If you are in the middle of something truly important - playing with kids, being present with your loved one, - do not stop just because a silly phone rings. Stay present with what’s important now. A phone call is urgent and most of the time they are important because nowadays...
Will Anything Matter?
All too often you get so involved in things that you look at life through a microscope. Amplifying manifold, an invisible speck becomes an insurmountable mountain. Put down the microscope and imagine yourself a year from now looking back at today: ‘Does this really matter?’
Even though it seems like thanks and acknowledgments for good deeds are in short supply, God notices them. When you feel like giving up because gratitude eludes, remember that God is delighted in your efforts. Don’t stop showing kindness because you feel unappreciated, the author of good things appreciates you very much. A Thank You is sometimes all I would need to get through it all. ...
Where Is Here Though?
Trust in God that everything is exactly the way it is supposed to be. Just as a child has to pass through a tiny channel on its way from the womb into life, so are you on your way to God. If everything is suppose to be like this, then why don’t we feel we belong here then?