A couple of great readings!!Want to chat about them, let me know. Requires thinking about to see if the shoe fits!!
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
The truth is our friend. It is a rough and humble kind of friend – but a friend nonetheless. Each of us will need to learn to spend time with this friend because it is one that is not easy to escape. It is always turning up when we least expect it. The truth about ourselves is hard to avoid. It seems to knock at our door until we let it in.
Perhaps we have played the game of hide and seek sometime in our lives. Sometimes we tell little lies about ourselves to impress others, or we act in ways that, deep down, we know are not really the way we want to be. We can never be comfortable this way. We know what it is like to hide and try to keep from being found. The truth about us is an expert player. It seeks us out until we put our arms around it and welcome it.
Is there something I am hiding from today?
- I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.~Mark Twain Imagination is wonderful if we don’t use it against ourselves. Like fire, it is a great power capable of either warming and giving life or of burning and destroying everything it touches. Consider how often we create problems that never come to be! Family gatherings we know will drive us crazy turn out to be uneventful or even pleasant. Phone calls we put off for months or years because of the excruciating pain they will cause are not the big deal we thought they would be. Once made, decisions we dreaded and avoided improve our lives so much that we wonder what we were waiting for!We adult children often grow up wearing “doom glasses.” Everything we see is filtered through those darkened lenses. How much of what we dread, fear, and run from is really more a figment of imagination than fact? How much of our lives and energy do we spend on avoiding what does not yet exist and perhaps never will?I am learning not to borrow trouble from the future.Keith Bray MCLC http://www.coached2success.com firstname.lastname@example.org for phone appointment