I noticed how much more of a capacity for patience that I've developed in recent
months, and it was demonstrating a peace that I was enjoying very much. It was
interesting to see people around me experiencing impatience, frustration, and
more, while I was having a great time and totally calm, cool and collected. It
wasn't always that way. In fact, it probably wasn't very often that way in the
owe a lot of it to my recent study of focusing on the present or right now. It's
interesting to me how much this is meaning in my life. It has come at just the
right time to be an example and a stable force for others around me and
particularly my wife. I know that it is making a big difference to her
and probably even more so to my own peace.
frustration, anger, disappointment, and many other similar emotions are all
based on the past and the future. At the present and in this moment, they have
zero power, and frankly, are insignificant. This is a powerful lesson to focus
here and now and enjoy this moment.
was watching a trailer for a movie I am going to rent and it had this father who
died and the kids struggling and they remembered on of their father's favorite
sayings. It was essentially this: "What is the greatest day in all of humanity?"
The answer is "today." What is past is no more. It will only be repeated
should we decided to allow or encourage that by our focus there. The future is
non existent. At best it can be hope and at worst it can be fear, but no matter
what it is not yet and is always an "if, come, maybe." What is real, and what is
powerful is right now, this moment, and in this time, there sort of is no time
and everything is okay. It just is.
cannot be in the now. It requires the future and the past for worry to exist. It
is only a fantasy and it is all fear.
in today, this moment, if we can just allow ourselves to release any immediate
judgement, we can experience patience and peace.
you ever been around someone who is at peace and confident and experiencing the
joy of the moment? Don't you just look at them in awe of the power they seem to
have over circumstance and anxiety? To be that kind of example is worth
everything to me. And, I feel as if I am just beginning to understand it and it
Patience Is Not Anything To Work At As Many Suggest. It Is Something To
Allow By Releasing Judgement. As It Is Allowed, Peace Is The
Spread Some Joy Today--When you enjoy the moments, you inspire others
around you. They will want what you have.