Summer 2k14

Everyday of this summer  I remind myself of a few things.

  • Think Less, feel more.
  • Frown Less, smile more.
  • Talk Less, Listen More.
  • Judge Less, Accept more.
  • Watch Less, do more.
  • Complain Less, Appreciate more.
  • Fear Less, Love more. 

I read those phrases while scrolling through Instagram and immediately was stopped in my tracks. Not admitting to be a victim of all the negative aspects, however, I know I’ve have my moments. The main one that jumped out to me was “Talk Less, and Listen more. Where was this a a few months ago when I was caught in a situation of having to put my foot in my mouth.

I grew up talking….ALOT. Always the first to speak, answer questions, say a joke or just being heard. Though, at times its perfectly fine there are also those times where is increasingly wrong and problematic. I was humbled at a time where I needed it the most. It has always been difficult for me to be “checked” or confronted by anyone besides my Creator. He or She doesn’t sleep.

In due time, I realized that I can learn a lot through observation. I can’t count the times where I missed out on something vital because I was busy talking. I Believe I’m better now.

 

“Be like a photograph, develop from the negatives.” –Somebody 

Peace!

 

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