Week 4 – 100%

Week 4   –  100%

100 %  Now what does that actually entail?  And I ponder on this…..  meanwhile the old blueprint jumps in and out and tries to make me believe ‘I’m too busy’  “I’m to tired’  ” I’ve got to much to do”  But I push through, I fall back and get up to push forward once again,   this will be a new life, all things will be better?   I keep reminding myself that I’m so fortunate to be getting a “key to a better life”  I remember to have gratitude, lots of it, towards everything …. it feels good to be grateful.

And once again, this student must be ready, for the teacher appears once more – in the form of an email, it fits with this 100% and more that I’m committing to and experiencing first hand.  MKMMA  Predominant thought

Do it with your whole heart (Or don’t do it!)

“The most self-defeating thing you can do is to take action with divided intention. If you are doing something while resisting, resenting, or complaining about it, you are ripping yourself off, along with everyone else involved. Nothing is more annoying than someone doing something and kvetching and whining as they do it. Either do something with a whole heart or don’t do it. If you agree to do something, then really do it. If you don’t agree to do it, then really don’t do it. Be total.”

—Alan Cohen from Enough Already

Love that.

“Either do something with a whole heart or don’t do it. If you agree to do something, then really do it. If you don’t agree to do it, then really don’t do it. Be total.”

Reminds me of the Buddha, Seneca and Osho.

Buddha tells us: “If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart.”

While Seneca advises us: “There is nothing the wise man does reluctantly.”

And Walter Russell puts it brilliantly: “There should be no distasteful tasks in one’s life. If you just hate to do a thing, that hatred for it develops body-destructive toxins, and you become fatigued very soon. You must love anything you must do. Do it not only cheerfully, but also lovingly and the very best way you know how. That love of the work which you must do anyhow will vitalize your body and keep you from fatigue.”

He adds: “A menial task which must be mine, that shall I glorify and make an art of it.”

Osho goes off on the importance of being total in his Book of Understanding (see Notes). He tells us: “I don’t teach the middle way, I teach the total way. Then a balance comes of its own accord, and then that balance has tremendous beauty and grace. You have not forced it, it has simply come. By moving gracefully to the left, to the right, in the middle, slowly a balance comes to you because you remain so unidentified.”

Plus: “When you are total, it is good; and when you are divided, it is evil. Divided you suffer; united, you dance, you sing, you celebrate.”

Got something to do?

Do it or don’t do it.

But if you’re going to do it, do it with ALL your heart!! 🙂

Brian Johnson

 

And I realize that I must, I can, I will  stay the course, I will give 100% plus and my life will be better and I will be a better person for it…………  there is no doubt in my mind.

so I push on and I start seeing the small successes of my efforts.    Im so grateful for the lessons I’m learning .

 

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