Our positive thought for today is a quote from Don Miguel Ruiz.
“God is life. God is life in action. The best way to say, “I love you, God,” is to live your life doing your best. The best way to say, “Thank you, God,” is by letting go of the past and living in the present moment, right here and now. Whatever life takes away from you, let it go. When you surrender and let go of the past, you allow yourself to be fully alive in the moment. Letting go of the past means you can enjoy the dream that is happening right now.”
― Miguel Ruiz,
I believe the “moral of this story” is summed up quite well by this except from Tiny Buddha…
The Warning: Make the choice to not let others dictate your dreams or goals.
Your dreams are yours, no matter how simple or small or large or complicated they may be, and you have a right to chase them at any point in your life, for any reason.
Do not give in to fear or uncertainty, do not doubt yourself, do not ask “Why? Why is this so important to me?” Your dreams are yours and yours alone, no one can take them from you and you should never give up on them.
The Gift: Make the choice to find happiness in your current path.
Sometimes, for some reason, we choose to walk away from what our heart wants. Maybe we make the choice out of necessity, maybe we do not really have a choice in the matter, maybe we did not realize what we wanted ’til it was too late, maybe we did not want to seem “weird” to our friends.
But life will always find a way to give you happiness, so be brave and keep yourself open to receive the joy that life is trying to give you.
Have the strength to attain dreams you think are out of your reach while allowing yourself to find peace when you do not follow your heart. Learn to succeed when others predict you will fail, and to laugh when you stumble or get lost.
Your dreams and your life are your own; never forget that.
This excerpt from the full article can be found at Tiny Buddha.
What are some of your dreams? Are you following them or have you let them go and found peace? Please share your thoughts in the comments box below or join the conversation on social media channels. Also, share this article with anyone whom you think would benefit from it.
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