Service

Daily Inspiration: . . . through love serve one another. ~Galatians 5:13

Today’s Affirmation:  With all I give I give Love first.

Today’s Contemplation: True service is loving service.  It sees past conditions to the heart of each relationship.  It is the practice of being witness to, and in service to, the Divine at the centre of every story.  It is the act of freeing that hidden magnificence.

Choice

Daily Inspiration: Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. ~Mohandas Gandhi

Today’s Affirmation:  I take only what feeds my body, feeds my soul and brings joy to my heart.

Today’s Contemplation: It is a choice to take only what we need; a choice to think about the betterment of our world.  It is a choice to say and live by ‘I have enough.’ It may be the only choice that brings greater good to ones life, a real simple choice.  But it is still a choice.

Fidelity

Daily Inspiration: Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. ~Helen Keller

Today’s Affirmation:  My passion drives me forward and fills me as I go for every moment I am overflowing with happiness.

Today’s Contemplation: To find the joy in life One must commit to that which brings meaning. Commit to that which lights up your moments.

Happiness

Daily Inspiration: My greatest happiness consists precisely in doing nothing whatever that is calculated to obtain happiness. ~Chuang Tzu

Today’s Affirmation:  The synchronicity of innocence is my greatest joy today; I live love and let happiness come in.

Today’s Contemplation: Allowing for good to happen is an effortless process. The challenge is in banishing completely the voice of negation, the ‘what if’ of doom.  The body will naturally act to survive, therefore mental activity can cease and all effort to protect can be released.

Emotion

Daily Inspiration: He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. ~Albert Einstein

Today’s Affirmation:  My eyes are open in awe to the beauty that surrounds me; I see God in all I see.

Today’s Contemplation:  Emotion dies when our sense of littleness is projected upon the world.  It comes alive when the beauty of every relationship is realized within. The one who is receptive to the love that is all around is forever alive in their emotions.

Investment

Daily Inspiration: The energy investment choices we make are either conscious or unconscious. Either way, where we direct the energy of our thoughts and emotions gives rise to our experiences. ~Michael Bernard Beckwith

Today’s Affirmation:  Because I see the Light I grow into the Light. Love and Joy surround me today.

Today’s Contemplation:  We each arrive by our own work. There is no escaping this fact especially in the field of spiritual growth. And spiritual growth is essential to any growth. Embrace your opportunities today.

Growth

Daily Inspiration: You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. ~Irish Proverb

Today’s Affirmation:  Because I see the Light I grow into the Light; Love and Joy surround me today.

Today’s Contemplation:  We each arrive by our own work. There is no escaping this fact especially in the field of spiritual growth and spiritual growth is essential to any growth. Embrace your opportunities today.

Universe

Daily Inspiration: The universe only pretends to be made of matter. Secretly it is made of love. ~Daniel Pinchbeck

Today’s Affirmation:  I see through the facade of form directly into the heart of all I look upon today.

Today’s Contemplation:  When we do not get lost in the appearances as they are interpreted by our senses we begin to discover a deeper reality.  This deeper reality draws each one into a field of love that forever becomes more irresistible. Eventually, upon this path, the final discovery is the oneness of Love; all embracing and all encompassing.

Completely

Daily Inspiration: To live as fully, as completely as possible, to be happy, and again to be happy is the true aim and end of life. ~Llewelyn Powys

Today’s Affirmation:  I live with a gusto that sees the beauty in every moment.

Today’s Contemplation:  It is a choice, what we see, how we feel and who we invite into our circle of sacred thoughts. And the choices that we make absolutely determines the outcomes; all of them.

Within

Daily Inspiration: Look well into thyself; there is a source which will always spring up if thou wilt always search there. ~Marcus Aurelius

Today’s Affirmation:  I look into the Divine within. Once again the answers are revealed.

Today’s Contemplation:  Surrender to that power within, that universal power which draws every life into Its oneness. Only in such complete surrender is the answer revealed.  Then heaven and earth move to bring fulfillment to the one who makes the claim.