From my chair to yours... "Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” -Stephen R. Covey…
“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”
The mind is amazing. It remembers everything that it has been told. It is capable of creating new behaviors and habits. With a committed intention and practice, the mind can overcome just about anything. When we learn more about the mind, anything will be possible.
Every day, all kinds of outside sources, commercials, news and articles are causing anxiety. Do we have any control over this? The simple answer is yes. We can say yes to other views and areas of life.
Not so easy when we turn on the news in the evening and watch all that is occurring. Ask yourself this: when was the last time you saw a segment of some good news that was happening? Do you believe that there is much good happening as well?
To listen and read most of what is incoming, I would think not. Remember the old adage, “Good news doesn’t sell.” The following link is interesting to read about why:
I am not denying the realities of what is occurring around the world, around our country, around where you may live. I am saying we can do our best not to get carried away thinking and feeling this is all that is going on in our world.
Where can you do some good?
Donate to plant more trees? Look people in the eye and tell them thank you!
Help with a community situation or look at what else if going on that is positive and productive? I grew up knowing there were ratings that were needed to keep shows and papers in business.
Continue to choose and watch where your valuable attention is paying attention to.
Keep opening up your own personal power to look wider at ALL that is going on. It may not be easy to find, but it is there.
It is there in a neighbors smile, it is there in the tremendous marriage growing between science and faith. It is there when you help someone who needs help. There are hundreds of small, powerful ways to connect with your real world. Here is a few links that may give you some ideas/choices that support community/world growth:
I would always advise to check out the accuracy as I do with any links and the regular TV news.