Think of this as your wake-up call.
How present are you right now?
Yes, I know that you're here reading this, but how present are you? Think back to the various interactions you've had today.
The quality of real listening can’t be measured by any hearing test.
In our noisy world, learning to listen is a challenge.
Hold an open house in your heart for all people and all things."
~ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spiritual Literacy
Let Go of Your Pictures
Having pictures or expectations of how life should be is fine.
But, don’t ever make the mistake of confusing pictures with reality.
Don't miss out on happiness because it didn’t come in the exact packaging that you expect.
While this is the last point on the list, it could well be the first.
Gratitude is one of the more exquisite forms of awareness.
Gratitude enables us to experience everything as a gift.
Gratitude is such a simple spiritual exercise that it can be easy to overlook.
Yet, the impact — not only for you, but also, for everyone and everything around you — is huge.