IF THE ONLY PRAYER YOU SAID IN YOUR LIFE WAS "THANK YOU", THAT WOULD SUFFICE. ~Meister Eckhart

Friday, February 12, 2010

02.12.10

We are always the same age inside. ~Gertrude Stein

Today I am grateful…

  • for maintenance of my spiritual condition by attending a meditation program last night
  • that I am welcome to as much joy or as much sorrow as I want today. They are both free for the taking. Thinking I will choose the joy part.
  • that any worry I have today is rooted in fear, thus in reality, false
  • to keep enough free space in my mind so that anything new has a chance to settle in
  • that I don't understand everything--what good would that do?

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Sun, Empty Room by Edward Hopper

Deep inside, we each have a child's spirit. We still have many of the feelings we had when we were young. Some of us have a hurting child inside. There's sadness, fear, or anger that hasn't gone away. We're still lonely, no matter how many people care about us. Our inner child needs special help to heal. We can be good parents to our inner child. We do this by being gentle and caring with ourselves. In time, this child can be a happy center in our hearts. ~Keep It Simple

8 comments:

Kim A. said...

My inner child still loves Fridays!

Hope yours is an enlightening one.

namaste

Syd said...

I think that my inner child is healing. And is learning to play again.

Jeremy said...

I CHOOSE JOY TOO!

Bill said...

Do you ever say a word or phrase to yourself too many times and then it starts sounding weird?
That's what just happened with me to inner child.

Lou said...

Have an artsy-fartsy week end, Scott!

Mary Christine said...

I LOVE Edward Hopper - and Scott W.

Pam said...

I'm picking joy, I hope it picks me back.

Garykfc said...

Wow, I was just thinking exactly that about my inner self this morning and how I need to take care of it.