Monthly Archives: January 2012
“Always look for rainbows among the darkness.” ~ Shannon Hart Hudnell
During a meditation last year, I was holding one of my favorite quartz crystals. The sun was shining through the window and as I turned the crystal a certain direction, I could see tiny little rainbows throughout it. It confirmed the questions I had about my concerns, and I knew it was a sign that everything was going to be okay.
A rainbow is a spectrum of colors that appears when light shines a certain way. When we hope for something, we have a little light inside of our hearts that keeps our dreams alive. Sometimes our hopes and dreams seem so far off that we cannot fathom their reality. That one shred of light is all it takes to create a spectrum. Keep that rainbow in your heart, because one day it will shine through.
“If you think you have nothing to look forward to, remember that the sun will set and rise again each and every day.” ~ Shannon Hart Hudnell
Have you ever taken a much-needed relaxing vacation that turned out to be one problem after another? Or perhaps you purchased the home or car of your dreams and realized it was a huge mistake?
Sometimes things don’t live up to our expectations. If something isn’t working out for us, then it may be bad timing or it could be the Universe telling us to reevaluate what it is we really want. When things don’t go our way, that doesn’t mean we have nothing to look forward to, because the sun will still set and rise each day.
“Even in the darkness, when you look closely enough you can see a bit of light shining through.” ~ Shannon Hart Hudnell
Have you ever been in a room of complete darkness, but once your eyes adjust you find that you can see? Or perhaps there is a tiny bit of light coming through a crack in a door or a slightly opened curtain exposing moonlight? Sometimes we refuse to see the light, but it’s always there. Look closely.
“Treat every path as the opportunity to an amazing journey.”
~ Shannon Hart Hudnell
In order to get to an open door, we must travel a path. No matter where we go or what we do, there are things in our paths that will happen regardless. Everyone will experience new things, repetitive things, and even things out of the ordinary that will change our lives. Every occurrence in our lives is a part of our journey. Treat it as amazing and embrace it!
“Look for the beauty among the muck.” ~ Shannon Hart Hudnell
We’ve all been in a place that isn’t pretty, either emotionally or in physical reality. Colors are dull, nothing seems to be going right, and the future looks grim. But nothing stays that way forever. (Even cow manure has its benefits!) By changing our way of thinking, we can find great things coming out of the ugly.
“If you find your web is a little broken, it’s okay to start over.”
~ Shannon Hart Hudnell
Have you ever watched a spider weave its web? It’s a fascinating thing to watch. Spiders are quick and accurate, and within minutes they complete this fantastic weave of silk that takes the human hands hours to complete. Most everyone has walked through spider webs by accident. Did we ever stop to wonder how much work the spider must do to repair what we’ve done?
How many times have we worked either on something or towards something and we find ourselves having to start all over again? As frustrating as it may be to do it again, we may find something new or better in the task.