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“We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.” – Swami Vivekananda

Left unattended, our thoughts can lead us to dead ends, detours and delays. What’s on our mind becomes where we will go, or more importantly where we won’t go because we are bound up with fear, diminishing our relationships, our potential, our purpose.

Listen to your thoughts, attend to them. What’s reeling through your mind distracting you from the depth of the moment? – the past, regret, to do list, worry, offenses, conversations, assumptions, unforgiveness, disappointments. Days in the past get rewound and replayed over and over again.

We can stop reliving our days and start living each day moment by moment, step by step, doing the work of work, play and rest. Our thoughts are the first step to our day and what will come tomorrow and the next. What we give credence to is what our life becomes.

We can set a new pattern and fill our mind with thoughts that propel instead of paralyze. Thoughts filled with possibility, enthusiasm, joy, dreams, laughter, love, compassion, delight. Centering and calming as the ocean rolling in, a soft breeze, a long run, a sunset. Fill your thoughts on purpose each day and make sure that they inspire, edify, grow, build and excite you and watch what happens.

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  1. I always love your pearls of wisdom! Hope your weekend was awesome! Hugz Lisa and Bear

    July 20, 2014
    • Thanks so much – those pearls come when I am out of sync and need to get re-centered and back on course to what I know is true. Funny how we need to listen to what we know again and again. Hope your weekend and the week ahead is fantastic – make it so! Kathie

      July 20, 2014
  2. We ARE what we think!

    July 20, 2014
    • It’s wonderful when we realize the power we have and use it well.

      July 20, 2014
  3. healing thoughts 🙂 Much wisdom. As always. <3 Love to you –

    July 21, 2014
  4. Jen #

    I love thinking about possibility. It’s my favorite kind of thought!

    July 21, 2014

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