Effectiveness

Daily Inspiration: Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things. ~Peter F. Drucker

Today’s Affirmation: All my encounters are loving encounters and that is my Experience.

Today’s Contemplation: To be effective one need only be a participating witness to the love in every moment.  Be the gift you would choose to receive this season.

Beginnings

Daily Inspiration: Amidst the worldly comings and goings, observe how endings become beginnings. ~Lao Tzu

Today’s Affirmation: In the fading of yesterday I see new opportunities today; something wonderful is coming my way.

Today’s Contemplation: Everything is part of a cycle; everything has its place in that cycle.  There are no endings, no beginnings, just transitions, and one moment is always transitioning into the next according to the convictions of the moment.  Let your thoughts dictate your new beginnings today.

You

Daily Inspiration: The hardest battle you’re ever going to fight is the battle to be just you. ~Leo Buscaglia

Today’s Affirmation: Every day I remember the I that I am; I remember the God presence within and I remember to be the Love that I am in all my relations.

Today’s Contemplation: The only way to truly be you is to be the love that you would choose to see in every person you meet.  The only truth of you is the truth of God in you, as you, and any thought at all that is out of alignment with this simple truth is somebody else trying to get into your head. Rule them all out with Love.

Obstacles

Daily Inspiration: Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal. ~Hannah More

Today’s Affirmation: I embrace the opportunity hidden in every obstacle revealed to me.

Today’s Contemplation: Obstacles are an opportunity to review ones path, return to God, and discover new directions and strategies to move into greater joy.  Obstacles must be embraced and released in order to move into a higher vision.

Change

Daily Inspiration: None of the quick fixes to the world’s problems are going to work, unless we change the dream of greed and scarcity that the world is dreaming. ~John Perkins

Today’s Affirmation: I am blessed and prospered; Life Itself is my Source and Supply.

Today’s Contemplation: Take for yourself what is yours and share it willingly for the Universe has already given back more than you could give in a lifetime.

Patience

Daily Inspiration: One moment of patience may ward off great disaster. One moment of impatience may ruin a whole life. ~Chinese proverb

Today’s Affirmation: Knowing the givingness of the Infinite I always find more patience.

Today’s Contemplation: We are the children of an Infinite Love that chooses to forever move us into a greater good.  It can only do this when we know Its Truth and move in accord with it.  You will know you have achieved this acceptance by the peace that you feel.

Moderation

Daily Inspiration: Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health. ~Julia Child

Today’s Affirmation: I take little steps into great moments.  I test every opportunity that comes.

Today’s Contemplation: Moderation can be applied to every area of ones life. Be willing to do something differently today, try a different path, a different colour, a different comment; embrace something and feel how you feel as you do it. Make it the practice of your moments.

Stirred

Daily Inspiration: Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up. ~George Santayana

Today’s Affirmation: My peace is within in the midst of the tumult and creativity pours forth.

Today’s Contemplation: Peace is found in any time through the personal expression of truth. When one expresses truth, through whatever avenue the thoughts express, one becomes removed from the turmoil and becomes grounded in their art.  For art and truth are expressions of love; and all turmoil is simply a call for love.

Knowing

Daily Inspiration: I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. ~Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Affirmation: I am actively in search of the love that’s all around me today. I find it in everyone I come to know.

Today’s Contemplation: When we come to know the unknown we discover that fear dissolves and harmony resolves.  The best way to find greater happiness is to engage in that which is joyful. The results transcend the statistical average for increase.

Examine

Daily Inspiration: Reexamine all that you have been told in school, or in church or in any book. Dismiss whatever insults your soul. ~Walt Whitman

Today’s Affirmation: All things that bring greater joy are my focus today.

Today’s Contemplation: If it does not add to the joy of the heart then it is an insult to the soul.  From moment to moment choose only that which adds to the happiness of the heart.