It’s human nature to want life to be easy. And if change is required, we want it to be painless. That’s hardly ever the case. Changes takes work and consistent effort. The sooner we accept this, the better our experience is as we do the important work that’s required for a meaningful and peaceful life. Accept that changes takes effort.
Viktor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning. The theme of the book is that no matter how difficult your life, circumstances have only the meaning we give them. We usually cannot control what comes our way but we always have the choice of how to react. Hint: judging something “good” or “bad” gets you nowhere.
Sedona Illuminate Film Festival. Annual 4 day movie festival featuring about 30 full length films from around the world, each with an uplifting, inspiring or life changing message. Most of the filmmakers, actors, producers are on site to discuss their films with the audience. See, www.illuminatefilmfestival.com.
“Morning Miracle.” A film by Nick Conedera (who is currently living in his van) featured at this year’s Illuminate Film Festival. Hal Elrod has an ambitious goal: To “elevate the consciousness of humanity, one morning at a time.” He gets waylaid, however, when doctors diagnose an aggressive form of cancer and give him a 30 percent chance of surviving. Hal turns that 30 into 100 with his “miracle morning” routine, now a best-selling book of life-changing practices. SAVERS= Silence (meditation or prayer); Affirmations; Visualization; Exercise; Reading and Scribing (journaling).Load Comments