The Dominoes

Not long ago, I was giving some thought (usually not a great place for me to be…LOL!) to just exactly how easy it is to get from being in a good place in my life, comfortable in my own skin and at perfect peace – to falling down the proverbial rabbit hole.

I’m not sure how the visual came to me, but for those who know me, you know that I tend to “get it” allot quicker when I can create a visual in my head of whatever it is I am trying to understand.  For whatever reason, the image of a row of dominoes came into my head and then it became really easy to quickly “see” how it all really works (at least for me):

  • First I generate negative thoughts…
  • That generates negative feelings & emotions…
  • Which typically generate negative actions…
  • Which always end in negative consequences.

When the clarity of that visual came, I was immediately able to see how the opposite can also be true:

  • When I have positive thoughts…
  • It manifests positive feelings & emotions…
  • Which typically generate positive actions…
  • Which always end in positive results.

The spiritual tools I have at my fingertips each and every day allow me the chance to remain in an attitude of gratitude.  I continue to be grateful for the willingness I have each and every day to do the very best I can – and when I do “misstep,” I can ask for forgiveness, make the amends I need to make, and then pray that God help me do better next time.

Today:  I am perfectly flawed! 🙂