Contemplating Life Past – Living Life by Your Terms

Please share

Contemplating Live-love-laugh Michael-Thornley

Contemplating Life Past – Living Life by Your Terms

 Some days we sit back and contemplate our life don’t we? (well more so when we get a  little older  and we wonder where all those years have gone.

 I looked at the date today and realised that I married my first wife 35 years ago today! It is  simply the time elapsed since then that I was remembering and what I have achieved in  those 35 years, culminating on where I am now.

 Circumstances and events may have depleted me of certain physical assets and financial  security. Yet I believe through this process, I have enriched my life. I have secured who I  am, who I want to be and who I wish to share my life with. It is only then that you realise  that society has indoctrinated us all into believing that success and happiness is based on  this false economy of earn more, spend more, buy more and repeat!.

 You can’t buy happiness. It is a state of mind and I have that happiness. It is shared with  someone very special. And I choose to share my life with others who have stumbled upon  the same conclusion.

Know this! The choice is yours if you choose to stand up and make that choice! So make  your choice and live the life you wish to live. Not how others think you should live it.

                 “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do” ~ Rumi ~

 And furthermore, promise me this! Feel the true richness of life from deep within your  heart and not  some superficial icing on life that we have been brainwashed into believing.  Therefore, seek what is within as the Universe is within you! Thus feel the warmth  and  you shall find it  there!

And most importantly, stop and think for a moment longer. This so called ‘norm’ has really  only been in existence  for the last 60 years or so and sponsored by the corporate Western  world and their  preachers, the politicians.

 Life is a compromise at times but never compromise your true values and the richness of  life itself…….

Michael Thornley
Author & Entrepreneur
 www.michaelthornley.org

             “That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.”

~ Rumi ~

Related Posts
Care enough about yourself
Care enough about yourself 'When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.' ~ Jean ...
READ MORE
Four Pillars of a Good Life- Health Wealth Love & Happiness
The Four Pillars of a Good Life are – Health, Wealth, Love and Happiness. A ‘Good Life’ is relative to the individual and the ‘4 Pillars of a ‘Good Life– Health, ...
READ MORE
Your habits determine your future
Guest blog with Kristen Owens Your habits determine your future. Is that encouraging for you to hear?  For me, it is a wakeup call to allow me to look into my life ...
READ MORE
Healing
( Steve Parish Publishing ) Today I am sharing excerpts from a lovely gift of a book....  'Healing' by Steve Parish, a renowned Australian photographer...... that I received from my good ...
READ MORE
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures as he addresses the Mumbai University students in Mumbai, India. The Dalai Lama said Thursday, March 10, 2011, that he will give up his political role in Tibet's government-in-exile, shifting that power to an elected representative. The Tibetan spiritual leader, speaking on the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese control, said the time has come "to devolve my formal authority to the elected leader." (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)
The Four Pillars of a Good Life are – Health, Wealth, Love and Happiness. A ‘Good Life’ is relative to the individual and the ‘4 Pillars of a ‘Good Life– Health, ...
READ MORE
Online business- Affiliate Marketing
I know that many of you are considering starting a business from home via the Internet. No matter what your passion or interest is, you can all benefit from 'Affiliate ...
READ MORE
Felt From the Heart
" Why do we close our eyes when we pray, cry, kiss, dream? Because the most beautiful things in life are not seen but felt only by the heart. " As ...
READ MORE
Selling on Amazon
Selling on Amazon is a HUGE  opportunity.  Amazon does all of the work for you, attracts customers, ships your product and handles customer returns. There is relatively LOW competition because of the Amazon ...
READ MORE
Autopilot- turn it off and get on with living!
Autopilot - turn it off! Our guest blogger today is Catriona Pollard.  When I read her Email  I instantly related to having been on Autopilot in the past and have, in the ...
READ MORE
Hearts and Brains
Sometimes I wonder if our heads and our hearts belong to the same body!!!!.... indeed we need a balance with balance being the operative word...NOT 'off balance' and swinging ...
READ MORE
Care enough about yourself
Four Pillars of a Good Life- Health Wealth
Your habits determine your future
Healing
The Four Pillars of a Good Life
Online business- Affiliate Marketing
Felt From the Heart
Selling on Amazon
Autopilot- turn it off and get on with
Hearts and Brains

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *