“Many of us have been… depressed, or angry for so long, and these feelings have become so familiar, that we’ve gotten stuck.” – In God’s Care
This reading hits the mark for me. I used to spend most of my time disappointed in my life, others or myself. Angry and frustrated, I was a chronic blamer. The idea of “Being as happy as we make our minds up to be” seemed absurd. I would think “That’s easy for them to say, they aren’t me and don’t have to deal with what I have to deal with.” The truth is, there are people in way worse situations than I’ve been in who “insist on being happy”. I’ve discovered that if I really want what they have, I must be willing to work for it. That’s why I spend about 2-3 hours each day focusing on gratitide, inviting abundance, filling up my mind with inspiration, putting pen to paper, surrendering to love, practicing acceptance and then sharing it all with others. The result I get — peace of mind and happiness — is well worth the investment of time, because every day, ILML!