This might seem like a strange way to begin my first blog
for this New Year, but empty for me is an awesome space to be at in my life. I
am not talking about the stressful kind of empty like when you run out of gas
on the highway because you did not realize your gas tank was empty. Nor am I talking
about that space when you may feel like you are running on empty because you
have no energy left in your life. Nor am I talking about how you feel like your
life is empty of love, life, and meaning, although that too would be a great
focus for a reflection. Rather, I am talking about this state of happiness and bliss,
which comes when one is empty, and in need of nothing. Read more
The other night I was watching a commercial with all these people filling their gas tanks. It made me think about how what we put in our car, and the ability to keep the tank full of the right kind of gasoline, will determine how smoothly, if at all, our cars run. If there is no gas in the tank, one is not going anywhere and then winds up reaching out for help.
In some respects, this is like our lives. We are what flows through us. Read more
It’s funny how sometimes those one hit wonders from your past come back and speak to you spiritually. For some reason I have found myself hearing the tune to Don’t Worry, Be Happy playing in my head. It is hard to be fully living when we are spending our time worrying. If I were to write the song today, I would call it Don’t Worry, Live Fully!
I found the lyrics to the song and realized they are just as relevant now as they were then.
Here is a little song I wrote Read more
I shared this story on Sunday at Love and Inspiration and it was suggested I post it here as well. I found it one of the websites which I read periodically.
37 Seconds To Read: May Change Your View For A Lifetime
Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room.
One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs.
His bed was next to the room’s only window
The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. Read more