Does the world around you sometimes (or perhaps often) seem random, chaotic, scary, stressful?
Is all your busyness, doingness and consistently overloaded schedule, trying to make things happen taking it's toll on your physical, mental and emotional health?
It doesn't have to although many unknowingly and unintentionally do choose that without even realizing how limiting and counterproductive doing so is.
And it's SO very very simple...
Simply choose to "Be Still" and then...DO it!!
There's no disputing the fact that we live in a fast paced, highly stressful and “seemingly" chaotic world. Rapidly evolving technologies, careers to attend to, family’s to raise, deadlines to meet, children's baseball, football and soccer games, dentist appointments, not to mention daily commutes on jam packed super highways.
There's simply no "time" to "be still" is the all too common answer.
On a global scale we're consistently dealing with political issues, wars raging, rumors of additional wars, terrorism, major corporations collapsing, Wall Street plunges, threats of nuclear missiles invading our homelands, corruption, pollution, starvation, devastating hurricanes, tsunamis, divorce, out of control fuel and health care costs, job loses...
Where does it all end? When does it stop? What is the answer? Is there one? Does an answer even exist?
Yes it does exist. It simply requires enabling and allowing yourself to KNOW it.
As true as that is, it's not and never will be found where most choose to look for it. It's not found by worrying, fretting, doing more, competing, becoming busier, chasing solutions, changing careers, working longer and harder, seeking financial security or "picking up the pace."
It's found in the stillness...in the silence...in the NOT doing and the NOT trying so hard.
"HUH??? Do what!!! BE STILL?!?!?
There’s barely, if any time at all to do what needs to be done!! There's very little if ANY time left to spend with my family, engage in my passions or participate in the extracurricular activities that I so love to do but have very little time to do.
Be still?!?!? Are you kidding me???? You really have GOT to be kidding me!!"
That’s how most people think. That's WHAT most people think. And that's become not only prevalent but true simply because that is how most have "been taught" to think and so, they do think that way. That's also how and why most choose to look at and "perceive" things in the way they do. That's also WHY most people do as they do and receive what they receive as MOST do, which is in 99.9% of all cases 99.9% of the time, FAR LESS than what they truly desire.
And it’s because of those beliefs; it's dur to that very way of thinking, looking at, seeing, "perceiving" and DOING things that keeps everything so "seemingly" fast paced, hectic, stressful, seemingly random, chaotic and "undesirably" intense.
It's a way of being and DOING things that is not, will not and can never provide the "desired result" that so many are "trying so hard" to make happen. It's this chosen way of DOING things that keeps so many from seeing the power, peace and serentiy that comes from choosing to...
It's this widely chosen way of "being" that only serves to intensify the less than desirable experiences we encounter in life which only serve to block or impede "the flow", leading to more of the same kind of less than desirable results that so many experience yet claim they have a sincere desire to change.
Yet they keep DOING the same thing, experiencing the same less than desired results and always looking "out there" for something more, something better, something simpler, something easier.
But real, lasting, significant, positive and meaningful change happens by choosing...if just for a few moments...to "Become Still."
It's also this chosen way of being and thinking and doing things that only serves to intensify the pace, attracts, creates and reveals more to be stressed, anxious, fearful and depressed about, making life "appear" as even more chaotic and all the more undesirably intense.
It's precisely that way of "looking at, seeing, perceiving and DOING things" that draws and consistently more of the same...that escalates and intensifies our fears, doubts and worries about our here and now's as well as our futures.
It's that way of looking at and doing things that has so many taking unnecessarily prescribed synthetically manufactured pharmaceutical drugs such as anti-depressants and anxiety reduction "quick fixes" which have never and can never get to the heart of the matter and enable life to be all it CAN be.
It's precisely what keeps the undone from being done.
Get out of your head and into your heart. That's where your "True Power" lies. Choose to become still.
A choice to take the time to be still and DOING it clears the fog...it opens doors...it shifts the perception...it changes the attraction and as a result, the physical manifestation of what everyone is so anxiously, fearfully, frantically "trying so hard" to find and in the process unintentionally choosing to become and remain so stressed out about NOT finding.
Being Still changes that.
You begin to see...truly see what is truly available to and for you. You begin to see and recognize pathways that you couldn't SEE before. You begin DOING things in such a way that you didn't KNOW you could.
Get This!!! REALLY get this...choose to take action in a conscious and intentional way and your world will transform...literally!!
Granted, taking time to “Be Still” may initially "seem" counter productive based on what you “think you know“ and believe to be true with regard to time and/or the "lack of."
We’ve got so much to do...We’re already so far behind in what needs to be done but isn't getting done. We just don't have "time" as it is. There just simply isn’t enough time in the day for this “being still“ nonsense.
Do you truly want to have more time and get more done with the little time that you "think you have?
Make the choice to take the time to become still and enter into, see and KNOW the power that exists within the silence. There's Real Power there..."Real and Infinite Power" that transcends the physical and finite power that so many "perceive" to be where their power is found.
But it's not. Real Power is found in the silence yet it takes a conscious and intentional choice to enter into and experience a form of Real Power that is ALWAYS without exception found there.
The chaos diminishes. The fast pace slows down. More is achieved and accomplished in less time. Fear, doubt, anxiety and worry melts away. Your world aligns. You become more simply and easily aligned and harmonized with the achievement of your desires. You’re able to accomplish and achieve SO much more in far less time. You draw insight, direction, profound wisdom, an indescribable sense of assurance, peace, serenity and "KNOWING" that seems to contradict and go against traditional mainstream rationale and logic.
