THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

September 30, 2017

“Do you ever wonder why things have to turn out the way they do?” What would happen if you did? What moments of wonder will you discover?

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

September 29, 2017

If wonder is the beginning of wisdom, are you working on becoming wise or are you focused on walking away from your wisdom

 

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

September 28, 2017

Where are you focusing your attention, on the wonders of the world or the taste for destruction of the environment.

 

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

September 27, 2017

Have you ever wondered about how the Divine keeps you from getting what you think you want? How many moments of wonder have you missed

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OPEN MY EYES

September 26, 2017

Years ago, the spiritual director I was working with talked with me about a Japanese form of self-defense called aikido. She talked with me about how when we are surprised and thrown off guard, we want to fight or free. We want to narrow our world and our vision to create this protective force around us. Rather than do so, she suggested I practice what she called “soft eyes.” Practicing soft eyes meant that I challenged myself to expand rather than contract my view of the world.

When we open our eyes, and allow ourselves to see the greatness of the world and the grace which surrounds us, it softens our heart, mind, and soul. Rather than want to resist or run when taken by surprise, practicing wonder allows us to open ourselves up to the great mystery of the world.

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

September 26, 2017

It is the magic and wonder of what lies ahead which has the potential to keep us together when we want to give up and walk away. So wonder!

 

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

September 25, 2017

Have you ever stopped to wonder at who you are and how you have grown and evolved into the person you are in this moment of time?

 

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

September 24, 2017

Do you have eyes that can see? Ears that can hear? Senses that can sense? If not, are you missing the wonder in your environment.

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

September 23, 2017

It takes grace in our time to keep our minds open to wonder, but if your mind is not open you cannot receive the gift

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

September 22, 2017

Do you see the wonder in which you live? Do you see it in the elements which surround you? It is not down the street, it is where you are.

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