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Consciousness is Key

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And I am living in the present moment…

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Even the Darkness will not be Dark

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I am always looking for signs in life.  Lately, I’ve been aware of signs in the sky.  This photo was taken in the winter sun on new year’s day, 1/1/2017, and it is untouched.  While I admit, it is eerie looking, the light shines brighter which gives me a sense of peace.  When you look closely at the cloud formations, you will see some images.  Any thoughts lol?

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The Grip

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So I asked myself… have I really changed?  Can people actually change?  Is this possible?  I know when people hit the ground hard enough, they are forced to change, but do they eventually go back to being their same, old selves?  I have been working on self-improvement for several years, but it’s hard for me to tell if I am truly changing.  I still find myself having recurring thoughts and habits.  At least I am aware of them, and I do feel a little stronger and less of a people pleaser.  I guess after all those years of having the same thoughts and habits, that they are so ingrained in me, and that change is a gradual process.  It’s sort of like an etched stone when the engraving eventually wears off.  I am practicing patience, because I am determined to break free from the grip of the mind.

Practice What We Preach

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Of course, it is easy to dictate what is right and what is wrong; what to do and what not to do; but we must be mindful of our own thoughts and actions. It is a wonderful experience to help other people, but I also believe we have to be cognizant of applying our teachings in our own daily lives. After so many years of habitual thinking, I still catch myself reverting back to the same negative thought patterns. Since I am aware of this now, I am able to quickly dismiss them or change them into positive thoughts. I am a disciplined person, and I am improving my life every day. I am coming to expect this of you…