Many of us wander through life "off course." The wonderful and exciting
world we once believed in is lost to us. We struggle on, full of fear.
Doubts plague our minds. Our hearts are heavy. The zest and joie de vivre
have trickled to a slow drip. We are out of touch with our true, inner
Cherish moments of silence and stillness. Try to be alone at least a few
minutes each day. We need time to face ourselves. In today's hectic world
we keep ourselves so busy with other people, we never take time to probe
within. often we are afraid to. Psychologists
and psychiatrists reveal the close ties between good mental health and
self-acceptance. Find the stranger within!
CHANGE OF ATTITUDE
Sometimes it takes a major life change to break the pattern and set us on
the path to self-renewal. Such drastic changes needn't occur before you
can take a look at you. Refuse to remain trapped in old habits. Broaden
your scope and add spice and perhaps years to your life. Don't settle for
less than you know you are capable of attaining. Loosen up those opinions
TAKE A RISK
Fear dampens the spirit and destroys our courage. Keep the guiding light
within burning brightly. Too often we avoid new things because we are
afraid of failure. That fear drains the color from our brightest days. But
if we are to grow in spirit we must learn from our mistakes. And it is a
life-long process. Risk means chance of failure or success. Taking a
chance on life is not just a line from a song - it's If you want to attain a fuller, richer life. Take a leap!
DEVELOP A HIDDEN OR FORGOTTEN TALENT
We are never aware of the true range of our abilities until we challenge
them. As we grow older we often lose the enthusiasm and energy for life
we once knew. Dig deep into the spirit for long lost motivation. When you
enjoy what you are doing, new vitality will shine from within. Return to
your childhood dreams and hopes. Find the key to your talents!
Familiar surroundings tend to make us less attentive. Travel renews our
perception, our awareness. new interests and
people. As we see new places and meet new people, through the act of
friendship, we learn to respect their differences and this enriches our
own life as it broadens our horizons. Have faith in others by showing a
genuine interest. Learn from all life!
RETAIN A SENSE OF HUMOR
Throughout it all learn to laugh at yourself and your short comings.
Develop or renew meaningful relationships with other human beings and
animals. Don't be afraid to give or receive love!
Above all, trust life, have faith, dream and have fun. We are all snowflakes
each one unique. There has never been and never will be anyone like you.
Take comfort in your spiritual repast. The purpose of life is to matter,
to have made a difference, to have shone.
The springboard for interior exploration is taut. We are unsure - but it's
time to probe deep within, beyond the wall of our own personality, into
the realms of true intellectual, philosophical and spiritual thought.
This refurbishment of the spirit makes it possible to continue as a
responsive human being. Use the following steps and you'll emerge from
your adventure refreshed and eager to continue life's journey.
SEND THIS TO AS MANY PEOPLE AS YOU CAN. HELP TO RENEW
THE SPIRIT OF THE WORLD. LET'S LIGHT ALL THE CANDLES.
copyright c.stewart 1998
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