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Thich Nhat Hanh, Enlighenment, Joy & Peace

 

From The I Ching or Book of Changes
by Brian Browne Walker

“True joy is experienced by those who are strong within and gentle without.  Those who practice innocence, acceptance and detachment inherit joy in this world.

We often see around us how forcible effort brings about what appears to be progress.  Our egos tempt us to believe that these gains are lasting and valuable, but the truth is otherwise.  Whatever is won by the desirous, ambitious, demanding manipulations of the ego will soon be lost.  Others can always be temporarily browbeaten into doing things our way, but only hearts won by friendliness and sincere goodwill are true over time.

Joy and success cannot be forced or stolen.  They are achieved gradually, but steadily, by those who relate correctly to others and to the Higher Power.  To relate correctly means to steadfastly practice innocence, detachment, acceptance, modesty and gentleness.  Life is full of shortcuts, but this is the only route that leads to true joy.

Join with like-minded friends now in the discussion and contemplation of higher things.  If we engage in an ongoing conversation about proper principles with our friends, our relationship to truth is steady and our ego cannot seduce us into the doubt, fear and anxiety that lead away from joy.

In your heart, be firm in holding to what is good and honest and correct.  In your thoughts and actions, be gentle and accepting. Those who persevere on this path will meet with true joy and lasting success.”

Following proper principles leads to joy, peace, health and success.
There is no shortcut.

“Success comes before work only in the dictionary.”

Prosperously yours,
🙂 Lee
The MEGA Coach

“The I Ching is more than just a book, it is a living, breathing oracle, an all seeing teacher.  It has survived for thousands of years and is regarded as the foundation text of Chinese wisdom and philosophy.  It was instrumental to sages such as Confucius.”

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pressure

 

Perseverance – to persist in spite of difficulties.

Life on planet earth is a test of faith, belief and proper principles.  We experience moments and situations which force us to go to the very core.

Our challenges, struggles and pain push us to discover our higher truth and look deeper into our lives and circumstances.

To persevere through life’s hardships is
to demonstrate true courage and determination.  When all seems lost, is precisely when the light appears, as it is darkest just before the dawn.

What does not destroy us makes us stronger.

One of the important lessons to learn is to follow our truth from within.  When we are clear on what we want to create and why, we discover our vision and purpose.

Seek to discover what is true for you.  Never underestimate the size of someone’s heart, especially your own.  What is your heroic mission?  Why are you here?

Anything is possible when we have the right attitude, energy and a definite purpose. Great achievements are made because people listen to their heart, truth and vision, not to their critics or fears.

“Never give up, for that is the place and time that the tides will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe

smiles,
🙂 Lee
The MEGA Coach

 

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The Power of the Spoken Word II

 

From The Power of the Spoken Word
by Florence Scovel Shinn:

“Look back in your life and see how you have attracted either happiness or disaster through your words.  The subconscious has no sense of humor.  People joke destructively about themselves and the subconscious takes it seriously.  It is because the mental picture you make while speaking impresses the subconscious and works out on the external.

A person who knows the power of the word becomes very careful of his conversation.  He has only to watch the reaction of his words to know they do not return void.  People make their worst mistakes by speaking while they are angry or resentful, because there is so much ill-feeling back of their words.  Owing to the vibratory power of words, what you voice, you begin to attract.  Invisible forces are every working for man, who is always pulling the strings for himself, though he does not know it.”

Enjoy this wonderful book and inspiration of Florence Scovel Shinn who shares prosperity consciousness and spiritual wisdom.

smiles,
🙂 Lee
The MEGA Coach
The World

Back in the 1920’s and 30’s, a beacon of light shared hope, truth and prosperity.  Florence Scovel Shinn taught metaphysics and prosperity consciousness in New York for many years during the Great Depression.  Over the past 90 years, these universal teachings continue to help people discover and live the divine plan of their lives.  Florence Scovel Shinn’s books have a knack of finding their way to remote and unexpected places.

 

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Forgiveness - Open Yourself

 

Loving Kindness and Forgiveness are the keys to freedom.

When something is off balance in our life,
it is often a signal forgiveness is needed in some form.

Sometimes forgiveness is for another person, sometimes it is for our self.  Give yourself and others a little grace.  We are all human/spiritual beings, we make mistakes and do some of the strangest things.

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.”
Alexander Pope

To forgive means to let go, it does not mean to condone someone’s words or actions.  When we hold a grudge or judge another person, we stick ourselves to that energy, pattern and vibration.

The only way to peace and freedom is to let go and forgive.
Sometimes the hardest person to forgive is ourselves.

Life presents us with many opportunities to learn and practice true forgiveness.
Look for appropriate situations and follow your heart.  After all, how can we treat others better than we treat ourselves?

Offering:
Give yourself a few minutes in a quiet, peaceful place to breath and let it all go.  Ask your heart, your Higher Self if there is anyone or any situation to forgive in your life.
See what shows up.

In the end, love is the answer.
Love is all there is.

smiles,
🙂 Lee
The MEGA Coach

 

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