Yesterday, it rained. After a few glorious weeks – or was it days 🙂 – of sunshine, the heavens opened, the universe threw some wind into the mix and suddenly it felt like Autumn.
The perfect moment to get on our whinge-mobiles and moan about the weather. But yesterday I had a moment in the rain and enjoyed the smell of the grass and the washing of the path and literally blissed out in the whole nature experience.
Sure there is much concern about climate change, and of course it needs our attention, but I’m not convinced we should spend too much time and energy arguing and fighting about it. What is, is, after all.
And I do hold a belief that the law of attraction will respond to the energy we put out there. I’ve no idea how the climate change will all pan out in the future. I don’t have the scientific background and understanding. But I do know I can do my bit for the environment wherever possible, and I believe that the more often we can enjoy the moment, the more refined and positive our thoughts and feelings are, the more chance we have of securing the planet for ourselves and future generations.
And then I had a sign!
Nick Polizzi of the Sacred Science shared a Sanskrit poem by Kalidasa (4th-5th century AD) that just goes to show this ‘being in the moment’ stuff isn’t a new idea, although maybe we haven’t been listening very carefully for the last few centuries?! Anyway, here it is:
Look to this day,
for it is life, the very breath of life.
In its brief course lie
all the realities of your existence;
the bliss of growth,
the glory of action,
the splendor of beauty.
For yesterday is only a dream,
and tomorrow is but a vision.
But today, well lived,
makes every yesterday a dream of happiness,
and every tomorrow
a vision of hope.
Look well, therefore, to this day.
Enjoy the moment 🙂
P.S. If you feel like a bit of mind-empty-ness instead of mind-full-ness, this is a definite must read. (I would recommend watching some of his videos as well!)
The Power of Now:
A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment: (20th Anniversary Edition) Eckhart Tolle
“Surrender to the present moment, where problems do not exist. It is here we find our joy, are able to embrace our true selves and discover that we are already complete and perfect.”