We create our future reality from the choices we make right now. And, at any moment we can improve our future by making choices for the greatest good.
Reflect on these thoughts after your period of silent meditation:
As an adult, we are each in-charge of ourselves, and our choices are ever our own. Even if we delegate, rather than state our choice - the delegation becomes our choice.
Therefore, we are ever responsible for the outcome of our choices, and we are responsible for our actions. No other person or circumstance or thing makes choices for us that we have not agreed to.
Because we are responsible and in control of our moments, we have the power to create a heaven for ourselves while still on earth.
The choice is for 'heaven' when we follow the prodding of our conscience - which we know we are doing when the thought of what we want to do or go ahead and do, leaves our body feeling relaxed and easeful.
The choice is for 'heaven' when we live a harmless life - free of abuse to our own body and others.
The choice is for 'heaven' when we consider choices for the greater or lesser good, and go with what would cause the greater good.
The outcome of choices for the greater good allows us to experience our 'heavenly state' because our mind, being at peace, and our body, remaining relaxed, get to enjoy their natural state of harmony and balance. And when we are peaceful and relaxed with our decisions and their subsequent actions, we say that we feel heavenly.
Being rich or being poor, any circumstance we may find ourselves born into is but a starting point for the future moments we can create for ourselves from this moment forward, by being good ourselves and acting for the greatest good in each ever-new situation in living.
Finish your meditation with a deep inhalation and exhalation and record any new insights in your journal for future reference.
Always our own
Heaven created in each ever-new moment
By showing appreciation
And acting for the greatest good
Moment after moment after moment."
I invite you to join me in a daily group cyber meditation for personal and planetary peace. Click the article here to read about it.
Meditation Lessons for Teens and Adults
More than 70 offerings, from guided meditation techniques to on-the-go stress relief and relationship meditations interspersed with verse, and a section of special occasion prayers. 114 pages. PDF Ebook | EPUB | Paperback | Mac Users | B&N NOOK eBook
Meditation for All Kids
Sitting, walking, dance and group circle meditations, along with positive affirmations, verses and benefits of meditation for kids of all ages and abilities in a 100 page book with illustrations. PDF Ebook | EPUB | Paperback | Mac Users | B&N NOOK eBook
Sign up below or in the right-hand column for our meditation site newsletter. It only requires your email address and is never given out or sold to anyone. If at any time you wish to stop receiving it, each newsletter contains a link to unsubscribe. Each person must sign up themselves. We can't sign up for you. It is an easy way to keep abreast of new articles on the meditation site. Make meditation part of your daily routine and let the bellaonline meditation articles help you select just what kind of meditation is right for you, whether you are a child, teen, or adult, a beginner, or advanced practitioner.
Article by Susan Helene Kramer