So, here we are Sunday. Wake up late, have a late breakfast – Lunch aka Brunch, and chill out with family and friends. Take a walk, tackle a DIY project, cut the grass in the garden. Buy the weekend news paper, flowers have a cup of tea/coffee and chill. Prepare for the week a head- may be, some ironing, some meal prepping, food shopping, homework, report writing for work, preparing for training you are giving, or presentation, writing up your year end performance review, journaling your week, or just sleeping in the whole day. Or are you dreading the week ahead, the life, the job, the yuck, the no where – nothing to do feeling. Or are you so drunk from Saturday you won’t surface until may be 3pm this Sunday ?
Sunday is a day for reflection. I find both Saturday and Sundays are my days for reflection, going inside, exploring the dusty corners of the mind, re-invigorating the lost passions for painting, drawing, sketching, gardening and multi tasking ironing to music blasting in the background while you do a little dance not burning the shirt you are ironing! I find it’s my time to prepare , journal, go deep into my world. Sometimes, I am a bundle of tears and pain after which there is light at the end of the tunnel after journaling my mood and pain away.
I get up a little bit later on a Sunday but we are generally up by 7.00 am at the latest. Having breakfast listening to a powerful class held daily by the Brahma Kumaris. I just don’t like to get up to late on any day because I feel like I am wasting the potential of the day.
Sunday is a great day to brain dump the pain, clear space for new things, to be inspired by new readings or re-read something. I think it is so important to re-engage yourself with dreams, aspiration, to uplift yourself with Meditations, songs, books and the word of divine wisdom. I am re-reading a book that I came across may be 7 years ago, as we were being prepared to be made redundant. I love this book, take your life into your own hands, follow your heart, figure out what you want and get into gear and make it happen. I recommend this book to you all to read especially if you feel your are at cross roads, or just like reading, it is a very inspiring book. The book is light and humorous and really practical – I love it and I am sure your will love it. This is a book I own in paper back form – I just love my paper backs, though I read on Kindle – I don’t enjoy as much as paper back. The feeling of holding a book and turning pages.
A few quotes from the book:-
“God is NEVER going to come down from a cloud and Say: “You now have Permission to be Successful!” – You Have to give Yourself Permission” – Andrew Matthews
“What you focus on Expands” – Andrew Matthews
“When you fight life, Life Always Wins. If you want more peace of mind, Stop, labelling everything that happens as “good” or “bad” – Andrew Matthews
Don’t waste your Sunday use it well, Don’t sleep to late, Get up and take action. Monday, won’t feel so bad if you give yourself an uplifting Sunday. Your life, Your choice, Your thoughts and feelings.
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