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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Is That All There Is - Peggy Lee

Is That All There Is
- Peggy Lee




Sometimes our lives are in deep crisis, and we are in an active struggle to survive. Other times, such as when we are newly in love, life appears near perfection. But much of life occurs between the polar states of pain and joy, and often, when we truly inquire of our inner being, the answer is, "Is that all there is to life?" "Is this all I can expect from life?"

Whenever life is not awful, but occurs as somehow unfulfilling, listen for the small quiet voice within that is whispering, "THIS is your calling. THIS is your purpose. THIS is your reason for being." Be gentle with yourself. You may have shushed that inner whisper for years, so be patient if you don't hear it at once. Begin now to pay attention and begin to listen for that voice.

*** Today's books...
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose
The Purpose Driven® Life

Further reading: Where does your path lead?

Joseph Campbell: Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it.

VISION - the fifth Point of Simply An Inspired Life

What is Honor? Is there a place for Honor today?

3 comments:

  1. Thank you Jonathan. I don't know what else to say except such a refreshing perspective, how wonderful. Peggy Lee and her beautiful way of expressing simply our constant cravings for more.

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  2. Jonathan, not only what you yourself write for all of us to read is much appreciated, but also what you suggest to
    read by others.
    And I just have to tell you, I enjoyed all your yesterday's attached movies on your site. What great added inspiration!
    Thanks for the above Peggy Lee video.
    You did a fine job embelishing it by bringing
    to our attention the "stil small voice".
    Seesee

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  3. Thank you Jonathan, once again you start my day. I'll keep on dancing today no matter what!!! Lorie

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