January 19: “Joy: Learning Life’s Lessons with a Light Heart”

075 “Many of us unconsciously create dramas in our minds, expecting the worst from a situation only to have our expectations become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”  Sarah Ban Breathnach

Are you creating self-fulfilling prophecies with the dramas in your mind?  It is so easy to do, isn’t it?  I highly recommend Dr. Wayne Dyer’s book, Wishes Fulfilled – Mastering the Art of Manifesting.  Dr. Dyer practices what he preaches – he was diagnosed with incurable cancer which “inexplicably” disappeared.  His doctors can’t explain it, but he can!  Wouldn’t you rather create a positive self-fulfilling prophecy, like he did?

“Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy.”  SBB

Living in the present is not so easy.  We in our culture are not wired that way.  Even we Christians, who know we are not supposed to worry but should trust God, struggle with it.  We spend many a sleepless night filling our heads with what if scenarios.

Here is the bottom line:  worrying about a situation will not change the outcome.  It will only rob you of your present joy.

“You’ll discover, much to your amazement and delight, that such blessings have been waiting patiently for you to claim them all along.”  SBB

Give it a try – stop worrying and expect the best, and see what happens.  What have you got to lose?