Well, here we are at the starting line of 2014. Hope you’re packed and ready to go. there will be a carpool leaving at 12:01. Don’t worry there will be plenty of opportunity for solo scenic drives as well. I’m bringing snacks.
When I was younger, resolutions abounded: I will do this…I won’t do that…This was a typical December 31st meditation. I will lose this…I will strive for that…was my springboard into the new year. Like many chronic list makers, those grandiose intentions withered into resentful “shoulds” and turned into dried up guilt. I honestly could not keep track of all of the demands that I was making on my list. Nope, no need to do that any more. It is much simpler now… One question seems to get to the jugular of my life and press positive introspection and action.
1) What activity, persons, opportunities delighted me?
Yep, that’s it. Though a simple question, it causes me to define what delight means to me (at this moment). What or who tickled me to no end and caused me to vibrate with a childlike excitement? What easily dissuaded me from dark thoughts and dark actions? What brought ease to my heart and mind? You get the idea.
What one question do you ask yourself at the start of a new year?
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