Being True to Yourself is all that matters

Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.

As far as possible without surrender, be on good terms with all persons.

Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story.

Avoid loud and aggressive persons; they are vexations to the spirit.

If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain and bitter; for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.

Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans. Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.

Exercise caution in your business affairs; for the world is full of trickery. But let this not blind you to what virtue there is; many persons strive for high ideals, and everywhere life is full of heroism.

Be yourself. Especially, do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment it is perennial as the grass.

Take kindly the counsel of the years, gracefully surrendering the things of youth.

Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune. But do not distress yourself with imaginings. Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.

Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.

And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should. Therefore be at peace with God, whatever you conceive Him to be, and whatever your labors and aspirations, in the noisy confusion of life keep peace with your soul.

With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.

By Max Ehrmann

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Beautiful Words

The Four Reliances:

First, rely on the spirit and meaning of the teachings, not on the words;

Second, rely on the teachings, not on the personality of the teacher;

Third, rely on real wisdom, not superficial interpretation;

And Fourth, rely on the essence of your pure Wisdom Mind, not on judgmental perceptions.

It is better to conquer yourself Than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, Not by angels or by demons, Heaven or hell.

With gentleness overcome anger. With generosity overcome meanness. With truth overcome deceit.

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

The Light is Within

It is amazing how quick we are to judge and condemn the world around us and yet we shy away from accepting what truly needs to change within us. What we see around us is nothing but a reflection of what is within us. If we do not have insecurity within us then we would not be bothered by insecurity because our vibrations would not match and therefore won’t allow that match.

Once we begin the best and the most intriguing exploration ever of ourself, we automatically become more patient, empathetic and reflective. Then even if we view let’s say an episode of insecurity, we would be able to understand that whoever is experiencing or creating insecurity has a lesson to learn which can only happen when they are ready therefore we can empathize with them as opposed to judge them for their behavior. The best that we can do in this situation is to just to make them aware of the situation and be there because they will choose to understand only when they are ready and Trust me when the Student is ready, the Teacher appears 🙂

The best way to prevent war is to visualize peace within and around……truly the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step and the transformation of any world begins with the transformation of self.

If you want to awaken all of humanity,

Then Awaken all of yourself.

If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world,

Then eliminate all that is dark & negative in yourself.

Truly the greatest gift you have to give is that of Your own Self-Transformation.

~ Lao Tzu

LOVE

Some Moments make us want to forget everything and just feel Love….to have and to give……..the purity of this emotion truly is phenomenal….it is all encompassing….calming and sooooo healing. When we express it ourselves…it brings out our Divinity……….our very own Magic……

There is abandon and that crazy rush which makes us Believe that everything is possible………….when we love….it doesn’t matter………it is our state of being………..the simplicity…the unconditionality of this emotion is what wins everyone over……………and makes everything a possibility

Let today just be a tribute to this Creative…All encompassing emotion LOVE…………….Say it to Yourself and to Others…..See with Love, Feel with Love….Hear with Love…………Forgive and Forget with Love……………and Always Remember………Love is what frees us of all Fears, Judgements, Critiques and above all, our Self Imposed Limitations……………..Life truly becomes an endless journey into the realms of possibilities and happiness once we experience each moment with Love and appreciate the possibilities it has……..

Simply BE in LOVE today

Honoring your True Feelings – A Message from the Fairies

The message that the Fairies sent out is “Honor your True Feelings”. We all have an inner guide, inner counselor, inner voice if you please; now this voice always talks to us however there are times when we try to rationalize what we actually hear and alter or take our decisions as per that. More often than not that decision ends up being “Penny wise-Pound Foolish” as the more we disregard this inner voice, the more we move away from who we really are. The mirror starts reflecting the person we have created as opposed to the person we really are.

The Fairies today urge us to pay attention to our inner guide; messages could be a strong physical reaction like anxiety, weak stomach, headache, recurring aches and pains in the body, insomnia etc or a strong urge (Gut feeling) to do something like calling someone or not, going somewhere or not, changing a career or a job…oh! it could be anything. What is important is today they want to remind us of the inner compass and guide who is born with us and is always there with us.

They say if you are unclear about which feelings to trust or which emotions are stirring inside you, take a pen and paper and write down everything that you are experiencing as this will give you clarity about it. The inner voice is not the voice of our ego and the clear distinction is when you receive the messages you will feel safe and good about yourself and everyone involved in that decision.

If you feel scared, you can ask them to help you move in the right direction.

“We are loved and always protected, you need only to believe”