“Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.” ~Leo Tolstoy
This goes beyond meditation, it’s an exercise in opening your heart to all that is. If you knew this would be your last day, would you waste time worrying about everything you might not finish on your to-do list? Would you spend your last precious moments dwelling on a minor setback? Would you hold a grudge about that fight or misunderstanding? Or would you take time today to tell the people who are close that you love them?
If you knew this would be your last day, would you be hard on yourself for your mistakes, imperfections, or struggles? Would you make a point, or make a difference? Would you do something, or say something that you’ve been waiting to do or say? Would you listen to people with a stronger focus, taking in every last word? Would you say yes to what you really want and no to what you don’t? Would you give yourself every opportunity to enjoy the people and things you love? Would you look at life with a new sense of appreciation?
Take a deep breath, close your eyes, and then see this day brand new as if this is the first day of the rest of your life. Think about a happy baby who first experiences life. Wipe the slate clean. Allow a healing light energy to take the pressure off. Open your heart. Release and let go. All is well. Put a smile on. Today is a new opportunity to be you in love and gratitude! (Photo from my niece Jaime with love!)
Wishing you peace!