SHINE: Resolve by the Spirit — Be the Miracle You Seek!

SHINE … By the Spirit™ with Tonya M. Evans

Be The Miracle You Seek!

© 2012 Tonya M.  Evans

January 26, 2012

“There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~ Albert Einstein

I came across Einstein’s quote above in Mark Nepo’s January 24th entry in The Book of Awakenings. Confession: I read it this morning (1/26) so … yes, I’m a little behind. But since I believe wherever I am that is where I’m supposed to be, I guess my morning meditation time was meant to include this passage and to inspire this lesson.

Mark’s entry titled “Miracle Thinking” got me thinking about … well … miracles. It also challenged me to reflect on our role in creating a life experience filled with the vast richness of wonderment in every moment.

Einstein’s quote is a remix of the age-old question: whether the glass is half full or half empty. The bottom line is that the “glass half full” concept, Einstein’s quote and Mark’s reflection, all make the point that the lens through which we see life has a direct impact on how we experience life.

Imagine seeing everything, and I mean everything as the pure miracle it is. From the dust on the TV to the birth of a baby. From the mundane chores of folding clothes or washing dishes to winning the lottery. From the painful loss of a relationship to the first bud break of an exotic flower in the Amazon that you never even lay eyes on. An outlook like that changes how we move in the world; how we greet each other, how we work, play, relate, commune, eat, rest … and love.

Read more of this post via Wisdom Lesson #6: Having a “miracle mindset” changes everything… literally!.

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One Response

  1. I make sure that when i talk to people that i let them know that miracle happen everyday of our lives and it’s not by chance these things happen.
    I just got into this Book called the way to happiness (common sense guide to a better living) and i showed to my co-workers and they love it and we use that in our everyday life as well.
    With all the stuff that we all go through we need all the positive info we can get to share with everybody we can.They say pass it on to help the next person and i do as much as i can i love to see people happy.
    Tell nexttime my sisters much love to uall and pray for our children future.

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