We project our strengths



"Any situation that you find yourself in, is an outward reflection of your inner state of beingness."

-- El Morya

We have discussed that OUR WORLD MIRRORS WHO WE ARE BACK TO US. When we get upset by something outside of us, our reaction shows us that we have an inner wound to be healed.

Just as we can be unconscious of our wounds, we can also be unconscious of our strengths. If you are really drawn to the positive qualities in another person, you are being invited to own those same qualities in yourself.

"The people we are in relationship with are always a mirror, reflecting our own beliefs, and simultaneously we are mirrors reflecting their beliefs. So relationship is one of the most powerful tools for growth... if we look honestly at our relationships we can see so much about how we have created them."

-- Shakti Gawain

"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures."

-- Henry Ward Beecher


Happy New Year

blooming rose

"Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers everyday without forcing their buds.” ~Osho


Message from Mary

new year
Message from Mary - Mejudorje 25th October 2006

And in the morning
dawn will come,
and the
rising will continue.
So feel the beat
of the
heavenly drum,
and the dance of the spirit within
you.

Oh my children
can't you
feel
the tide that passes through you?
Tis a
tide of love,
tis a tide of joy,
to wash away
your sorrow, to bring a new tomorrow.

The
time has come to see again
the passing of an
era.
So let it flow, this river of love
and it will
bring you nearer.
The heart so pure, so still, so
true,
its rhythm makes all clearer.
And in the
dawn the light will shine
and the earth shall rise
into heavenly arms
as the call of the soul gets
louder.

So my children, heed the
sound
of the voice that is deep within
you.
Feel its song and know its heart
and the
pulse that lies deep within it.
For in the darkness
is a light
that brings a gentle tremor
til all
stand still and all will weep
at the sight, and feel,
of the inner splendour.

YOU ALWAYS HAVE A CHANCE

Use your imagination and look at things as they can be.
You know what you are today
but not what you may be tomorrow.

You can do anything you wish to do,
have anything you wish to have,
and be anything you wish to be.
You don't know what you can really do until you try.
All you have to do is to act on your dreams.

You have the power within you to do things
you never dreamed possible.
You would amaze yourself if you did
all the things you're capable of doing.
This power becomes available to you
as soon as you change some of your beliefs.

Success begins in your mind.



THE DAILY GURU


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You are worthy!



"A person's worth is contingent upon who he is, not upon what he does, or how much he has. The worth of a person, or a thing, or an idea, is in being, not in doing, not in having."

-- Alice Mary Hilton

As a human being, as spirit manifested in form, you are innately worthy. Your worthiness does not have to be strengthened or improved. However, you may not PERCEIVE yourself to be worthy.

If you doubt your self-worth, consciously or unconsciously, you will limit the good things you will allow into your life.

Do you consider yourself worthy? It may help to answer these questions:

- Do you find it easier to give than to receive?
- Do you have as much money as you would like?
- Do you feel driven to improve yourself?
- Do you value other people's time more highly than your own?
- How would you feel if someone offered to pay you a salary of $1 million/year?

If you find you lack self-worth, don't despair. Just being aware of your self-worth issues will help you let them go.

"Every achiever that I have ever met says, ‘My life turned around when I began to believe in me.’"

-- Dr. Robert H. Schuller

"We cannot achieve more in life than what we believe in our heart of hearts we deserve to have."

-- James R. Ball



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Gifts

"This season is all about gifts. Gifts that nurture the souls of both the giver and given. Perfect gifts. Authentic gifts. The gifts of Spirit."

--Sarah Ban Breathnach

LOVE IS ETERNAL

Once you have learned to love;
who you are, what you do, and those around you,
you will have truly learned to live.

Search for love, for it is the most important ingredient of life.
Without it, you life will echo emptiness.
With it, your life will vibrate with warmth and meaning.
Even during any hardship, love will shine through.

To love abundantly is to live abundantly.
To love forever is to live forever.
Be thankful for what you have now,
and the opportunities for love and success that are before you.



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ACTION IS REQUIRED IF YOU WANT TO BE SUCCESSFUL

The only way to start to improve your life is to start.
Once you're sure you're on the right road
there is no need to plan your journey too far ahead.
Don't burden yourself with doubts and fears
as to the obstacles that may bar your progress.
You can only take one step at a time.

You don't need to know all the answers in advance.
Just maintain a clear idea of the goal you want to reach
and the answers will come in their own time.

If you can get up the courage to begin,
you'll have the courage to succeed.

It's the job you never start that takes the longest to finish.
Go after what you want and you'll get it.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.



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Tune into the inner critic



"A critic is a legless man who teaches running."

-- Channing Pollock


Are you aware of your inner critic? We all have this voice that tells us we are bad, stupid, clumsy, cowardly.... Although its intent is to help us succeed, the harsh self talk of our critic just serves to drain our energy and lower our morale and immune system.

To defuse the inner critic, we need to recognize when the critic is speaking. We need to know that this voice does not necessarily speak for who we really are. This is an old pattern that may no longer be serving us. We want to open to the possibility that the words are not likely true. We can ask ourselves, "Are these words helpful?"

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

-- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement."

-- Donald A. Laird

"Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business."

