Someone once said: ‘Normal’ is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to the job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car, and the house that you leave empty all day to afford to live in it.
Tag Archive: Joy
Stage one – AWAKENING
In stage one, we are the restless. We go through life asleep to our true purpose for existing. We feel restless, searching for meaning in the meaningless things of the world. We live a never-ending search, looking for happiness and peace in everything outside of ourselves. At some point, we realize we are barking up the wrong tree and turn within.
Guest post by Ann Albers My dear friends, we love you so very much. So many of you are waiting for God to tell you what to do with your lives, and yet dear ones, you can find the answers right within your own heart. What is it you want to do? What is it …
Abraham talks about why how you feel in this moment is the most important thing, and how it creates your future. How this moment is everything and everything in the future is created from it. This is so true! usually we feel like victims of circumstances, trapped in our situations not realizing that it’s a continually created thing. And how many times do we sacrifice the moment for tomorrow thinking that tomorrow will be better. then tomorrow we do the same thing. Anyway, they say it better so have a listen. Please leave a comment sharing what what you think.
Watching children play is watching masters at work. They get it. For years, I lived off my belief that LIFE was meant to BE HARD. I got the degrees, won the awards, got married, had the perfect home and still something was missing.
All spiritual paths tell us the same basic truth: your natural and divine state is one of Joy. When you strip away the dogma and sectarianism that spiritual and religious organizations can false promote, deep spiritual teachings also concur in telling us that what keeps us from our joy, and keeps us in dissatisfaction, misery and sometimes pain, is a result of pursuing illusory sources of happiness. In our search for happiness we actually pursue things that end up contributing to our dissatisfaction instead. Correcting this illusory search is a basic aspect of the human journey to its spiritual goal.
A person who works from Super Divine Mind Consciousness is always Spirit-led, and because of this, they are able to seek and follow a more pure and Divinely inspired path, which perpetually leads to right action when problem solving. Individuals who are able to sustain this form of consciousness in life are the miracle workers of the world and in the process of them being alive, many, many lives are healed, transformed, restored and greatly blessed because of them.
Abandoning a successful medical practice, he sought self-fulfillment by taking up the nomadic life of a surfer. But unlike other American searchers like Thoreau or Kerouac, Paskowitz took his wife and nine children along for the ride, all eleven of them living in a 24 foot camper.
Leo doing minimalist work. Photo courtesy of Norman Taruc. “It’s not the work which kills people, it’s the worry. It’s not the revolution that destroys machinery it’s the friction.” ~Henry Ward Beecher Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on twitter or identica. How much of your day is spent doing administrative tasks, and not …
By Kute Blackson We live in amazing times, we can build big buildings, invent the internet, send people walking across the moon, create fancy Iphones, keep breasts young forever, make vitamins to give you energy, and Viagra to keep it up and Prozac to keep it down, build bombs to wipe out millions in a …