Originally posted by SonoftheSun
Wanna Talk About A Real Conspiracy?
When was the last time you stopped stressing, sat down, and truly enjoyed a sunset ?
When was the last time you stopped running, just to feel the soft wind on your skin ?
When was the last time you stopped arguing and just sat outside, only to feel the sun kiss your face ?
When was the last time you stopped calculating and went out to breathe the scent of nature ?
When was the last time, instead of planning where to spend, you actually spent...quality time with your loved ones ?
[color=gold]Do tell me...when was the last time you felt alive ??
Hello ATS Friends,
Isn’t that the biggest conspiracy of all times ??
How easily we forget that time flies by very, very fast.
Many of us do find that it even flies faster than ever before. It doesn’t. But we have traded what we feel is important for values that eat us alive. And so we run. While we become active members of our society, we tend to forget that our human nature is much more than that. We thrive for success and excellence. We do our best to make a superior living. We study hard, we work hard, we marry, we raise kids, we run here, we run there, we are ecstatic that we are doing so well...
Then, one day, we wake up, look into the mirror and wonder where all these white hair came from !! What happened?? How did it go so fast ??
You see, out of billions of people that have lived over a period of hundreds of thousands of years, we get lucky if we get to be eighty one day... That, my friends, is a wink of an eye...
Oh, we give ourselves good excuses to follow the established pattern... heck, everybody follows the stream and there is just no other choice. We become short of breath as we age but we keep running.
Don’t get me wrong. It is normal to study, normal to work, normal to plan. It is a joy to marry, to raise a family, to do the best we can, with what we have.
But NOT at the cost of everything else.
Our purpose here, in Life, is to live. To feel Life. To appreciate it. To be grateful for it. To realize that we have been given the greatest gift of all...which is Life.
Our human nature is to live and to love. We were BORN for that. But we forget...
So we start overdoing everything. We overwork, we overeat, we overtake many goals...we’re dead tired but hey...that’s life. No it isn’t.
Life is a Masterpiece ! The Greatest Creation of All ! An Amazing Fest ! Just try to remember...
Sometimes, we think we hate Life. But it isn’t Life we hate, when you really stop thinking about it. It’s the way we live that we hate. How we made choices that have led us to believe that Life is a waste. How we have put values on proprietorship of things instead of values on the beauty of Life itself. How we have learned to not enjoy it anymore, simply because we haven’t stopped here and there for a while and just see, hear, listen, feel to what Life has given us...for free...
To be has never been the equal synonym of to have.
And You Are.
It is said that God has created us to his image. The best image of God is out there. In the clouds, performing everchanging art. In the forests where life abounds. In the rivers and lakes where serenity speaks. In the wind that caresses your skin. In the sun that kisses you with warmth.
It’s all there. For us to remember...
So today...for a change...just try to remember...
It is your human heritage.
Cost nothing and is worth more than anything anyone else will ever sell you.
Originally posted by butcherguy
It does take more than being out there in nature, I will tell you that. I say that because I have been out there with someone that got bored out in the woods. BORED.
I do not understand how anyone can get bored out in the woods with so many things to see, hear, feel and otherwise absorb.
Increasingly(for the past few years but especially now) i've been feeling very in tune with the universe and energy of everything and it makes me almost euphoric, perhaps others have been feeling this way lately? It feels like there are big things coming, good things.