Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Tom F - in response to my dilemma of needing to go back to work for financial reasons but resisting it because I now know what it’s like not to work, to have time and a personal life, and to be able to do the things I want to do during the day.
A really great Bishop at BYU
Swimming; spider-man workouts; hiking; making myself comfortable where ever I am; doing the things that make me happy; not listening to what people tell me I am or should do or what is, but formulating my own thoughts and beliefs; gratitude prayers; journaling; blogging; getting lots of veggies regularly and eating mostly whole foods; line dancing; Sunday dinner with my parents; time with my sisters; being in nature; Rapids games with friends; watching Glee; time with my friends; and lots of Eric time, too, to just be and rest or do all sorts of things; ATM lessons; continuing education; lots and lots of water; interesting work; getting things done from goals and daily objectives; toastmasters; having something to do in the morning—work is a good one; honest reflection and awareness; a variety of social connecting and support; church talks and community; reading encouraging and interesting books and articles; making decisions quickly to avoid unnecessary stress; saying no; saying yes; expressing myself to others; be where I am and breathing; taking responsibility for me and my life; lots of hugs and kisses; remembering that having fun and seeking pleasure is one of life’s greatest gifts; guiding my thoughts to remember or imagine the good and the possible; reaching out and loving others.
“Oh, but you know, you do not achieve anything without trouble, ever.”
“Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it.”