We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life.
-- James Freeman Clarke

 

   

The MONTHLY Motivator - July 2012

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Life’s beauty

Life is beautiful. In every moment there is something beautiful to be found. The beauty differs from one day to the next. Sometimes it is overpowering, and other times it is subtle and delicate. Yet always, everywhere, life’s precious and irrepressible beauty is there. Whatever else this moment may hold, it also holds its own unique beauty.

Find a little bit of beauty, and you open yourself to finding more. See that even from the troubles and disappointments, beauty will emerge. Celebrate the beauty, just because it is. Remember, again and again, through all the ups and downs, how very good it is to experience the beauty that is born in every moment. Celebrate the beauty, just because you can. For you are the miracle that can know the beautiful miracle of all that is.

Waves crash endlessly upon the shore. The heat of summer is relieved by the cool winds of autumn, then winter, then spring and summer again and again in an ever-repeating cycle. The forces that make it all happen and keep it all going are truly awesome. Though they can be explained and understood to a degree, they are impossible to fully comprehend.


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