23 November 2022 — ‘THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS IS NOT IN DOING WHAT WE LIKE, BUT IN LIKING WHAT WE HAVE TO DO’ — Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Another true and helpful saying which is not always easy to follow!
All too often when we know in our hearts that we are doing the ‘right’ thing our rational minds moan and groan and try to talk us out of it. So once again we need to still our rational chattering ‘monkey’ mind by feeling our feelings in our solar plexus area, that part of our bodies where it feels that the world has fallen out when we have bad news.
Another saying comes to mind here — ‘Life is what you make it so make it good’ and one way in which we can make it ‘GOOD’ is, as I’ve said many times before, is through ACCEPTANCE which, in other words, is LIKING WHAT WE HAVE TO DO.
PONDER POINTS: on reading the above my feelings were …my thoughts were…I am aware that I don’t always like what I have to do and my reaction to this is often ……