Thoughts For The Day ~ Repost

 

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“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”  ~ Martin Buber

MarDrag’s Thoughts:

On our Journey, our Life Path, there are Destinations we see, aspire to, and reach. Destination is what keeps us going, with the desire, hope, and success of reaching them. BUT…we cannot always know every Destination life has planned for us. Some Destinations are secret…because they either hold a tremendous reward, or a profound lesson. Those Destinations are a combination of our efforts on our Path and the forces of the Higher Powers, Destiny if you will, that guide us on our Path. If we knew every detail or every end point, than would we see a need to even make the effort? Life’s little tricks! In addition, our Paths and Destinations change all the time, depending on our Choices and Decisions.

Experiencing Life is our Purpose, the Destination is the cherry on top. And isn’t Destiny a form of the word Destination to begin with? So, it is our Destiny to reach our Destinations. That may help us worry less about how we get there and enjoy our Path more fully along the way.

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“Even the smallest changes in our daily routine can create incredible ripple effects that expand our vision of what is possible.”   ~ Charles F. Glassman

MarDrag’s Thoughts:

Sometimes, we can get in rut. We repeat the days, over and over, focusing on our obligations, work, and families, etc…and we can forget about the Magic of Life. That Magic that swirls and hangs outside our normal routine. That routine creates a circle around us, and very little gets in that is new. So, to bring Magic back into the circle, back into our lives…all we need to do…is make a small, simple change. Just start with one. Walk a different way today. Take a different route to work. Go to a different grocery store. Take up a new hobby. Reach out to someone you have not heard from in a long time. Something. One thing…Different. It is amazing how that can Create Change…and can open our vision to so many new possibilities. Get Creative. Go ahead…try it. Just to see.

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“Challenge is a dragon with a gift in its mouth. Tame the dragon and the gift is yours.”  ~ Noela Evans

MarDrag’s Thoughts:

We have all heard the phrase about “taming our dragons”…meaning overcoming our challenges to reap the rewards. It is one of my favorite quotes…because of the Dragons. I have made friends with mine, and they are now my companions and guides rather than a symbol of negativity or difficulty. Both the words Challenge and Dragon conjure apprehension, fear, and “battle” in most people. But, as the quote says, both words also hold a great gift…if we can look past the fear and face them. Dragons are formidable creatures, but are lovers of treasure, and hoard it, saving it for special gifts. If you are friends with a Dragon, it will share its treasures with you. But, it also wants to know you will cherish the gift and use it well. Challenges are much the same. They hold a gift, buried within its lesson, and if we “tame” it…that is face it straight on and, through right action, come to its resolution…then there is a sparkly, rich gem of wisdom there for our taking, to treasure and use through our life.

Wouldn’t we rather have the jewels…than a dusty path with no pebbles or hurdles at all? And it is those pebbles that buff our Spirit into the Warrior that it is. So tame and make friends with those Dragons. All that glitters…is yours.

Blessings!

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13 comments on “Thoughts For The Day ~ Repost

  1. Mar, your thoughts are tremendously important. Thank you for sharing them. I still don’t know my “Destiny” yet when following my Heart, I know I am living it. And, it is so true about falling into ruts and to make one change alters that rut. It’s true. Blessings to you, dear friend!!! ❤

  2. Wise words Mar.. they often many challenges and obstacles to over come.. But your sentence here saying “If we knew every detail or every end point, than would we see a need to even make the effort?” So true.

    Its not until overcoming and looking back we see why we needed to climb over them.. And the world right now is climbing.. in every sense of the word. And as we rise we are going to come across obstacles and resistance to change.. Because many do not wish to come off of their comfort blankets..

    But I do know we are moving in the right direction, even though at the moment maybe many can not see the wood for trees..

    Sending Love and thank you Mar for your wisdom.. I truly love my catch ups here my friend xxx

      • Yes lots going on.. We are often close to what is happening under our noses to see that the changes which bring discomfort now perhaps are what is needed for us to shake ourselves awake..
        Have a great Day Mar.. ❤

      • How many times in our lives have we said, ugh, I wonder what that happening was for…only to later see how perfect it was in the journey to what was better. It is happening on a global level now…and we just must hang in there through the tunnel. Look to the Light… 🙂 You have a great day too and Many Blessings my Dear Friend!

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