Wouldn’t it be wonderful to wake in a state of wonderment, excited about what the day will bring to you? Everyday brings new experiences and new interactions which serve to guide and to teach us the lessons we have come to learn. We might find ourselves waking with uncertainty and possibly fearful or anxious thoughts about the new day, but if we change our frame of reference, we might look as a child would look with the thrilled expectation that something good or fun will happen. Just like many of us have awakened on a Christmas or Birthday morning excited by the possible gifts the day may bring. Life is a gift! Everyday we wake we can celebrate!
Even when we bump up against a person with a “chip on their shoulder” or “an axe to grind” we might avoid judgement on the behavior and look instead for what may have caused this person’s reaction to the world. Or, we may just find some mild entertainment in the clumsiness of the emotional experience being acted out. We will not be able to avoid people who act from a negative hue, but we do not have to be caught resonating with a vibration of anger or fear. (Instead, you can choose Love!)
A childlike wonderment can bring joy and a positive expectancy to our lives. The concept of “Beginner’s Mind” teaches that we can be wide open to new experiences and find excitement in what delightful things might happen as we travel the path through life. We can always have the innocence of youthful observation, lacking judgement. Easier said than done, however, worth striving to achieve.
Let’s choose to celebrate each day and each soul we bump up against. Let’s find the wonderment and excitement of the lessons we learn. They may not all be easy or fun, but we can find their relevance and importance as we test our growth in consciousness and our developing spirit. Choose the glass half full instead of half empty… Perhaps we can even seek out and choose to be surrounded, or at least touched, by positive, loving souls who support your learnings and your growth as we move to remember our perfection and the connection to the Divine Spirit within.
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YOU are a Blessing! Whether you know it or not, YOU are a Master with much to share! Find joy in being open to all the wonders which our lives can provide.
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My dear lovely friend…you are an abundance of love and joy with the wonderof an innocent soul …and yet, the wisdom of a thousand souls before you. Today was a lesson in patience while feeling, and apparently looking, like I could not walk. It was a day of feeling “beaten” in any interpretation. However, while I could not muster wonder in this context- I always am fortunate to see through my eyes, empathy, afforded grace, and the will to recognize everyone’s struggles and breathe in peace and exhale love. I did enjoy a boy of about 9 who made a toy of his mother’s keys- I could see that boy being an engineer or any creative and important endeavors! Such beautiful brown skin with creative fingers rapidly making magic I would never see, but put to the universe to assign a strong strong energy to assist him should society make him feel he is less than stunning! Love is always the answer…:
You are and always will be in my thoughts Blake