Holding onto old beliefs, thought patterns and automatic behaviors is slowly ending. I am trying to think differently and behave differently. Albert Einstein said ‘Insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting different results”. I’m trying to end what hurts my progress and begin what helps me’
I feel optimistic when I wake up determined and go to bed satisfied, having done all that I set out to do when I woke up that morning.
My new experiences
-starting to practice yoga
-doing different types of workouts
On the other side for the 1st time, I’m experiencing chronic lower back pain from degenerative disc disease and eczema. Both are driving me crazy. But I remain grateful and will overcome this. Something better will be born out of this painful experience. I believe.
I read somewhere that problems are life’s way of helping us correct course and putting us on the path we need to be. If I saw everything as an opportunity I would be excited and calm about what was going on in my life, knowing it is for the better, instead of being fearful.
The message for the day is about ‘letting go’. If I were able to ‘let go’ of trying to control my life I would be able to say yes to my life exactly as it is today.
I have learned to hold my tongue, to live my beliefs but not impose my views on others. I have learned to judge less. I feel calmer and more accepting of everyone in my life.
I woke up this morning not wanting to go to the gym as I usually do, then I saw this question and knew what my next right action needed to be. Deeply grateful for this site and the thought provoking questions and all you wonderful people. Have a Blessed Day.
In his homily at Mass our Pastor said “God does not make junk”. This inspires and gives me hope that I can be sound in body, mind and soul as God meant for me to be.
Life is a gift, an opportunity, a journey. Life is a blank canvas that we can paint on and if we don’t like what we painted, we can paint over it and create a new picture. It’s like God created us by giving us life and gave us the power to be artists and create how we live that life. We came from the Creator to become Creators and will ultimately return to the Original Creator.
I am grateful for numerous things, too many to count and it would be impossible to list them all. Just waking up to a new day and being part of a family, friend circle, workplace, community, city, country, planet is reason to be grateful. The message of today is a wake up call and reminder to truly appreciate every moment.
I have a host of medical issues but continue to take my body for granted and don’t treat it well. I’m fighting a couple of auto immune conditions plus eczema plus degenerative disc disease (lower back issues). I feel bad for even saying it as I dont want it to sound like I’m complaining. I know that so many people have medical conditions much much worse to deal with. But I do neglect myself. I need to do things to bring my immune system in balance. I realize that I need to love my b...
I have a host of medical issues but continue to take my body for granted and don’t treat it well. I’m fighting a couple of auto immune conditions plus eczema plus degenerative disc disease (lower back issues). I feel bad for even saying it as I dont want it to sound like I’m complaining. I know that so many people have medical conditions much much worse to deal with. But I do neglect myself. I need to do things to bring my immune system in balance. I realize that I need to love my body and look after it as there are no spare parts to take over if something fails altogether. I am very grateful for this question today, it’s the Universe’s way of reminding me of what I need to do.
I’ve been holding onto anger and irritation towards myself for a long time. I cant seem to achieve the goals I set myself and I am constantly annoyed with myself. It would be freeing to accept myself as it is and to let it go.
I am grateful for the beginning of the voice of consciousness, mindfulness and gratitude that is taking birth within me. I am very grateful for this new beginning and hope and pray that this tiny seed continues to grow.
How remarkable. Many Blessings you and you family for undertaking this and prayed for a successful completion of this journey.
I wish you luck. I know how this feels.
Very thought provoking question Javier.
So true Javier. Well written. It’s not how many times we fail but how many times we get up that counts. Credit goes to the person the arena, fighting it out, not to the person sitting on the sidelines afraid to go in. A famous Canadian ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky said “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” and Einstein said “Failure is Success in progress”. We have a lot to learn from these wise people.
Wishing you a speedy recovery and peace of mind. ❤️
Thank you Antoinette. I have heard of Heal and it is on my list to watch ? . Thanks for reminding me. I hope and pray you find relief from your migraines soon.
I hear you Tom. I have the same challenge. In spite of all the information and resources out there I am still not able to do right by my body.
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