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  • Great morning reading this morning, from Joan Borysenko's "Pocketful of Miracles" -

    "As we put the capstone on the month of April, consider that freedom can never be taught, only tasted. Intellectual understanding doesn't amount to any more than yet another way to feed the sense of specialness that is the nature of the insecure ego. Be simple, like Nasrudin, the foolish wise man of many Sufi teaching stories. Investigate freedom for yourself. One day, Nasrudin heard that parrots live for 150 years. "Why should I believe such an outlandish thing?" He wondered. So Nasrudin went out and bought himself a parrot, determined to find the truth for himself."

    That's what I'm talkin' about! She continues -

    "It takes no more time to be mindful than mindless, and mindfulness is the way that you will taste freedom. Commit to doing one activity mindfully every day for the next month, in addition to the other daily practices."

    I'm in!

    I love it when my different morning readings are in synch. From this morning's Science of Mind reading:

    "Living joyfully in the sorrows of the world is only possible when we see beyond the sorrows to the deeper truth. When we do this, we can see the radiance everywhere.

    "This higher perspective brings freedom. When we realize the radiance within, that we are the radiance, we are empowered to see the radiance in every person and every situation without exception. Knowing that this is so empowers us to live life to the fullest and to bring love to every situation we encounter."


    Still In!

    Let freedom ring!
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