You enter into the "place" from where all this physical stuff comes from that enables and allows you to become far more productive in your quest to achieve, accomplish and create more of this stuff that so many are chasing and "trying" so hard to acquire...in far greater quantity, with less trying and in far less "time" than you may have previously "perceived" as being possible.
You develop a profound and indescribable depth of understanding...a sense of knowing that can't be described and once again tap into and experience the incredibly rejuvenating assurance of where your "true power" exists, has always existed and is derived from.
You become Whole...complete. You personally experience a sense of assurance, knowing and completion. You begin to "Awaken" from the eyes wide open sleeping slumber that so many are unknowingly and unintentionally choosing to remain so limited by.
Your eyes, heart and mind open. Your awareness expands enabling you to see and get back in touch with where your "True Power" lies and has always been. You awaken. You reconnect and once again recognize the power that you already hold to be, do and have whatever you might choose individually to be, do and have.
I'm well aware of how "busy" the world is. I'm well versed in how most think and perceive that things must be done. I've thought, believed, perceived and done the same.
So I DO know how things can "seem."
But make no mistake...
There’s profound and indescribable power in the silence. Far more power than most understand and as a result less than willing to take the time to enter into, explore, experience and KNOW for themselves.
That’s why to the vast majority, everything remains so fast paced, is such a struggle and most times is perceived as being so chaotic...so "seemingly random"...so stressful...so "out of control."
They simply choose not to BE Still.
That's precisely why so many "unconsciously choose" fear over love, anxiety over calmness, depression over joy, chaos over well being and serenity.
The answer...the "Real Answer" isn't what so many perceive it to be nor is it found where most choose to look. It's not in finding the answer it's enabling and allowing yourself to see, feel and KNOW the answer that most choose not to which is precisely why most "perceive" things to be as they are and experience what they do.
It's simply a matter of choosing something different...doing something different and SEEING what those different choices reveal. It requires nothing more or less than "consciously choosing." It's simply a matter of choosing to become still and entering into the silence where all the answers do, always have and always will exist.
It simply requires a choice to KNOW and SEE them.
You’ll know what it means to settle into and begin to reconnect with the "Unity and Oneness” that is the all too often forgotten and overlooked essence of who and what we truly are...what YOU truly are.
You find yourself. You reconnect with the Wholeness rather than choosing to remain lost in the illusion of "perceived" separation which is the very thing that is creating the seemingly chaotic and unsettling illusion that most “perceive” themselves and the world around them as being helplessly and hopelessly trapped within.
You break the seemingly chaotic and seemingly random cycle that so many unconsciously choose to remain "seemingly trapped" within.
Be Still and you'll KNOW.
When you take the time to just “Be Still” the world stills for you if only for a short time. But that's all that's required. That's where you'll find your peace, serenity, assurance, "KNOWING" and completion that so many are "trying so hard" to find.
That’s where your “true power” lies. In the stillness...in the indescribably profound and rejuvenating space of the silence that defies description.
That’s where the answers that you are chasing around and looking so frantically for in the external world “truly” can be and are found. In the stillness space...in the silence.
It requires a choice to experience it for yourself. It requires YOUR choice.
When you choose to do so, you get back in touch with who and what you truly are and what life is truly about...you KNOW.
You regain and reclaim your power. You re-energize your batteries. You move back into the harmonious flow of life rather than continually attempting to swim hopelessly and helplessly against the current.
Things that you once "perceived" as being hard and requiring excessive struggle become easier.
You begin to recognize in a very personal, profound and powerful way how simple, perfect and profound life and all that it entails is.
Doors open, opportunities flow to you, ideas surface, you draw people, events, conditions and circumstances to you that are in perfect alignment and harmony with fulfilling whatever your heartfelt desires might be.
You begin to understand that all this chasing, all this fast paced and at times frantic “catching up”, all this going against the flow, futilely swimming against the current is far more counter productive to accomplishing whatever it might be that you currently feel should have been and needed to be done "yesterday."
I know the "perceptions" most hold. I know how the vast majority choose to look at and see things. I also know after needlessly doing the same that the answers exist where most choose not to look.
And the reason I "know" is because I found myself there at one point. I also "know" because I consult with many who have experienced the very same as I and so many others have.
I also KNOW that we CAN choose that but we certainly don't HAVE to.
Look within and you'll discover and personally experience what I, so many others and perhaps you have been seeking, looking for, searching for, longing for and overlooked by looking on the outside for so long.
I know because that's where I used to look. I once held those same perceptions myself. I've walked down both paths. I know what it's like. I've taken the long path and I've taken the short path.
There isn't a wrong path. Yet there is a "longer path" that we can choose enabling and allowing the journey to be longer than is necessary.
Becoming still...going within is, from my perspective, without question the short path to wherever it might be that YOU have a desire to go.
Should you make the choice to become still, you'll discover and KNOW for yourself the rejuvenating and revitalizing power that exists within The Silence and your perceptions about your life and your surroundings DO shift.
You'll know in a very personal and profound kind of way what it feels like to regain and reclaim your power.
It's certainly not magic but it can and often does seem like it. Nor does it happen without action but it's a much different form of action than most "perceive" to be necessary and as a result never see the power behind.
It's not without cost but the benefits realized far outweigh the small and insignificant price paid.
Choose to Be Still. Commit daily to entering into the silence...you’ll see. No...you'll "really" SEE and in a way that so many and perhaps you, never have SEEN before.
That; having been there and done that, as many like me have, I DO KNOW.
Try it…just try it...you'll SEE and KNOW and EXPERIENCE for yourself just how real, true and powerful doing so can be. Stop trying, stop fretting, stop struggling, stop being so fearful, anxious, doubtful, tired, worn out, seemingly powerless and...
...Just BE STILL...BE STILL...BE STILL.
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