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Second Guessing?

Thursday, October 27, 2011

How many times have we felt unsure about how to attain our goals today. How many times have we caught ourselves reconsidering earlier decisions or hesitating about which way to proceed. The future could benefit from spending some time thinking about the options available and affirming that all paths will eventually lead you to your destination. It is likely that one or two choices will stand out as the most feasible at this time, and you can give them more thought to see which feels right to you. You might also find it helpful to visualize your preferred outcome. Think about the steps you need to take in reverse, from the achievement of your goals leading back to where you are today. You might be able to see the actions that will lead to what you want.

When considering how we can achieve our goals, we can gain confidence by understanding that many paths lead to the same destination. Decision-making can be intimidating because we are afraid to make a wrong move. However, we can benefit by acknowledging that there truly are really no wrong paths in life. Each path we take offers us opportunities to grow and learn. Even if we choose a path that takes us in a direction we didn't anticipate, we still gain wisdom that can be applied to the achievement of our goals. By approaching your decision-making with the knowledge that all paths lead to success, you can release your fears today and enjoy the journey to success.


Through the eyes of a child

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

I think by now we've all figured out that there is no secret recipe for happiness and contentment. Although there are those individuals who move through life joyously but have not necessarily been blessed with the abundance of love, success, or prosperity. So what is it they have been blessed with? It's no paradox or epiphany. It's the simple capability to take life's circumstances they’ve been handed and turn them into something great.
If you haven't figured it out yet; individual realities are colored by perception—delight and despair come from within rather than without. Situations we regard as fortuitous please us while situations we judge as inauspicious cause us no end of grief. Yet if we look at all we've accomplished without dwelling on our perceived misfortune and make each new circumstance our own, the world as a whole becomes a much brighter place. A simple shift in attitude can help us recognize and unearth the hidden potential for personal and outer world fulfillment, every relationship, every responsibility, and every setback.

Yes, the universe is often an most unpredictable and chaotic place, and the human tendency is to focus on the negative and assume the positive will care for itself. But life can be no more or no less than what you or I make of it. When faced with the prospect of undertaking a task you fear, you can instead view it as an opportunity to discover what you are truly capable of. Similarly, unexpected events, when viewed as surprises, can add flavor to your existence. By choosing to love life no matter what crosses your path, you can create an atmosphere of jubilant proportions that is wonderfully infectious. A change in perspective is all it takes to change your world, but it takes a willing acceptance to adopt an optimistic mind-set.

To make a conscious decision to be happy is not enough. You must learn to observe life’s complexities through the eyes of a child seeing everything for the first time so that you can once again appreciate the rich insights concealed in each stage of your life’s journey. Remember when you were a child, how you understood as a child, and thought as a child: It was the simple preconceived notion of what was good and what was bad . As you gradually shift your perspective, your existence will be imbued with happiness and contentment that will remain with you forever.

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SNOWMAIDEN 10/26/2011 2:29PM

    Being all grown up can be boring at times. I love playing with my niece and nephew while the adults chat over a coffee. I can be silly again and it's wonderful to point to a flower and have two eager young minds looking and asking questions. You should see us when there's a rainbow!

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PAMTHEDREAMER 10/26/2011 12:54PM

    Great inspirational prose! And so true. Thank you. =)

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CHUBRUB3 10/26/2011 12:15PM

    So very true that not only our hair becomes grey, but our perceptions as well.
Oh to be young again!

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RAINBOWCHOC 10/26/2011 11:57AM

    I agree with you, although being human we have little let downs from time to time. Being full of bounce certainly helps
best wishes, Sandra

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Paying Closer Attention;Your job is you and only you

Monday, October 24, 2011

I don't know about anyone else but I certainly do not enjoy the company of those individuals with their attitudes of persistent negativity; pessimism. Yet how often do we tolerate our own critical chatter that originates within our own minds? Isn't it because we are so use to and have become accustomed to the stream of self-limiting, critical consciousness that winds its way through our thoughts, that we have become almost totally unaware and even numb of the impact these musings have on our lives? We need to come to the realization that it is only when we become aware of the power of our thoughts the negative ones in particular that we can divest ourselves from them and fill the emptiness they leave with loving, peaceful positive affirmations. I'll just bet that, that in paying closer attention to our thinking patterns, we would be surprised at the negativity we'd find there. And when we take notice of these involuntary thoughts in a nonjudgmental way, we'd initiate a healing process that will eventually allow us to replace intimidating and upsetting self-talk.

And if we'd realize that while the occasional downbeat or judgmental thought may have little impact on your contentment, it's the ongoing negativity that passes unnoticed that has the actual dampening effect on our mood and our outlook. When we become more aware of the tone of our thoughts, however, that's when we can challenge them. So let's try to be more conscious of our feelings, opinions, and judgments even for a single day. From sunup to sundown, let's scrutinize the messages we are feeding into our subconscious mind. Let's consider our thoughts from the perspective of a detached observer and try not to judge ourselves based on the notions that come unbidden into our minds. Simply by watching the flow of our consciousness and making a note of the number of times we find ourselves focusing on gloomy notions or indulging in self-directed criticism can be a real pivotal moment and the opportunity of change in our patterns of thought, whether positive and negative, we will gradually learn to control the character of our stream of consciousness.

