An open mind
Allows the widest view of the world
From which to make the best choices
Producing a steady stream
Of peace, joy, happiness, harmony.
Think on this: Ups and downs are tempered, transformed into awareness of happiness, harmony, by balancing mental with physical activity. When we take charge we enjoy being happy and feeling good.
Moodiness closes our mind to options. Moods are formed in our mind. Our mind and body an interlocking unit one affecting the other.
We are free to change a thought, mood, or attitude by exerting will power to substitute positive attitudes.
Engage in physical activity such as brisk walking, or meditating for a few minutes to allow the natural harmony to arise most easily in consciousness through the stilling of the body.
We also get a positive result when choosing the best way out of a bad situation.
When outer circumstances are bleak we preserve our sense of inner harmony by following our conscience; doing what is best now, insuring a better future.
Using this principle, we maintain our natural ease. It is our choice, by will power, to follow the direction of our conscience.
The more easeful we are feeling from following the direction of our conscience, the more good solutions come through to our consciousness, and an open mind serves as a picture window to see most clearly.
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Article and photo credit Susan Helene Kramer. Painting by Paul Signac, Cypress, 1893, Kroeller-Mueller Museum, The Netherlands. In the painting, the trees bend with the wind, as we must bend with the forces that we meet with each day ...