An Ella Wheeler Wilcox poem:

One ship sails East,
And another West,
By the self-same winds that blow,
Tis the set of the sails
And not the gales,
That tells the way we go.

Like the winds of the sea
Are the waves of time,
As we journey along through life,
Tis the set of the soul,
That determines the goal,
And not the calm or the strife.

Life and circumstances happen. Living powerfully is choosing who we want to be in the face of life’s circumstances. For example, I am committed to love and connection, and many times I’ve lost sight of my soul’s purpose by prioritizing being right. When I mindfully bring myself back in alignment with my soul, I choose what I value most. What is your soul’s goal in this moment? What are you deeply committed to?


Kris Gleason wrote on 23 May

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