When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. – Helen Keller
These wise words are a good reminder that when a “good thing” ends, the next good thing is waiting for us. So don’t be sad, be happy for what is to come!
A few weeks ago, we read a blog post about Alan Watts. And we had “tried” committing his name to memory at the time, thinking that we would like to read his books.
As we are currently travelling, our minds are clearly so relaxed that his name completely slipped our minds.
Just the other day, David asked Le “What was that author’s name again?”
And we both could NOT remember.
Today we logged onto Facebook and a friend of ours had shared a link to an article worth reading about Alan Watts!
How about that?? The Laws of Attraction?? So this is proof that there are more then just coincidences in life! Maybe we do have the power to send out the messages and attract what it is we are looking for…. Happiness and positivity included!
Anyway, Alan Watts is definitely an author we would like to add to our reading list.
Here is a quote from his book “Become What You Are“.
“Life exists only at this very moment, and in this moment it is infinite and eternal. For the present moment is infinitely small; before we can measure it, it has gone, and yet it exists forever. . . . You may believe yourself out of harmony with life and its eternal Now; but you cannot be, for you are life and exist Now.”
Today we drove past Ariana Park in Geneva and saw a statue of Mahatma Gandhi.
Here are some of his rather memorable quotes that will help keep us on track with the project!
Hope you find them as enlightening and enriching as we do:
“A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.”
“There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.”
“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”
“Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.”
So remember to slow down and enjoy your day.
It is only as good or as great as you make it to be!