Being considered a professional is important. But most of us are 'old' professionals, not old in age, but old in thinking style and approach to living. Old professionals separate science and spirit and think in terms of either/or - 'you're either for me, or against me.' New professionals connect science and spirit and think in both/and terms. Please read: The New Professionalism: Connecting Science and Spirit, available at www.WisdomAtWorkUSA.com.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The past was reality.But it does not remain reality.
The past is only real and with us now, in the
present, because we choose to make it real. Now is all there is, the only time
If now we
choose to remember the past and choose to believe we are the products of our
upbringing, then we are giving our power away and not being responsible. And
how accurately do we remember the past? Are we remembering everything about a
particular situation that is important to us, or only some things? If we
selectively perceive the present, paying attention to some things and not
others, how much more do we selectively perceive the past?
Don’t believe now is the only time there is?Try breathing for five minutes ago…or five
minutes into the future.
It is in this moment we choose, only this moment.
The ego would have you believe that if you are
unhappy now, it is not because of a decision you are making, now. No, not at
all. You didn’t ask for this. You are simply the innocent victim of the past.
And even if you did do some terrible thing in the past and it cannot be undone,
or some terrible thing happened to you and it cannot be undone, now is still the
only time you can make amends or forgive yourself and others.
Now is all the time there is, the only time that
matters. Try breathing for five minutes ago…or for five minutes into the