Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The Secret Power of the Mind

Today, I want to share a video with you. Check out this quick demonstration of how what we think immediately effects the world around us.

Consider how your thoughts are affecting your world right now.  What things to do you see and experience simply because you expect to see or experience them?

Practice the art of changing your thinking and watch the world change around you. Suddenly, you may realize that things are not as they seem and you do have the power to alter what you see, what you feel and what you validate in your life. And then take the time to express your gratitude for what you have in your life.

Today, I am grateful for the cool crisp air that envelops my world this morning. I am grateful for the sparkling drops of dew that reflect the colors of the rainbow. I am grateful for the bright blue sky, wispy white clouds and summer breezes.

I am grateful for time to think and feel and be. I am grateful for people and places I have yet to see, for worlds I have yet to create, and for the life I have the joy of living. I am grateful for a powerful mind and a healthy body.

I am grateful for family and friends who make my life full, who give me strength and who share my life.

And I am grateful for you, dear reader, as you stop to share my day. May your day be filled with awe and inspiration today as you learn to harness the power of your mind.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010


We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.” ~ Marianne Williamson

Consider your focus today.  If worry and fear are creeping into your thoughts today, give them no heed. Remember that like attracts like and those things we dwell on are what we draw to our lives. Look past the worries and focus on solutions today.

Today, I am grateful for sleeping in and waking rested. I am grateful for flowers in bloom, for hummingbirds and butterflies that brighten my garden. I am grateful for tiny seeds that lie dormant and burst forth when conditions are right. I am grateful for the universe in its magnificent beauty, for the ability to learn and apply that knowledge, and for those who are willing to teach me.

I am grateful for patience, today, as I learn to respond with patience to those who do not yet understand how negativity effects their lives. I am grateful for insight and wisdom to guide my day. 

I am grateful for family and friends who make my life full. May their days be filled with joy, today.

And, I am grateful for you, dear reader, as you stop to share my day. May your day be filled with joy and your focus be clear.

Monday, June 7, 2010

 Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. Mark 9:23

Photo by Richard0 Flickr

Consider the Bible today and what it has to say about the power of believing. Some would have you believe that when the Bible speaks of believing it is strictly referring to believing that Christ was raised from the dead, but that's not what it says.  It says, "If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth."

Man has known since the beginning of time that what he believes, what he visualizes and what he focuses on will come to pass, but he has obscured it and hidden it away until it is no longer a truth in our world. It has become a secret practiced by a few. How wonderful that you have chosen to practice it to.

Today, I am grateful for a clear sound mind, for the clarity to go forward and capture my dreams. I am grateful for the great source of energy within myself that I am just now learning to use. I am grateful for the courage to hold fast to my beliefs amidst those who can not yet see beyond their surroundings.

I am grateful I have a voice that lets me speak, ears that let me hear and a heart that lets me feel. I am grateful for eyes that allows me to see the beauty of the world. 

I am grateful for family and friends that keep me centered, for pets to bring me comfort and for nature that breathes life into my soul. I am grateful for raindrops and rainbows and green growing things that envelop the world. 

And, I am grateful for you, dear reader, as you stop and share my day. May your day be blessed with all the good life has to offer and your heart be filled with joy. May you have the courage and strength to pursue your dreams and the compassion to help others along the way.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

"I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination."

Jimmy Dean 

photo by kconnors

Consider the direction you wish to go today, and set your sails to take you there. So often, we convince ourselves that obstacles lay in the path and prevent us from going forward. It is up to us to find the way around those obstacles and press forward in the direction we want to go. 

Your belief in the power of positive thinking and gratitude is not a guarantee that the path will be clear and the road will be swift. But it does give you the tools to clear the obstacles and steer your life in the direction you want to go.

Too often, we begin to think that everything should fall in place without effort and find ourselves falling victim to old beliefs, old habits old ways of thinking.

Set your sails today and go forward in the direction of your dreams.

Today, I am grateful for the knowledge that I can reach my dreams, that I have the power to set my sails and that I can direct my path. I am grateful for the strength and conviction to move forward with confidence, for the courage to stick to my dreams and for those who help me along the way.

I am grateful for family and friends who fill me with hope and bring me joy. I am grateful  for those I have yet to meet for they have knowledge to share. I am grateful for teenagers as they challenge the beliefs of those who have gone before them. 

And, I am grateful for you, dear reader as you stop to share my day. May your sails be set to take you to your destination and may obstacles fall to the side.  

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