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Disappearing Present – DoWoo #266/365

This is my 100th last blog – meaning I now have….

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Happy Dance!  Can you hear the song…”99 blogs left on the site, 99 blogs left on the site, If I write one more blog on this site, how many are left to be wrote?” 

This constant movement towards something reminds me of what Gregory declared during a conversation he had with Walter this evening – repeated for my benefit so I may “DoWoo” about it.  

“There is no such thing as the present because by the time you think of it, it is the past.” He went on to explain that “there is a lot of past but even more future and very little present.”   It appears our son has been listening to us.  Time is ever evolving. 

Walter counsels that in order to have your best life, you only need to do one thing….make every moment the best it can be. All life is, is a cumulation of individual moments.    We need to make it count. 

How did I make today count? 

Today I started the day drinking coffee (a few sips just so I said I did) whilst sitting in the big comfy leather couch, while my men slept in.  I proceeded to make pancake breakfast once they were up – our last in the house.  We cheered our last Sunday family breakfast here.  

Today I moved forward towards our dream.  It feels good to make each moment in the present count for your most memorable past, charging towards our future.  

How did YOU make today count? 

Share or Not Share? – DoWoo #87/365

Now THIS was the blog I started to write last night when my DoWoo-ing decided to have a mind of its own.  

dream-bigDuring our evening out with these fantastic people last night, I had the pleasure of speaking with a woman who, in a very quick time frame, left me with the feeling I had just met a kind, compassionate and loving soul.  When she spoke about her kids and her relationship, she was witty, direct and heartfelt. We discussed a variety of areas as we got to know each other a bit.

We were discussing dreams and those leaps we take, when we move out of our comfort zone to take our life to the next level towards our dream.  She mentioned not having shared with a part of her family about a particularly large step she and her husband had recently made towards their dream…saying “Why would I share my big dream with small people?”

dream-big-dont-let-small-minds-convince-you-otherwiseThis got me to thinking.  In the Master Key class we speak about having a dream – a clear “Definite Major Purpose” for your life. We write it down, concentrate on it and share it with others. At one point we discuss shouting it from the roof tops (metaphorically speaking) for all to hear so it is “out there”.  This way others know to encourage us to do what we say we are going to do. 

dream-big-miniHowever,  on the flip size is the the other option. Choosing not to share your dream with others who you believe will not understand. Until recently this has been part of my MO (modus operandi) for most of my adult life – choosing who I share my dreams with. It has not been from fear they would not understand: Rather it was my concern they would take this information and concentrate on it in a negative way. IF they did not know about it, they could not have an opinion and therefore would not be able to put any negative energy “out there” about my dream.  However…they would also not be in a position to put any positive energy “out there” with my name on it either!

So what do you think?

A)  Shout your dream from the roof top for everyone to hear;

OR

B) Choose who you share your dream with – leaving out those who
may put a negative twist on it, while limiting your exposure? 

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PLEASE don’t leave without sharing your opinion on this query. Love to hear other’s thoughts! 

Maps versus GPS – DoWoo #53/365

GPS-find-your-business-imageYesterday I was the navigator using the GPS from the airport to our rental house.  Today I chose to do the driving with yesterday’s driver being today’s navigator.   

On the way back to Anaheim this evening I was unable to position myself easily, where I was in relation to where I was departing from and where I was going to.  Many people I know use GPS. Why does it not seem to solidify as well as a map within my brain?

I do not own a GPS and have only used one once prior to this weekend.  I have always used maps. When I review a map, I can see where I am in relation to where I am going.  I pay attention to the streets I am going past and if I get off kilter I review the map I referenced earlier (in my memory) and am able to shift myself getting back on track to my destination.  

mapsMaps give you the entire overview before you leave. GPS are typically set up to inform you of each step as you go.  I’ve been told they can give you the overview – I’ve just never seen anyone use it that way.  

Upon reflection – I liken this to how one chooses to deal with their dreams.  If you have a plan (a map) you now have a clear understanding of where you are in relation to where you are going. Then if you get off track, you reference your final destination within your memory and shift yourself until you are back on track with your destination in front of you.  OR you can just live each day following the immediate instructions being given with a ‘recalculation’ each time you take a wrong turn.  

For me I’m going to stick with map.  I prefer making the recalculations myself.  You? Is your preference:

A) MAP                  or                   B) GPS