By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen
Chook Soup for the Soul Christmas Treasury captures the vacation spirit via an intensive tale assortment that demonstrates the humor, profound pleasure, and spiritedness that envelops the vacation season often called Christmas.
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We've all got a little Obi Wan Kenobie in us. Taxi When we learn to give to ourselves so fully that our cup overflows, then we may be called to be of service. Service is not a chore. Service is a privilege. In truth, giving is not just a natural act; it hurts not to give. We see the pain in another, and we want to ease the hurt. We see someone lost, and want to help them find the way. Sometimes our gift is a hug or a kind word or the right bit of information at the right moment. Perhaps it's a smile or a sigh or a laugh.
THE NIGHT BEFORE HIS DEATH There's an awful lot of "all" out there. And there's a lot more "all" to be experienced inside. " Living on this planet has some down-to-earth limitations. First, we can put our body in only one place at a time. Second, there are only 24 hours a day, 365 (or 366) days per year. Third, the human lifetime is only so long (150 years seems to be tops). The limitations become even more severe when we consider the time we spend on maintenance: sleeping, washing, eating--and some of us even have to make money to pay for all that.
There's not a desire or intention we can't fulfill for ourselves, right now. Ironically, once we give fully to ourselves, those symbols just seem to cascade in. Relationships, for example. Whom would you rather be around--a joyful, loving, happy person, or a miserable, needy, unhappy person? Well, so would everyone else. ) When you are genuinely "up" because you are the source of your own "upness," people either do or do not relate to you--and whether they do or not is fine. " The last time I saw him he was walking down Lover's Lane holding his own hand.
Chicken Soup for the Soul Christmas Treasury: Holiday Stories to Warm the Heart by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen