I ran across this in my blogosphere travels this afternoon. Balance is a theme that runs through my fantasy works so the title of this post grabbed my attention. I clicked and read a much needed reminder to be mindful of my thoughts lest negativity creep in and undermine my goals. Since I found this post uplifting as well as informative, I thought I’d share it with you in case you needed a reminder too.
“What is joy without sorrow? what is success without failure? what is a win without a loss? what is health without illness? you have to experience each if you are to appreciate the other. there is always going to be suffering. it’s how you look at your suffering, how you deal with it, that will define you.”
― Mark Twain
Life begs for balance, both outward and inward. We see the proof of this in the natural world, in the wild kingdoms and in our own sacred spaces. We watch the animals migrate and move with the seasons, we watch as the flora responds to climate and we watch as the waters and winds change, complimenting the heat of the sun.
Little do we consciously attune to our own inner shifting, to maintaining our own spiritual balance.
And so we should..
In a mindful lesson we can learn that a…
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