And too when we endeavor to always remember that the images and ideas that pass through our minds are transient and not a true representation of who we are we gain the ability to actively modulate our moods. The awareness we cultivate within eventually enables us to create a foundation of positivity in building a more authentic existence.

Your job is you and only you. When you are working in harmony with the law of attraction, no-one can come between you and the Universe. However if you think another person can get in the way of what you want, then you have done a flip to the negative. Focus on creating what you want.
You are the center of divine operation in your life, and your partner is the Universe. No one can get in the way of your creation.

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CHUBRUB3 10/24/2011 6:18PM

    You write amazing blogs Marion. This is one of them.

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Creative Energies

Saturday, October 22, 2011

When was the last time you felt those creative juices flowing and enjoyed an active imagination today? This could help you be innovative and clever in your usual tasks and activities, but you may also want to focus on some special projects to use this energy to its fullest potential. Applying your creative vision to existing projects can help you bring them to fruition more quickly and easily, while allowing the universe to guide you to new projects can also be fulfilling and rewarding. By releasing scattered thoughts, doubts, and fears in a period of quiet meditation, you can expand your awareness of intuitive insights that lead you in the right direction. If you also ask the universe specifically and clearly for guidance on meaningful projects today, you can get your creative energy flowing in a beneficial direction and awaken your imaginative abilities even further.

Asking for spiritual guidance on fulfilling projects can inspire us with new ideas and direct our creative vision to manifest them effortlessly. Our fears and doubts about our ability to manifest bigger challenges can keep us from even trying. We may struggle to come up with creative ideas, as well as flounder about when trying to put an idea into motion. By reaching out to the universe for help and guidance on any project, we open the door to inspiration in the form of creative ideas, insights, and instruction. Manifesting grand projects today can be a simple matter of listening closely to the guidance you receive and allowing your inspired outlook to carry you to the finish line.

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SNOWMAIDEN 10/23/2011 8:38AM

    Only this morning I decided to take a five min rest on my bed as I'd reached a brick wall for my book. I did my usual thing of just waiting. I always think that if I don't have an answer, I'll see what is suggested. I may not like the suggestion but this morning I did!! I now know exactly where I'm heading! I've written down the outline, bit of Sparking, bit of cooking and then a coffee and back to it later...

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The Ties That Bind

Friday, October 21, 2011

When was the last time you took the time to reflect upon nostalgic moments that relate to your family and circle of loved ones, or perhaps you are recalling close connections with cherished friends. A great way to honor these connections is to focus on expressing your gratitude for them. Close your eyes and picture each person in your mind, giving thanks to the universe for blessing you with their presence in your life. You can also use this same process to honor loved ones who are no longer with you today. Whether they have passed on or are not a part of your life anymore, you can honor the gifts they brought into your life and mentally wish them well.

Honoring our connections with friends and loved ones fills us with a sense of joy and gratitude. By consciously focusing on the positive qualities of our loved ones and expressing gratitude for their presence in our lives, we affirm to the universe that we are ready for more intimacy and connection in our relationships, both old and new. At the same time, we affirm the many ways that our loved ones enhance our quality of life. Choosing to focus on the positive like this can minimize conflict and bring more meaning and joy to our relationships. By taking time to express gratitude for your connections with loved ones today, you are strengthening your existing relationships and creating the perfect mind-set to attract new ones into your life.

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CAPECODBABE 10/22/2011 7:43AM

    So true. I need to take more time for reflection.

Thank you for pointing this out.

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CHUBRUB3 10/21/2011 12:53PM

    So true.
Wonderfull blog Marion.

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DEE0973 10/21/2011 11:39AM

    so true, I do that daily!! Thanks for the blog!

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VMASSEY2 10/21/2011 10:45AM

    Marian, thank you once again for the positive way of re-enforcing our loved ones. I talk to my Amy all of the time. Sure I miss her but I still talk to her. Going through a really rough time right now. Happens every year about this time because of her birthday and the anniversary of her death. She would have been 35 this year. Danny is doing worse that I am and that worries me. He has the shingles right now and has been out of town. That worried me because I did not go with him this time. But there was not anything I could do about it, I did call the doctor and get him some medicine and an appointment with the nurse today. I haven't gained any weight but I haven't lost anymore either....when he is gone I go crazy and eat things I know I'm not suppose to eat. Sooo I am back on the horse and I'm going to ride it again today and do better now that he is home.
Thanks for listening, I know that you think I am not committed to losing weight but I am. I just have a lot of stress I am trying to work through. I know that we all do.
Vickie emoticon

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