BEING OR DOING?

‘What makes you think that ‘doing’ is so important? Be equal minded. Then you will not be bothered about ‘doing’ or ‘not doing’; success or failure, the balance will remain unaffected by either.’ (Sri Sathya Sai Baba)

When we are able to be equanimous towards circumstances in our lives we will start to know inner peace. Unfortunately we are more inclined to be attached to ‘doing’: to achieving, because it is then that we tend to feel GOOD about ourselves and consider our day to have been worthwhile.

Many of us have an echo from the past of being called ‘lazy’ because we did not always do what was expected of us at the time. But as adults we have the choice to tune into our intuitive knowing and are aware that the ability to just be able to BE OURSELVES is valuable.

Doing for doing’s sake is a habit which often causes us to feel uncomfortable and not at inner peace.

PONDER POINTS: on reading this I felt…my thoughts on reading this are …when I am getting things done/doing I feel …. what I understand about just BEING able to BE is ….I feel I am able to be myself without feeling forced to prove myself through doing/achieving when ….what I sometimes get away from by ‘doing’ is….

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Barbara Thorne: The Point of Power is Now

Barbara Thorne: The Point of Power is Now

My writing is based on the understanding that ‘we’, (each of us individually) create our own reality through our feelings, thoughts and actions.