-- Norman Vincent Peale


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A Moment Like This

love

What if I told you
It was all meant to be
Would you believe me,
Would you agree
It’s almost that feelin’
That we’ve met before
So tell me that you don’t think I’m crazy
When I tell you love has come and now…


A moment like this
Some people wait a lifetime,
For a moment like this
Some people search forever,
For that one special kiss
Oh, I can’t believe it’s happening to me
Some people wait a lifetime,
For a moment like this


Everything changes
But beauty remains
Something so tender
I can’t explain
Well I maybe dreamin’
But ’till I awake
Can we make this dream last forever
And I’ll cherish all the love we share


For a moment like this
Some people wait a lifetime,
For a moment like this
Some people search forever,
For that one special kiss
Oh, I can’t believe it’s happening to me
Some people wait a lifetime,
For a moment like this


Could this be the greatest love of all
I wanna know that you will catch me when I fall
So let me tell you this…
Some people wait a lifetime

For a moment like this

Some people spent two lifetimes,
For a moment like this
Some people search forever,
For that one special kiss
Oh, I can’t believe it’s happening to me
Some people wait a lifetime,
For a moment like this

LIKE THIS

 ‘cuz people search for every moment yeah.

Some people wait a lifetime,
For a moment like this.

like this.


Power



"There are two kinds of men who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told, and those who can do nothing else."

-- Cyrus H. Curtis

How do you relate to people in authority? Depending on your character and upbringing, you may react defensively or meekly to those you perceive to hold more power than you do.

Hierarchical power dissolves in the presence of authentic power. Your true personal power has nothing to do with status. It is determined by how attuned you are to all aspects of yourself and to the needs of others.

In any exchange with a person ‘in power,’ focus your attention on meeting your mutual needs and the relationship will be both equitable and fruitful.

"Compassion, caring, teaching, loving, and sharing your gifts, talents, and abilities are the gateways to power."

-- Jamie Sams


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You were born with....

"You were born with potential.
You were born with goodness and trust.
You were born with ideals and dreams.
You were born with greatness.
You were born with wings.
You are not meant for crawling, so don`t.
You have wings.
Learn to use them and fly."
 ~Rumi

YOU ALWAYS HAVE A CHANCE

Use your imagination and look at things as they can be.
You know what you are today
but not what you may be tomorrow.

You can do anything you wish to do,
have anything you wish to have,
and be anything you wish to be.
You don't know what you can really do until you try.
All you have to do is to act on your dreams.

You have the power within you to do things
you never dreamed possible.
You would amaze yourself if you did
all the things you're capable of doing.
This power becomes available to you
as soon as you change some of your beliefs.

Success begins in your mind.

love

Heart lock

Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.
~Mahatma Gandhi~

This day will not come again.

Forget-me-not
This day will never come again. These beautiful flowers, this gentle breeze, this sunset, this particular alchemy of nature will never gather together again in this perfect unity. This day on earth shall never come again.


undernourished

prayer
"The body must be nourished physically, emotionally and spiritually.
We're spiritually starved in this culture -- not underfed but
undernourished."

--Carol Hornig

The reader has the floor

 

Anabel (Mérida, Spain)

I don’t know if it is all written down, I don’t know if people write their story when they are born, or before, or while they are alive. But I am convinced that everything that happens in our life has a meaning, and that is why each moment has to be lived intensely. Because it is today that enables us to move ahead, break the ties, let life flow in all its freedom, and understand that loving the moment is what makes us happy. Loving what we see, what we touch, what we don’t understand, loving the unknown, what makes us anxious, the deep and the shallow, but loving nevertheless.


Beba (Islamabad, Pakistan)

Life is absolutely temperamental, and it eventually leads us down paths that we were not absolutely certain or enthusiastic about following. But what would become of us without these surprises? I make a toast to all that is absurd and marvelous that we will continue to come across at each step that lies ahead.


Iris (upon arriving at Santiago de Compostela)

When I reached Obradoiro Square, I wondered: why did I have to face so many difficulties? I joined the endless line to kiss the statue of the saint and it all struck me as absurd, except for catching up with some pilgrims that I had met on the way. Yes, it was all absurd, except the joy of having surmounted my limits and feeling a better person. Just as well that I did not walk like the others. Just as well that I decided to stop whenever the sun set, avoiding thinking about whether I was near a shelter or whether there was food available. Just as well that I ate a plate of lentils that upset me and obliged me to sleep at the foot of a mountain, in a place that I would never have known had it not been for that problem.

Just as well that I overslept and ending up having to spend the night under a star-filled sky. Just as well that I began walking when I felt like it and stopped when I wanted to, without anyone telling me is that was right or wrong. Just as well that I was alone, and so the moon treated me in a very special way. Just as well that I took the wrong turn four hundred times and ended up knowing places that nobody knew. On one of these detours I spent the whole day sitting in front of the door of a convent thinking about my vocation

It was because of so many absurd things and so many “just as well’s” that the whole thing was fun. Because before this my life had a goal, and from now on I will go on walking just for the pleasure of walking.


Maximiliano (Veracruz, Mexico)

Before a storm everything is silent and calm, although we can feel the smell of raindrops. Some days ago I was with a friend and his sister in Porto de Tuxpam. It was Carnival, everyone was having a good time, and right at the climax of the party the sky became filled with clouds, then lightning fell closer and closer, and the rain started. Everyone ran for shelter.

All of a sudden, as if there had been some mysterious communication among the people, we all returned to the street and discovered that the storm only contributed to the world being more fertile and the climate milder. Joy returned, although nobody quite understood why they were so joyful.

One of the most sublime moments that anyone can experience is to live through a storm.

 
Copyright @ 2006 by Paulo Coelho.

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Be true to your word. And always speak the truth.