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We have preconceived ideas of what we consider opportunities. Unless an opening comes in a recognizable way, we might miss it or be afraid to take a chance. So much keeps us unduly cautious—like fear of failure or a sense of our ineptitude. Lack of imagination or the inability to recognize possibility may block us away from numerous opportunities for growth and new experiences, and we continue to be
locked into the same old, same old...

...M E D I T A T I O N

What if we set out every morning with curiosity,
with the intention to notice
as many opportunities as possible?
Would it not be like reading the world
as a holy book—a Lectio Divina of sorts,
that ancient practice of spiritual reading?
Every day we could be poring over
the unfolding of new and possible worlds...

Taken from Simple ways by Gunilla Norris
Publisher: SPCK - view more
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