Catrien Ross on Doing Just for Today What You Can Do in the Precious, Amazing, Once-Only Now

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 - 4 Comments

Catrien Ross Blog Post Just for Today

Just for today:

Don’t be cynical or fed up.

The world doesn’t need your cynicism.

It needs your engaged attention and sense of wonder.

So do what you can do, no matter how small, to bring light to your situation.
Just for today:

Don’t be timid.

The world doesn’t need your cowardice and excuses.

It needs your warrior aspect and compassionate courage.

So be brave in keeping your word and facing your commitments.
Just for today:

Don’t grumble and grouse.

The world doesn’t need your complaints and criticism.

It needs your sense of gratitude and astonished heart.

So step into the power of the moment and delight in the magic that moves.
Just for today:

Don’t be hard on others.

The world doesn’t need your harshness and judgment.

It needs your kindness and loving acceptance of imperfection.

So appreciate those around you and say thank you to everyone.
Just for today:

Don’t give in to your uncertainties.

The world doesn’t need your mess and confusion.

It needs your clarity and honest evaluation of who and what you are.

So clean up your conflicting values and become authentic in action.
Just for today:

Don’t shut yourself indoors.

The world doesn’t need your disconnection from Nature.

It needs your awareness this wonderful Earth supports you and sustains you.

So reawaken your connection with the sky, the wind, a bird, a tree, a leaf, a flower.
Just for today:

Don’t demand all the answers.

The world doesn’t need your arrogance.

It needs your willingness to dare your own journey of discovery.

So accept whatever unfolds and celebrate that life is a mystery.
Just for today:

Don’t be afraid to be yourself as you are.

The world doesn’t need your shyness and hesitation.

It needs the unique vibration only you can share.

So sound your own note and add to the creative harmony of all there is.
Just for today.

Enjoy more inspirational insights in this new ebook by Catrien Ross. 36 Musings at Mount Fuji is a 36-chapter collection of love and loss lessons in Japan paired with all 36 Views of Mount Fuji by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849).
36 Musings at Mount Fuji by Catrien Ross

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4 Responses to “Catrien Ross on Doing Just for Today What You Can Do in the Precious, Amazing, Once-Only Now”

  1. Allison Ewoldt says:

    What a timely message for these especially trying times, Catrien. Thank you for sharing these positive and powerful insights that have the potential to make a real difference for individuals as well as our communities and the planet we all call home. I am taking them to heart.

    • Catrien Ross says:

      Allison, what a joy to see you here! Thank you for your thoughtful response. There’s a lot of generous space in that heart of yours, so your taking my words to heart is a sure way to encourage expansion and positive vibrations. Thank you so much. ~ Catrien Ross at the foot of Mount Fuji.

  2. Liara Covert says:

    Love that you invite your readers to step back and get comfortable observing the meanderings of the mind and sitting with uncertainty. We always have the choice to feel blessed and find new blessings where we are.

    • Catrien Ross says:

      Liara: A very Happy New Year to you! Thank you for visiting again at the start of 2019. Your comment underscored a very important insight – that we always have the choice as to how we respond. It is so lovely to hear from you, where you are.

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