Brings You Clarity With Spiritual Phone Readings, Spiritual Classes, eBooks

Posts tagged ‘routine’

Do You Put Things Off?

Too many people put off something that brings them joy just because they haven’t thought about it, don’t have it on their schedule, didn’t know it was coming or are too rigid to depart from their routine.

I got to thinking one day about all those women on the Titanic who passed up dessert at dinner that fateful night in an effort to cut back. From then on, I’ve tried to be a little more flexible.

How many women out there will eat at home because their husband didn’t suggest going out to dinner until after something had been thawed? Does the word “refrigeration” mean nothing to you?

How often have your kids dropped in to talk and sat in silence while you watched Jeopardy on television?

Because Americans cram so much into their lives, we tend to schedule our headaches.

We live on a sparse diet of promises we make to ourselves when all the conditions are perfect.

We’ll go back and visit the grandparents when we get Stevie toilet-trained.

We’ll entertain-when we replace the living room carpet. We’ll go on a second honeymoon when we get two more kids out of college.

Life has a way of accelerating, as we get older. The days get shorter, and the list of promises to ourselves gets longer.

One morning, we awaken, and all we have to show for our lives is a litany of “I’m going to,” “I plan on “and “Someday, when things are settled down a bit.”

When anyone calls my ‘seize the moment’ friend, she is open to adventure and available for trips. She keeps an open mind on new ideas.

Her enthusiasm for life is contagious. You talk with her for five minutes, and you’re ready to trade your bad feet for a pair of Roller blades and skip an elevator for a bungee cord.

Now…go on and have a nice day. Do something you WANT to……not something on your SHOULD DO list.

If you were going to die soon and had only one phone
call you could make, who would you call and what would
you say? And why are you waiting?
Have you ever watched kids playing on a merry go round?
Listened to the rain lapping on the ground?
Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight?
Gazed at the sun into the fading night?
You better slow down. Don’t dance so fast.
Time is short. The music won’t last.

Do you run through each day on the fly?

When you ask, “How are you?” Do you hear the reply?

When the day is done, Do you lie in your bed with the
next hundred chores running through your head?

Ever told your child, we’ll do it tomorrow,
And in your haste, not see his sorrow?

Ever lost touch? Let a good friendship die?
Just call to say “Hi”?

You’d better slow down. Don’t dance so fast.
Time is short. The music won’t last.
When you run so fast to get somewhere,
you miss half the fun of getting there.

When you worry and hurry through your day, It is like
an unopened gift….Thrown away… Life is not a race.
Take it slower. Hear the music before the song is over.

Advertisements

Tag Cloud