We know in our hearts that what was meant for our harm will always be used in our favor. And so, when evil-doers perpetrate unspeakable crimes against us, this is actually what they do, not to us, but to themselves
To that man in the grey truck, you proved to me that the spirit of "random acts of kindness" was still alive and well, and I want you to know that simple cup of coffee instantly unraveled that ball of stress I had already wound myself up into that morning.
Ask yourself what accomplishments in your life would give you the most spiritual satisfaction. Use your answers as a guidepost each day to ensure that you give your best to achieve these personal aspirations in your life.
I believe that doubt is the No. 1 killer of the human spirit. And it is imperative that we see it and address it and shake it loose. With fear, you can still feel the adrenaline and get the energy to overcome it, but doubt can paralyze you and you don't even feel it.
So next week or next month, marathoners from London to New York will run for themselves, for each other, for the victims of this tragedy and for the human spirit. Why do people run marathons? Because they can. No matter what.
Grab hold of the inner thread that connects you to your heart, to the source of your being, to your anchor. It is at this point that you must get back to your gratitude, take some time to pause and start to think of all of the things you are grateful for.
There comes a point when we must decide what our endgame is going to be, personally and for the planet. To me, the only one that makes any sense is love. It's how we have to define ourselves beyond all other criteria. This will ensure the health and abundance for all.
The wealth in this world is truly astonishing. Not the glittering wealth of possessions, fast cars, luxury yachts, fashion statements. It is the wealth in each one of us ordinary human beings that is extraordinary, unfathomable and profoundly capable of righting the wrongs we meet.
Have you ever suffered from tension in the shoulders? Do you think others around you should do things differently - be more understanding or forgiving; be a better leader, fairer, wiser, more inspirational?
Your sense of status, place in life and well-being may have come to depend upon a level of income and expenditure. Expectations dashed, disappointment and financial loss can make for deep-seated misery.