~**~ Examine carefully how much of your life energy is used in pursuit of what you don't want or need.
Practice one day at a time, the idea of saying no to more. A very emphatic " No, I will not pursue that item. "
In place of pursuing more-is-better, spend time playing with your son or daughter, or even your grandchildren.
Read something that feeds your soul instead of chasing after another object. Go for a long walk along the
river-front rather than spend time trying to get ahead.
~**~ As you release the energy you previously applied to pursuing more, you free yourself up inside to
experience the joy of Being rather than the drudgery of always doing. This is freedom, the ability to choose
to Be rather than to accumulate. You will discover, as you practice simplifying, that many items that you
previously chased after, including money, will begin to show up in your life without pursuing them.
This is one of the great ironies of life. Less is more !
GIVE YOURSELF REGULAR MOMENTS OF SILENT CONTEMPLATION
~**~ Treat these moments as absolutely essential in your daily routine. The practice of meditation or
silent prayer will get you back in touch with God or your Divinity within. As Mikhael Aivanhov put it in
The Mystery of Light,
" Wherever there are no limits, where Infinity and Eternity and Immortality exist, that is where God is. "
~**~ These moments of contemplation remove you from the idea that you have to have more.
You will come to know that everything that you need for a peaceful, blissful, loving life, you already possess,
and this awareness will pervade all of your daily life practice.
Practice saying, " I pass. " When you start to feel the pressure to go after more, just say the words " I pass. "
It is freeing to let the pressure for more subside with these simple words. After saying this a few times you
will feel an inner freedom. This inner space is available for your higher spiritual self. ~**~
Your Sacred Self ~