How can you tell if you’re playing at being invulnerable?
You can’t tell what you’re doing if you’re not prepared to spend some time observing what you actually do, daily.
It’s a challenge I know, life seems to be so full and we’re always busy juggling things so that it all keeps going according to plan. So, if you don’t have all day to watch yourself in action, set aside a few minutes at the end of each day and reflect on your day. Continue reading “Weapons of choice”
A few words from The Way of the Peaceful Warrior, by Dan Millman.
“The peaceful warrior’s way is not about invulnerability, but absolute vulnerability – to the world, to life, and to the Presence you felt. All along I’ve shown you by example that a warrior’s life is not about imagined perfection or victory; it is about love. Love is the warrior’s sword; wherever it cuts, it gives life, not death.”
If every cloud has a silver lining, gratitude is the window for viewing the storm clouds of your life to see that lining. You can choose resentment, if you prefer, but you’ll have a different experience.
This is a popular position we’re all busy filling, or so it seems.
As general manager of the universe, you get to call the shots, arrange things to suit your agenda, and take the credit when things turn out. You also get to dish out the blame when things do not go according to plan.Continue reading “General manager of the universe”