Allowing acceptance

Accept what is, and you have a place from which to start. Accept what is, and you are free from the need to fight against it. Accept what is, and you can begin to move forward. Accepting what is doesn’t mean it always must stay that way. It just means you’re acknowledging that the past cannot be changed. Accepting what is doesn’t mean you’re giving up on your goal or your dream. In fact, it puts you in the best position to begin living your dream. Your situation is not perfect, and indeed it may … [Read More...]

Eyes of creation

You are the eyes through which the universe sees itself. You are the mind with which all of creation seeks to comprehend and know itself. Your brief time on this tiny speck of dust may seem insignificant, yet in truth it is not insignificant at all. It is everything. You may feel great pain and misery and yet no matter how great the pain, it is a price well worth paying. For in return for that price, you are. You exist and you are miraculously aware of that existence. The spark of life, however … [Read More...]


The majority of the people who have brought the world to the place it is today lived in situations that are far more hopeless than anything you will ever know. Do you feel there’s no hope? You’re wrong. There’s always hope. Hope doesn’t need a reason. Hope is its own reason. Hope brings its own energy. You don’t have to have a reason to be hopeful. When you are hopeful you will create the reasons.Do you think somebody living in a cave thousands of years ago had hope, or had reasons to expect … [Read More...]

Life purpose

There is a purpose to your life. You take care of the daily details in order that you may better serve that purpose, but the details are not the purpose. If life seems too empty, it means you’re focused on things that do not resonate with your purpose. Life by its very definition is overflowing with richness. It cannot be empty. Yet from the perspective of your purpose, your pursuits at any given time might very well be empty ones.To bring fullness and abundance to your own life, live like y … [Read More...]

The value of you

Listen to your critics and learn what you can from them. But don’t let them dissuade you from what you know is best. A bright and shining vision has value only when you have the courage to follow it. When you know that it is the thing to do, then step up and do it. Pay attention to what others have to say, without becoming a slave to their opinions of you. Consider differing and diverse perspectives, while keeping the substance of your most deeply held values intact. Much of the effort of a … [Read More...]


You wouldn’t slam down a whole bottle of wine in one gulp. A good wine can be immensely enjoyable, but only if you take the time to savor it. Take the time to savor your dream. Don’t expect it to be instantly fulfilled. Truly enjoy each step of the journey. Some of those steps will be fun and exciting. Others will seem more like tedious chores. All of them are necessary, and they all add to the value of the whole experience.If the fulfillment of your dream came instantly, it would be wor … [Read More...]

Live creatively

Every situation is an opportunity to create something new and valuable. We tend to associate creativity with the fine arts, yet creativity is so much more than artistic creativity. There are ways to be positively and valuably creative in all areas of life. Anyone, anywhere can be creative. It’s just a matter of opening your mind, stepping outside the comfortable box of your limitations, then putting into form and action the original thoughts that come to you.You are a unique person. There is … [Read More...]

An imperfect world

Life is not perfect, and will never be. If you wait for things to be perfect before ever making the effort, you’ll never get anything done. If you refuse to move forward unless you can be guaranteed of a perfect result, you’ll always remain stuck where you are.Life is not perfect, yet it can be immensely fulfilling. Life is not perfect, and yet within that imperfection there are limitless opportunities for joy. Though life is not perfect, it is filled with great beauty.Yes, the imp … [Read More...]

Value creation

There are all sorts of ways to create value. If you let it, value will flow outward from within you. Value comes from taking things that never were connected and connecting them. Value comes from acquiring something that one person doesn’t need, and providing it to someone who does need it. Consider the enormous value that is created on the website eBay, where people are able to sell things they don’t need, things that have just been laying around gathering dust and getting in the way. EBay ena … [Read More...]

Your greatest opportunity

There are certainly a lot of problems in this world, yet there are even more positive possibilities. In fact, many of the best possibilities for moving forward are hidden in the problems and challenges.It’s easy and natural to worry about the problems, and to try and wish them away. Yet it is actually far more powerful to embrace the problems, to welcome and appreciate them. Because when you do, you can begin to see those positive possibilities.Nobody would willingly choose to have a l … [Read More...]