December 9, 2019 Eileen

‘Imagine’ is a magic word! ‘Imagine’ is a magic word! It opens up all sorts of possibilities and encourages us to broaden our minds and allow our thoughts to roam free. It encourages us to look in all directions and dimensions. We can imagine what life will be like in five, ten, twenty years time. We can imagine how it feels to be that bird in the tree, or that cow in the field. We can imagine flying to the moon and visiting the stars. And we can imagine what it must be like to experience a different life. In…

December 3, 2019 Eileen

How often do we get stuck focused on the Obstacles in our path to a goal? We know where we want to go. We know what steps we need to take to get there. Maybe we even create a plan! We feel positive and motivated and energised. Then … all the Obstacles are activated. They invade our thoughts. They impair our actions. They grow and multiply and cripple us. They overwhelm us. They fool us into believing that our goal is impossible. It’s not worth the effort and the hassle. We’ll be better off abandoning the idea and staying small….

December 3, 2019 Eileen

My mantra for most of my life was ‘Blessed are those who expect nothing for they shall not be disappointed.’ I expected nothing and that’s exactly what I got! Sometimes, life was very good to me and surprised me with wonderful blessings in spite of my neutral attitude. Most of the time, I coasted along, making do, getting by and surrounded by mediocrity. Everything was alright. But very little was WONDERFUL I was going through life on my parking lights. Very occasionally, I might self-consciously switch on my headlights for a short time. But I’d quickly turn them off again…