Friday, November 13, 2009

Celebrate With a Positive Attitude !

To celebrate means to finish all trace of the old. We find that whenever there is an occasion, we are full of zeal and enthusiasm for that day. However this doesn't continue for long and we find ourselves getting caught with our old nature. We then give the excuse to ourselves saying, 'this is how I am, and this is my nature' etc. Once we start working with our old nature we cannot be enthusiastic anymore. Each new festival is an occasion for us to finish something of the old. We only need to take a determined thought to remove something of our old nature. We no longer need to give excuses, but make the firm promise to ourselves to transform. Our zeal and enthusiasm will then never lessen and we will continue to celebrate with constant enthusiasm.

~ Brahma Kumaris, Mt Abu.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Bring About A Positive Transformation !

The one who has the power of realisation is the one who can bring transformation. When something goes wrong we immediately begin to look for excuses why that mistake happened. This finishes our power of realisation and we will not be able to recognise our own mistake. Then we will not be able to work at improving ourselves and we will not be able to bring any transformation. Instead of looking for excuses for what happened, we need to take the opportunity to check within ourselves and see our own mistake. When we recognise our mistake, however small it may be, we will be able to work on it. Only when we are able to realize our own mistake, will we be able to bring about transformation in ourselves.

~ Brahma Kumaris, Mt Abu.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Spread The Power Of Our Positive Feelings To Others !

With benevolent feelings and good wishes we can free people from worrying. When we come across someone who is faced with a difficult situation because of which he is worrying, we too usually tend to think about it. Instead of helping the other person to be free from worrying, we too begin to worry. This doesn't help either of us in anyway but only adds to the negativity of the situation. We need to develop such benevolent feelings for the ones who are going through the situation that the power of our positive feelings will spread to them too. It will act like the light of the lamp, which helps to dispel the darkness around. Only when there is positivity in the mind will they be able to think of some solution.

~ Brahma Kumaris, Mt Abu.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Speak At The Right Time !

Where there is honesty there is flexibility. When someone challenges the truth of what we are saying we generally tend to argue and prove our point in order to prove ourselves right. When we argue in this way, it only shows our own stubbornness and doesn't help in anyway to reveal the truth. Where silence doesn't help in revealing the truth, argument never will because the other person is not in a position to listen to us at that moment. We need to realise the fact that when the other person is not able to recognise the truth, our arguing will not help in any way. When the truth is with us we need not argue but we only need to wait for the right opportunity to tell what we have to say. When we try to tell when the other person is not in a position to listen to us, it only reveals our lack of flexibility.

~ Brahma Kumaris, Mt Abu.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Become A Source Of Support For Others !

Recognising our own uniqueness makes us a support for others. We can never be a source of support for others unless we are strong and stable. But usually our own wellbeing is dependent on others and their opinion of ours. As a result we make others our support, which is not always reliable. This also makes us miss out on our self - support. Instead of looking out for support from others, we need to turn within and see what speciality within us can get us out of the situation. It is essential to recognize and make use of our speciality. Then we will never expect support from others but will become a source of support for those around us.

~ Brahma Kumaris, Mt Abu.