The way to peace

The way to peace

“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” ~Wayne Dyer

Learning to accept life as it actually is instead of how we think it “should” be may be one of the hardest lessons there is to learn, but it’s the only way to peace. Accepting life as it is doesn’t mean we can’t work to change things for the better; it just means that we are able to do so from a place of peace instead of from a place of resistance to reality.

 

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Gratitude celebrates life

Gratitude celebrates life

“Gratitude celebrates life with a joyful “yes” at every knot of the great network in which everything is connected to everything.” ~Br. David Steindl-Rast

Living in gratitude is a beautiful way to celebrate life with its vast interconnectedness between all things. How often do you remember to celebrate life by choosing gratitude at each connection?

 

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Let it nurture you

Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you because it will.” ~Cheryl Strayed

I love this idea of taking ownership of whatever happens to me. I may not have chosen it. I may not have any control over it. I may not like it. But I can choose to digest it to make sure it nurtures me and feeds my growth anyway.

 

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