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The Power of An Aware And Active Mind

How many times have you been out in public some place – it could be the mall, a city street, a restaurant – and you see those folks who are so busy looking at their cell phones that they are completely oblivious to what’s going on around them?  How many times have you seen someone walking along and you can tell they’re not really there? That mentally they are somewhere else; they are “day dreaming?”  How many times have you caught yourself doing the same? All too often we disconnect from the real world in ways that lull our mind into a sleep-like state; at least where our awareness is concerned.  In doing so, we cost ourselves the potential experience of seeing beauty or blessings. Continue reading

Don’t Contaminate Your House

Across the span of the past few decades of my life I’ve heard a great many analogies that compare something to “my house.”  The most common ones have been federal financing (compared to a home budget to make it easier to understand), the nation (discussing illegal immigration) and others like that.  Recently I saw a motivational posting online that made me stop and think about MY MIND as my house.  The post is shared with this entry: When you allow the wrong people in your house, stuff will come up missing like: Joy, Peace, Love, Hope, Faith… (Yes, people steal these things). Continue reading