Friday, January 31, 2014
About a year ago, I realized something had shifted for me when it comes to « confidence ». I was on the way to a restaurant, where I was meeting someone for lunch for the first time. As I was walking and enjoying the sunshine, all of a sudden it hit me : « I’m not nervous. » This took me by surprise. I wondered how and when that had happened. Before, I had always been nervous about meeting up with people for the first time. I would try to prepare for the conversation. Will I know what to say? Will we connect? What if I can’t answer his questions? What if I’m not articulate? As I remembered that I used to think all that before, I realized all those fears just seemed silly to me now. I just thought, « Well, whatever happens, I’ll just see what comes up. If nothing comes up I’ll wait and listen. If something comes up, I’ll probably share that. ».
How could I be so relaxed and confident about this? Well, while learning about the Principles, I came to see for myself that Wisdom is always there to guide me, every step of the way. The thing is, when it comes...
Friday, December 06, 2013
They all have one thing in common, though most of them don’t even know what it is. Supremely happy people spend more time living in positive, upbeat thinking than the rest of the population. They don’t do it on purpose, it’s just what they focus on - a choice they’re not even aware of! Supremely happy people are more enamored, more intrigued by, and more interested in the positive, joyful aspects of life. Positivity captures their attention. They enjoy it so much that they gravitate toward more benevolent thinking just as a matter of course. They don’t even know they’re doing it.
Do you wonder how we know this?