Michelle Geromel posted,
Not even I know how a dream will come true, until it does.
But if you just keep showing up, they always do.
I told her that being present is challenging because life has so many “be here now” distractions. To which she responded…
Whenever she feels scattered, she looks in the mirror and asks herself where she is.
Sometimes she has to ask herself a few times to bring herself back to the present, but it always works:
Perhaps that’s why reflection creates identity…
To be here now, engage your reflection.
“Find joy and peace in this very moment.”
We close this note with a score of reflections over the last month, reflected in my statuses on Facebook and Twitter…
“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” ~ Robert Heinlein (via Ashley Merkut)
“Stop thinking about life and start living it.” ~ @PauloCoelho (via @IlzeSuna)
“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.” (via Teresa Pedraza)
“Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.” ~ Walt Whitman (via Altaire Gural)
“Life gives answers in three ways… It says Yes and gives you what you want; it says No and gives you something better; it says Wait and gives you the Best!” (via @IlzeSuna)
“If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everyt
hing is ready, we shall never begin.” ~ Ivan Turgenev (via Persia Pele)
“If everything seems under control — you’re just not going fast enough.” ~ Mario Andretti (via Marianne Borenstein)
“I am a professional guitar player. People pay me to stop.” ~ Bob Cleveland (via me)
“Sue Sylvester has hourly flare-ups of burning, itchy, highly contagious talent…” ~ GLEE (via @AmyKeefe)
“Twitter is really going through a detox right now, and it’s trying to get some of the toxins out of its system.” ~ Michael Abbott (via the Merc, still doing better than Yahoo)
“Violence is never the answer, unless the question is, ‘What is never the answer?'” ~ Cleveland Brown (via me)
“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” ~ Mother Teresa (via @IlzeSuna)
“It is not difficult to love good people. It is difficult to love people as they are.” ~ Juris Rubenis (via @IlzeSuna)
“Death is not sad; the sad thing is that most people don’t really live at all.” ~ Peaceful Warrior (via Amie Valenzuela)
“Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I’ll miss you Until we meet again!” (via @IlzeSuna)
“Find joy and peace in this very moment.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh (via @NikiConnor)
“the yogic breath (in thru the nose, out thru the mouth) in sanskrit is ‘ham sa’ which means ‘that i am‘… beautiful…” (via samantha graham)
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~ Anne Frank (via thedogs.com)
nt master says: If you like everything, then you like nothing. But if you love everything, you have the world.” ~ Kurt Thams
“Three things in human life are important: The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” ~ Henry James