“Everyone aims for the top of the mountain
yet all our joy and growth occurs during the climb …”
flying over the Himalayas 12/2017
What really excites you, ignites your passion, calls to you above all those other daily distractions?
Passion ignites our creativity in whatever form it takes and if genuinely pursued it can greatly empower and enhance our lives. It can take many forms such as blogging, career, craft, gardening, hobby, meditation, music, photography, service group, spirituality, travel, trekking, writing …
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Harmful or unhealthy passions are best abandoned for when given time or energy they drain and create angst for our self and those around us. They disturb our sleep and impact on our health.
Passion and Creativity Increases our Health and Happiness!
“Flowing water cannot reflect.
Only those who know internal peace can share it with others”
Peace can only come from within,
when we are at peace with ourselves we become calm and content.
Daily life is crazy busy and includes numerous distractions such as our preoccupation with devices and proclivity to instant entertainment. Yet nature, reflection, time out, serenity arises when our devices are forgotten or off, when we commune near water, watch the clouds scudding by or gaze at the star studded sky. Nature abounds in wondrous beauty, it is readily available and free to those not imprisoned by man or mind.
Time Out to Absorb Nature and Just BE Eases Tension!
“Faith is seeing light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness”
What gives your life meaning? What inspires you to get out of bed and seize the day …
Most mindlessly drift where societal expectations and life leads without pausing to establish our own goals and purpose. These will make life more meaningful, provide direction and lead to a sense of fulfilment. It could be a worthy cause, more interaction with the family, doing that long await trip. And this requires focus on planning and preparation.
Purpose Brings Fulfilment!
These three lay a solid foundation to counterbalance the harmful nasties in our world – from wars, to abuse and violence, gas-lighting and bullying, politics, device delirium, compulsive consumerism, anxiety and depression plus all the mental afflictions and physical obsessions. Nobody can completely escape these but by reviewing our attitude and shifting focus hope germinates and can blossom into satisfaction and fulfilment.
We all have choices about where we place our energy, so let’s make wise informed decisions to allow the joy to arise blessing us and those we encounter. The nasties don’t vanish but by giving them less energy, self-care blossoms.
PATIENCE is another highly desirable quality
… we need it for ourselves and for each other!
As this is the longest post I’ve published and so different I would greatly appreciate your feedback … too long, enough or more, please be honest?