Friday, August 23, 2013

Life Under Our Noses

What we need to learn is how to embrace the life we have. It is an extraordinary life, and it is a life worth living regardless of our plight in life or whatever comes our way. It does not matter if you're a Wall Street day trader or a waitress, life can have meaning simply because you are living it. Each day presents itself with opportunities to experience life and every moment is wrought with life. It is when we learn to enjoy those moments that our lives will become meaningful. Too often we do not realize that we interact with life on a daily basis albeit through 
our activities or the people we meet, instead we waste our days away waiting for that big adventurous event to occur. What we do not realize is that those big adventurous events are only meaningful because of the people we interact with along the way. You see, we really should learn to slow down for people because they are the one's who make our moments beautifully meaningful. Unless we pay attention, we can easily overlook meaningful moments in our lives and miss life as it unfolds before us. When we begin seeing life as nothing short of extraordinary, and every moment is wrought with potential, we will soon discover our meaning in life. In order to genuinely discover our own meaning in life we need nothing more than to embrace the life we have and quit chasing someone else's. So often we find ourselves chasing someone else's dream. It's true. We dream of having their dreamy rich lifestyle and desire their extravagant possessions thinking all the while life will be meaningful if we just can just obtain what they have. This is nothing short of a pipe dream that will always leave you dissatisfied and unfulfilled in life. The Dalai Lama once said, "When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, 'Oh yes, I already have everything that I really need.'" When you come to the point of embracing your life you activate something within yourself and you can begin enjoying your life along with discovering your meaning. 

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