I just think this perspective is fantastic. Perhaps it is because I can relate or maybe it is the yearning for a positive way to view the circumstances that envelope my life and where I am at in my journey.
Just yesterday I was having a conversation with a good friend of mine and we were discussing how when our lives seem to be at rest it is easy to feel good and imagine how you would like to deal with future stress, but it is easy to lose sight of that when we are actually faced with stressful circumstances. Perhaps if we put our focus (no pun intended) on keeping our “inner lens” clear and focused, we will do better at remaining calm and centered at times when normally we would find ourselves fighting through, really struggling through our days.
We must understand that we perceive ourselves and the world through a lens of our beliefs and the way we think and feel. Our lens isn’t right, but nor is it wrong. It’s a creation. So what really matters is ‘‘is our lens serving us or not?’’. What’s interesting is that by changing and clearing our lens, we change the way we think and feel about ourselves and the world, and subsequently, we change the way we perceive ourselves and the world. So remember you don’t need anything externally to change in order for you to have the inner freedom that you are craving for. The only work you have to do is on your lens. Remember it is your lens (the way you think and feel about every subject in your life) that your world is a reflection of. If you can change your lens, you change your…
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