For me this poster is an invitation to be bold, to loosen the limitations in my mind. I was playing around with the swan and the flowers and suddenly this beautiful montage emerged. I'm delighted. I want this picture to be an inspiration for you.
This is a quote from masterful author Deepak Chopra. This dynamic of coincidence has ocurred so many times in my life. I focus on a desire and ever so gently things begin to happen. Some are tiny, some are a little spctacular. They make me wonder how I could ever doubt Divine Providence.
It's common knowledge that our thoughts are creative energy. So, what we think about most of the time - we get! What we think about we get more of. I love and admire this way of thinking, it feels fair. These are four of my favourite thoughts!
inThe funny thing is I am less sure of so many things now. That's because I want to be.
I was looking at the sky last night. Chilly, crystal clear and billions of them up there. Why don't they bang into each other? Perhaps they do. Starring at the stars like that reminds me just how tiny we really are. And yet the hstory of our planet is riddled with wars and conflict. What are we fighting about? Is my opinion more important than your's. Is my cause worth dying for? Who is right?
When I watch the TV News tonight I'll be watching all these people who have the "answers". In my head I'll be asking them "How do you know?"
The other day I went with my friend to chase up the lady who had bought a TV from him. She owed him several hundred dollars. Her daughter answered the door.
My jaw dropped at the lies the daughter quickly spouted forth in defence of her mother. I stood there silently watching her, recalling a saying popular in Italy: "The truth always bubbles up to the surface". (It sounds beautiful in Italian).
I wanted to say to the daughter in a quiet voice, "The Bible says "Thou shalt not lie". But I didn't say anything.
A couple of years ago a colleague (married 3 years) revealed to me, "I'm struggling with my marriage". I asked him, "When did you last say something nice to your wife?" His response simply floored me: "Like what?" he asked. That said it all.
These short and sweet Blogs are "slices of life" - represented as slices of chocolate cake. They are quick insights designed to help you and me have a better life!