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Time Well Spent

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Put the Pieces Together

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Life is like a puzzle. When all the pieces come together and everything makes sense, you will finally learn personal truth.  There are only a few key pieces to the puzzle, but they are quite significant and life-changing. The most important piece to the puzzle is a positive mental attitude. This is what you believe about yourself, others, and life. Your life will be so much better when you keep your thoughts on the positive side. Although your beliefs, thoughts, and emotions impact your health and physical being tremendously, the other critical pieces are: a healthy diet, exercise, and sleep. What goes into the body should be nourishing and nutritious to keep the body functioning. You must move your body around to keep the positive energy flowing and of course rest to reenergize. The last piece to the puzzle is mindful meditation. Meditation helps you to quiet your mind, deal with your thoughts, and to become more “aware” of your inner most being. Meditation connects your inner power with the Creator/universe/God. This is when you listen to receive guidance, clarity, and direction for life.

He Who Knows

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               He who knows not and knows not that he knows not is a fool. Shun him.

            He who knows not and knows that he knows not is a child. Teach him.

     He who knows and knows not that he knows is asleep. Wake him.

He who knows and knows that he knows is wise. Listen to him.

                                                                                                                  — Persian Proverb

Many Teachers

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Everyone has something to offer in this world.  Pay attention to everyone, because we learn from each other.  We attract many different people into our lives consciously or unconsciously.  By observing and/or listening carefully to others, you may be inspired by someone, or you may be reminded that not everyone is at the same level of awareness as you.  Either way, be grateful for whomever crosses your path, because there is always room for self-improvement.  My little grandson teaches me to be happy for no reason.