Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Daily Stepping Stones

Our lives are made of stepping stones, one experience after another in perfect and divine order.

The years of our life do not arrive all at once; they greet us day by day. With the descent of each setting sun, we are able to rest our heads and let the world take care of itself for a while. We may rest assured throughout the night, knowing that the dawn will bring with it a chance to meet our lives anew, donning fresh perspectives and dream-inspired hopes. The hours that follow, before we return to sleep once more, are for us to decide how we want to live and learn, laugh and grow. Our lives are sweeter and more manageable because we must experience them this way: one day at a time.

Imagine the future stretching out before you and try to notice if you feel any tension or overwhelm at the prospect of the journey still to come. Perhaps you have recently made a lifestyle change, like beginning a new diet or quitting smoking, and the idea of continuing this healthy new behavior for years seems daunting. Maybe you have started a new job or are newly married and can feel an undercurrent of anxiety about your ability to succeed. If you can shift your focus from what may happen years down the line and return it to the day that is before you right now, you may find a measure of calm and renewed confidence in your capabilities. You may also discover an inner faith that the future will take care of itself.

The way we show up for our lives today and tomorrow has an enormous affect on who we will be and what we will be experiencing years from now. If we can remain fully engaged in the day at hand, enjoying all it has to offer and putting our energy into making the most of it, we will find that we are perfectly ready and capable to handle any future when it arrives. 

This timely piece was delivered by Daily Om.

This is the perfect mindset for the next few weeks, as Mercury is still in retrograde. I have mentioned in the past how I was "privileged to have Mercury retro when I was born, which gave me the honor of experiencing the "re" before the masses.  Well, I will just say, get ready, pull up your boot straps and hang on loosely. We have been full blown for the last week now, 2.5 weeks to go. Use the above approach to grow and stretch into your greatness. Really!
Aside from the re-do, re-assess, re-evaluate, let's add re-new, re-align, re-juvenate, re-joice!!! We have arrived, this is what we have been working for all these years. Come on, let's create our best life yet. BETTER THAN YOU COULD EVER IMAGINE!!! Visit me at The Aromatic Institute 

until next time.....

Aromatic Kisses and Heavenly Wishes,

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