There was a time in my life when my thoughts and motivations centered on getting high. I was a junkie. Most of my energy and efforts were spent trying to fulfill my immediate desires. I took what I could get from the world and offered little or nothing in return. Consequently, I lived in misery. …
Category Archive: Peace and Contentment
Peace, Contentment, Inner Peace
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
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This is not a political post nor an endorsement. Instead, I am sharing ideas on how to remain inspired and spiritual at a time when passions and negativity rule the discourse around us. Here are five ideas on how to be inspired voters: 1. Practice Tolerance The core of our political stance lies in our …
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2008/11/02/how-to-be-an-inspired-voter/
If you want to find God, hang out in the space between your thoughts.
The aim of effective meditation is to arrest conscious thought and gain a spiritual perspective of the moment. Here are 10 tips that help me accomplish this.
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Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
When we are inspired, the world around us looks different. Negativity around us does not affect us. But sometimes, negativity brews within us. Never ending responsibilities, failed dreams, difficult relationships, illness, death and money problems may leave us feeling dissatisfied. Anger, grief, frustration, shame, intolerance, fear and even hopelessness are all part of our experience …
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2008/05/06/how-to-be-inspired-when-filled-with-negativity/
There is always music amongst the trees in the garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.
When our hearts are calm and silent, We see things clearly. We build strength. We are in tune to unlimited creativity. Our intelligence sours. Nothing can disturb or interrupt us. We are unstoppable. It is in moments of clear, focused silence, that we can identify with and cooperate with God, and therefore, gain access to …
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"I was six when I saw that everything was God, and my hair stood up, and all," Teddy said. "It was on a Sunday, I remember. My sister was a tiny child then, and she was drinking her milk, and all of a sudden I saw that she was God and the milk was God. I mean, all she was doing was pouring God into God, if you know what I mean."
God is everywhere and everything. We often fail to recognize God when we focus on things we find displeasing, when we lack gratitude and when our thoughts are loud and busy. Here are a few tips we can use to remove the obstructions to our view of God: Be still and silent whenever you can. …
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2008/04/07/how-to-see-god/
People see God every day, they just don't recognize him.
We often think of the idea of getting in touch with God as a process that will someday be complete, at which time we will reach spiritual bliss. We might imagine a long journey from our stress filled lives where we finally get away from it all and arrive someplace new and peaceful. The spiritual …
Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2008/03/17/we-are-already-here/