Life has been challenging...
But, isn't it always? It's just maybe the challenges are different.
There are always difficult tasks, obstacles, intertwined with easy projects.
As we close one chapter of life and move to another... end one day, begin another,
we feel a certain way about our experiences.
The key is how we feel. And, how we choose to feel. When we are stuck in feeling bad, indulging in self pity, we get nowhere. As Sophia Bedford-Pierce wrote, "Movement without direction will create a hole in the ground. "
I have decided to take full control and responsibility for my life. There, with clear intention, I will design every day of my life from now on. I will envision how my day will evolve, and will be grateful for all lessons that came to me. Now, I have a full understanding that all that happens to us carries a lesson that's necessary to our growth.
So, only an intentional change in our attitude can create a momentum, bring a change in your life that will attract new and positive events. Gratitude is what takes you on the road to a new life. You and I have many things to be thankful for: from clean air we breathe, a home we live in, a family and friends we have, to hot water in the shower, a car we drive, and opportunities that come our way.
This is my daily mantra:
"I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can."
— The Dalai Lama
As I create my life day by day, moment by moment, I choose to be grateful for all that I have experienced for it made me who I am today. I have a clear direction in front of me, so I can create my life exactly the way I want it.
My journey is life by design, my destination is peace in my heart.
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