For most of my life, I worked in business as an accountant, in marketing, and then as a controller for a large educational institution. I decided to change my path which gave me more time for writing and travel.
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Inside looking out I prepare to enter the practice. Lighting a candle I place it on the altar. With hands clasped together
Sometimes life tumbles us, polishing off our sharp edges and sanding our surfaces until we are a different person. Sometimes it pushes us to the edge of the cliff and dangles us by our feet.
We tend to focus on what we don’t have. We tend to experience life from a position of lack. Gratitude requires us to shift our focus outward, examining the good things in our life.
I enter the main airport, dragging my bag behind me. It’s been a long flight and it feels good to stretch my legs. First, we line up at customs, where I receive a cursory welcome from a bored official who randomly stamps a page in my passport.
“They say an elephant never forgets. But what they don’t tell you is that you never forget an elephant.” Bill Murray as Jack Corcoran.
Writing a traditional list of resolutions has never worked for me. In the past, I've tried to make a lot of big changes at once and that always backfired. By the end of January, most of my resolutions had flown out the window.
Most of the time, we focus on what's wrong with our bodies, trying to heal the parts that aren't working well. Focus On The Parts That Are Functioning Well
Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.