Contributor: Mollie Player, author of several New Thought books including You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends.
Recently, my husband and I took a trip to Mexico. It was last-minute, and not all that well-planned, and I must admit that the first couple of days weren’t that great.
We wanted to be having fun. We tried to have fun. But things just weren’t going our way.
First, there were the prices. Everything was higher than we’d remembered. Then, there was the lack of air conditioning and the considerable mosquito problem in the small towns we’d chosen to stay in (a town that, incidentally, came highly recommended).
So, during one hot evening and long wakeful night, I repeated an affirmation a couple of times. It was this:
“Our vacation is relaxing, enjoyable and affordable.”
The next day, I woke up in a much more positive frame of mind. After breakfast Dave and I went online and found a great deal on a hotel in a different town by emailing the owner. When we got there, the place (Cozumel) was exactly what we were looking for and everything was more affordable as well. We stayed there for the rest of the trip, enjoying the awesome swimming, snorkeling and food without going over our budget.
Inspiration from the other side.
You’ve been on the spiritual path for a good while now. You’ve read the books. Maybe even met a guru or two. Sometimes, though, you need a different kind of inspiration. Inspiration from someone who knows how hard this inner peace stuff really is.
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