We are living in a special time.
Not necessarily one we would have chosen.
Yet, special, nonetheless.
We are privileged to be here now.
We are part of this moment
And each of has a job to do,
Working toward the best time we can imagine.
You are a light-worker.
Each of us are.
You are ever so close.
Stay the course.
Ride the golden light
Connecting to every soul in you meet.
In courage, in love, and in this time.
You know, it’s a funny thing…
When your kindness extends to others
Loves, friends, and strangers
When you treat each with extra-special awareness,
The most amazing things begin to happen.
People in your life - totally different people,
And of course the ones you know,
Treat you the same - extra special.
It always happens.
(Kind of like investing
-only with a sure return!)
Think about how much time you spend thinking about…
- What happened in the past - today, yesterday, many moons ago;
- What MIGHT happen in the future;
- The things you cannot control.
-Keeping your thoughts COMING BACK to this moment.
-Who and how you can love.
-What you can control.
...And watch how everything changes!!
Those thoughts make us happy. Period.
Which makes life better.
Running through the sprinkles of rain.
Chasing down the ice cream truck.
Riding bikes with friends around the neighborhood.
Swinging so high the poles lifted out of the ground.
Catching fireflies. And tadpoles.
No internet. No cell phones.
No social media.
We headed home when the streetlights came on.
Those summers of our childhoods…
How lucky we are to have grown up
Before technology took over the world.
Let’s get our children back to the beguilement of existence.
When you see something beautiful in someone,
It may take a second to say,
But for them, it could last a lifetime.
And you’ll walk away feeling SO happy!!!
Dr Chris Baker
America's most-trusted teacher of orthodontic continuing education, Dr. Chris Baker has practiced and taught for more than 30 years, and is a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools. She is a pediatric dentist, author, blogger, dental practice consultant, and mentor. Dr. Chris is also Past President and Senior Instructor of the American Orthodontic Society. She is based in Texas, USA, but lectures around the world.
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