Our most relevant purpose and direction will be indicated by the things that excite you the most this week, this month, this year.
When you act on that excitement you will be on your purpose. You’ll be on your path. You will be on track for the changes that are sure to come as you turn some corner somewhere going forward.
Our creativity allows us many possibilities. Follow and act on the exciting ones. Don’t bother to follow your boredom. Not even for money!
Excitement is present when you are on your most profound inner path. It means that you are on your track, not someone elses' path of possibilities. So this weeks excitement leads you onwards to next weeks excitement and next year’s.
Following excitement does not mean that you must be jumping out of your jeans all the time. Excitement can be the silence before you pull the trigger.
There are potentially many ways or paths that lie before each of us. Some paths are probable today. Some ways will only come into their timing next week.
Act on it. Be it. Move it. Follow it. This is the energetic activity that will complete the manifestation of what you are imagining, what you are feeling, thinking and seeing.
Alan Watts was a prolific author and speaker, and one of the first to interpret Eastern wisdom for a Western audience. He wrote extensively about the meaning of life, the universe, and our place in it.
The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.
One of his great works was The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are.__ BOOK. The book explores an unrecognized but mighty taboo—our tacit conspiracy to ignore who, or what, we really are.
The root of the matter is the way in which we feel and conceive ourselves as human beings, our sensation of being alive, of individual existence and identity. We suffer from a hallucination, from a false and distorted sensation of our own existence as living organisms.
Most of us have the sensation that "I myself" is a separate center of feeling and action, living inside and bounded by the physical body—a center which "confronts" an "external" world of people and things, making contact through the senses with a universe both alien and strange. Everyday figures of speech reflect this illusion. "I came into this world." "You must face reality." "The conquest of nature."
This feeling of being lonely and very temporary visitors in the universe is in flat contradiction to everything known about man (and all other living organisms) in the sciences.
We do not "come into" this world; we come out of it, as leaves from a tree. As the ocean "waves," the universe "peoples."
Every individual is an expression of the whole realm of nature, a unique action of the total universe. This fact is rarely, if ever, experienced by most individuals. Even those who know it to be true in theory do not sense or feel it, but continue to be aware of themselves as isolated "egos" inside bags of skin.
If you say that money is the most important thing, you’ll spend your life completely wasting your time: You’ll be doing things you don’t like doing in order to go on living, that is, in order to go on doing things you don’t like doing — which is stupid!
Wonder, and its expression in poetry and the arts, are among the most important things which seem to distinguish men from other animals, and intelligent and sensitive people from morons.
The Meditations was a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy.
Everything, a horse, a vine, is created for some duty. For what task, then, were you yourself created? A man's true delight is to do the things he was made for.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ... Marcus Aurelius
If you seek tranquility, do less.
The ingredients are all in the mixer. You can get any number of things happening, but only a couple of them will fit your easy natural self. Anything that you have to push into place will likely turn out to be a poor fit.
Trust deep and the dark of your own nature. Trust deep and the dark of your own nature. The inner self is not out to get you. Nature is actually on your side. The universe is always leaning your way.
Be here now. No need to be in tomorrow today. It doesn’t work to be here then. Be here now.
Excitement is creative energy on the move. What you are excited about is on its way. Follow your excitement because what excites you the most is where you can win effortlessly
Trust that you are where you are supposed to be. You are intersecting with the people and events that tell you where life is going for you.
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