Maybe the ‘law of attraction’ is misunderstood

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
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Here is a poem for you:

When I run after what I think I want, my days are a furnace of distress and anxiety;

If I sit in my own place of patience, what I need flows to me, and without any pain.

From this I understand that what I want also wants me, is looking for me and attracting me.

There is a great secret in this for anyone who can grasp it.

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Life’s too short to be miserable

150724 Preeti HelenaOr, ‘life’s too short to be cold’.

It’s Winter here. So, if you are also in the Southern hemisphere, stay warm. Put warm cloths on and heat your house.

Or, ‘life’s too short to drink bad wine’.

So, if you like a glass of wine now and again, make sure it’s a good one – one you like the taste of, and that doesn’t give you a headache the next morning.

You could doubtless list many more examples here.

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“One day I have the courage to visit with you”

Devel's Marbles, Northern Territory, AustraliaA reader wrote to me recently:

“I did miss your emails of inspiration and thoughtfulness – thank you!”

It’s this that inspires me to continue writing these emails – why I came back after the lapse.

To sit down again and share my thoughts with you.

Hopefully, to give you some insights and inspiration in your journey.

In her next email the reader continued:

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Can you heal yourself? Yes you can!

150616 Frank AnsellFrank is a Nungarai, an Aboriginal healer.

He’d healed my knee after I’d hardly been able to walk on it for months.

A year or so later, and again I’ve been in pain for months – this time with my shoulder.

We meet.

I ask: “when you’ve got time I’d like some healing for my shoulder.”

“You can do it yourself” he retorts.

Startled, I look at him and think: “I’ve been trying to do this for months now, and I’m still in pain”

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