Tuesday, December 21, 2010
BEAUTIFUL OR UGLY
What events are right now shaping your individual lives? What circumstances do you now find yourself involved in? More importantly, how are you labeling these events as they occur in your daily life? In his book titled The Thunder of Silence Joel Goldsmith states: "Whatever the appearance, it is merely a form of some sort, nothing but a blank in front of you until you decide that this thing is either beautiful or ugly." How comforting it is when I realize that I have the power to ultimately decide how I am going to deal with things in my life. Yes, there are many things that occur in my world over which I have no say so as to whether or not they occur. But I do know I can choose the way I deal with these things. And we are connected to each other as to how we relate to ourselves. That is not to say I will agree with you on things or disagree but the choices I make will determine the way you see me and the way I view the world of illusion we are now in.Personally if I find myself labeling something as "ugly" I intend to take a closer look and try to repaint that experience as "beautiful". I know that will not always serve to keep me from seeing something as negative but it will serve to help me take a closer look at the way I define myself. I sincerely hope you will find a way to label most things as beautiful also. I leave you with peace and hopes for a bright beautiful day for each of you!