“I won’t do something” is quite a different feeling than to think that “I’m a victim and I can’t.”

It must be remembered that we are free to acknowledge and surrender our feelings, and we are free not to surrender. As we examine our “I can’ts” and find out that they are really “I won’ts,” it doesn’t mean that we have to let go of the negative feelings that result in the “I won’ts.”

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Some Questions to reflect upon from time to time – better than dozing off and/or sleep walking into our next thing…..

What is truly important in my life?

What would I really like to be and do in my life?

What are my greatest strengths? What are my talents, possibilities, and true potential?

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Making one’s life into a meditation is different from using meditation to escape from life….

We all have a life, but we are not always aware of how precious it is. And we all have an ego, but we do not always take enough responsibility for it. Our sufferings, or our doomed attempts to avoid them, all too often keep us mired in obsessive attachment, greed, worry, or despair.

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