TIPS FOR TODAY:
# 1 – Love it!
# 2 – A good one from Rob Brezsny’s newsletter……
“We create ourselves by what we choose to notice.
Once this work of self-authorship has begun, we inhabit the world we’ve
created. We self-seal. We don’t notice anything except those things that
confirm what we already think about who we already are.
Meditative traditions refer to the observer self. When we succeed in
moving outside our normal processes of self-reference and can look upon
ourselves with self-awareness, then we have a chance at changing. We
break the seal. We notice something new.”– Margaret Wheatley
# 3 – Some stimulation from Derek Rydell…..
# 4 – More from Rob Brezsny’s newsletter….. this time an excerpt from his book Pronoia…….
Everyone’s my teacher. Everywhere I go, I’m a student. Everyone is in some way my informant, my revelator, my direction connection to the Divine Wow.
The animals, too: They are my confidants, my beloveds, my spirit guides.
And yes, the plants! My godparents, my role models, my advisers.
I vow to gleefully shut up and listen reverently on a regular basis.
Playful, mysterious intelligences surround me in every direction. I’m
(Yes, to you, too, wind and sun and sky and mountain and rivers and oceans and rocks: I greet you daily as my family members, my agent provocateurs, my fellow celebrants.)
# 5 And Abe on religions…..
Every religion on the planet, and there are so many more than you are even aware of, has the potential of absolute thriving. But when you think that you must prove that you have the only one that is right—and you use your condemnation to push against the others—your condemnation separates you from your own Connection that, before your condemnation, you were finding in your own religion.
Enjoy and have a great weekend!