A yogi is one who discovers that the greatest joy and peace of mind is within themselves, they see the exquisiteness of inner silence and their actions are for the good of others, whereas a bhogi is more concerned with their outer appearance, putting themselves first by enjoying and even over-indulging the mind and the senses.
Ships will come and go in the harbor of your mind, but you'll be able to decide which ones to unload. Slowly but surely, you can fashion a mind that is aware of it self and amazed by its complexity and powers of compassion.
I have seen it hundreds of times. Typically people who say "no" to opportunity love to convince you (or themselves?) why it was right for a list of reasons. I am here to say, yes can often be right! Deep down, we know when it is.
I wrote this blog post about work, but I think a lot of it is generally applicable to life.
Putting aside our feelings isn't easy. Rather than trying to bury those feelings, attempt to incorporate positive actions into your daily life that will boost your confidence and silence your negative inner dialogue.
On September 4th the Last Quarter moon will pass in front of one of the brightest stars in the sky, Aldebaran, known as the angry orange eye of Taurus the Bull. Taurus the Bull is hard to miss since it's one of the most visible of all the constellations.
Now, don't get me wrong, having things to look forward to and be excited about is great, but at the same time we are missing being fully present in this moment, right now. At the same time we also put off doing the things that we love because we figure that we have plenty of time.
Change is not something you should be afraid of, or hesitant to put into play as long as the hope for change is that it brings positive results. Change is good, however, change for the sake of change is not ever my goal.
Perhaps Wayne will live on in life's simple joys, such as tender moments, stopped and savored with loved ones. In the deep peace of solitude; in fireplaces, steamy tea cups, good books, and thoughtful days.