In our hurry worry world of demanding activity, wouldn't it be wonderful to develop
a method of accomplishing all that we want to effortlessly? I'm not talking
about waving a magic want here. I'm talking about developing a stress-free
consciousness, that allows us to move steadily forward toward the accomplishment
of anything we've chosen to do and to do it efficiently without stress.
I live my very full life that way and I know it's possible. Have you ever poured
water into any vessel? The water flows easily and assumes (without grumbling or
without procrastinating) the shape of that vessel. That's because the water does
not add anything to its nature. If we could learn to simply do our tasks
without grumbling, complaining, procrastinating, comparing our load to another,
we would be as accomplished and powerful as water as it does its natural thing.
If you can picture water falling easily over a cliff, it's both beautiful and
powerful. Like that.
You live in your right now moment. That's all you have in which to accomplish the
most. I would love you to consider dropping by the wayside the things you add to
your right now moment that keep you from the best accomplishment.
If you find yourself angry over something you have to do, wishing you didn't have
to do it, wanting everyone to get out of your way, just stop for a moment and
take a deep breath. Imagine after that fresh air goes into your lungs that you
could stop struggling for just one moment and KNOW there is an effortless
solution to getting the task done without any impediments.
Here are some tips for acting effortlessly:
I don't believe our lives were meant to be difficult. Challenging, maybe, but not
difficult. And the solutions can be as easy as you allow them to be. It gives a
whole new meaning to "going with the flow" don't you think?
"Take a look at your natural river. What are you? Stop playing games with yourself. Where's your river going? Are you riding with
it? Or are you rowing against it? Don't you see that there is no effort if
you're riding with your river?" ~ Frederick (Carl) Frieseke