Saturday, August 27, 2005

Life is a theater


Invite your audience carefully.

Not everyone is healthy enough to have a front row seat in our lives.

There are some people in your life that need to be loved from a distance. It is amazing what you can accomplish when you let go of, or at least minimize your time with, draining, negative, incompatible,not-going-anywhere relationships or friendships.

Observe the relationships around you. Pay attention.

Which ones LIFT and which ones lean?

Which ones ENCOURAGE and which ones discourage?

Which ones are on a path of growth UPHILL and which ones are going downhill?

When you leave certain people do you feel BETTER or feel worse?

Which ones always have drama or don't really understand, know orappreciate you?

The more you seek quality, respect, growth, peace of mind, love and truth in the front row and who should be moved to the balcony of your life.

As Shakespeare puts it best in his play “As You Like It” (Act II, SceneVII) :~

"All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages."

Remember that the people we hang around with will have an impact on both our lives and our income.

And so we must be careful to choose the people we hang out with, as well as the information with which we feed our minds.

We should not share our dreams with negative people, nor feed our dreams with negative thoughts.

It's your choice and your life.

It's up to you who and what you want to let in.

Maybe the question to ask is : "If I cannot change the people around me, then can I change the people that I am around with?'