Wake up calls

Have you had your wake up call today? Sometimes we get wake up calls when major life events happen to us. Sometimes little things conspire happen to make us become aware of what’s really the truth. Maybe it’s something we read, something we see, something we hear. Be alert. Listen. Do you see it? Do you hear it? What’s it telling you?

The fast and easy way vs. slow and hard

Maybe not what you’re thinking…but fast and easy isn’t always good. I’ve had some hard things happen in my life…and that has motivated me to put a lot of effort into avoiding the hard things. Now there’s nothing wrong with taking care of yourself. But hard is part of life, part of the risk of being fully alive.

I’m always looking for those shortcuts to save time and have that comfortable life I thought I wanted. I’ve learned: There is such a thing as too much time and not enough to do. If it’s something that takes too much effort I haven’t tackled it. Maybe it’s time now to stretch a little bit more.

Reality check…Ring, ring: CraigHarper.com

Then you start looking around for meaningful activities…something useful to do with your life. But how can little old me make the world a better place? In my obituary, they might say “She sure did read a lot of good books and watched some great tv and movies.” Oh, boy. Is my snoring waking you up? Not likely.

Ring, ring:

Ring, ring: The book “The Secret”…haven’t seen the DVD yet, but did see it discussed on Oprah. I’m not completely sure what I think of the Law of Attraction…which is probably why it hasn’t worked too well for me. I’ve read before about the connection between our thoughts, feelings, and actions…but this is a different way of thinking about the connection, where a powerful energy is generated by all three working together.

Ring, ring: The song “Wise Up” sung by Aimee Mann from the Magnolia soundtrack (also Jerry Maguire) says…it’s not going to stop til you wise up. Are you unhappy? Why?

  • “Your life is the result of the choices you have made.” -Brian Tracy
  • We do not have to be defined by our past…Dr. Phil McGraw
  • “Wake up, Neo” -The Matrix

Ring, ring. Are you going to answer the call?

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