“Tell me and I will forget
Show me and I will remember
Involve me and I will understand”
At 24 young Dorothy Hart a successful actress in Hollywood, left her career to become a Catholic nun, Mother Prioress Dolores Hart What a change this young lady made in her life… Thomas Merton said “A man knows he has found his vocation when he stops thinking about how to live and begins to live.” We are guided in life though an interplay of human responsibilities and divine directives. Spiritual maturity requires diligence, a clever mind and a trusting /loving heart.
A few ingredients for a good relationship are, respect, courtesy, appreciation and a dedication to the commitment, whatever that may be. Negative thinking is something that afflicts us all at one time or another. PL Precept # 15, All is a Mirror. No matter how often I revisit this Precept, it always presents me with a new perspective, life is an ongoing lesson, and I am the dedicated student. Part of living in the moment is accepting the feelings that can wash over me at any given time, The homework is applying myself to understanding the moment, and then letting it go. A negative moment, will only be so, if we don’t apply positive action (s).
Wherever life leads you
With whoever you are sharing
with another or on your own
“Always be with God”
(PL Precept #11)
Namaste – Oyashikiri
*Cathedral rocks,Yosemite National Park by Noreo (Flickr)
** Boulder Creek lake, autumnejohnson.tumblr.com