75 Questions: Day 34

(Prize alert)

There are 75 days before the glorious start of a new Gregorian calendar year. So, for the next 41 days (Monday – Sunday) the blog postings will ask you one question. That question may inspire you, it may perplex you, it may anger you, or it may tickle you.  It’s about the real in you. The intent of the 75 questions is to probe, to prompt a reaction, to get you to stretch, to press beyond tradition or boundaries, to think broader, to give, and then give a thoughtful answer to the question.

The overall intent of the 75 questions is to capture change. The questions are to be a catalyst for inner change that leaves you feeling more, dynamic, powerful, intrigued, and authentic. When these emotions are opened up within you (they already exist), you change and your world changes and the whole world changes with you.

Post your answers, you will get a response to your replies and we will use these 75 questions to lift life as the year 2017 begins. My gift to one reader who posts a response today is an autographed copy of my book Climb Every Obstacle: Eliminate Your Limits!

Question 34: What will you give today?

75 Questions: Day 19

Can you believe it.

There are 75 days before the start of a new Gregorian calendar year. So, for the next 56 days (Monday – Sunday) the blog postings will ask you one question. That question may inspire you, it may perplex you, it may anger you, or it may tickle you.  I promise not to spook you. The whole thrust of the 75 questions is to prompt a reaction and honest answer to the probe.

The clear intent of the 75 questions is to capture change. The questions are to be a catalyst for inner change that leaves you feeling more dynamic, powerful, intrigued, and authentic. When these salient emotions are opened up within you (they already exist), you change and your world changes and the whole world changes with you.

Post your answers, you will get a response to your replies and we will use these 75 questions to lift life as the year 2017 begins.

Question 19:  How are you serving?

75 Questions: Day 6

There are 75 days before the start of a new Gregorian calendar year. So, for the next 69 days (Monday – Sunday) the blog postings will ask one question. That question may inspire you, it may perplex you, it may anger you, or it may tickle you. The whole thrust of the 75 questions is to prompt a reaction and honest answer to the probe.

The fundamental intent of the 75 questions is to capture change.  Each question should be a catalyst for inner change that leaves you feeling more dynamic, powerful, intrigued, and authentic. When these emotions are opened up within you (they already exist), you change and your world changes and the whole world changes with you.

Post your answers, you will get a response to your replies and we will use these 75 questions to lift life as the year 2017 begins.

How do you serve others?

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Monday Miracle: Service

Serve from the heart

                               Serve from your heart

 

“Faith is the magnet which draws the confirmation of the Merciful One.  Service is the magnet which attracts the heavenly strength.” ~Abdu’l-Baha

Opening up your heart to serve others allows you to experience a greater feeling of gracious thoughtfulness.  When you decide to interact with others today through the mindfulness of service, you extend the heart-shake of good will.

Service to and mindfulness about others around you could be as simple as expressing your appreciation to other, sharing your talent for a project or purpose, extending well wishes that contribute to their happiness. Service may also mean that you give a monetary charitable gift or that you may want to accept a larger load of responsibility so that someone else can take a break.

The intrinsic beauty of service is that it helps you expand your feelings of love for others and it allows you to experience a connection that transcends tradition or the bounds of societal norms.  Abandon superstition, materialism, selfishness, or the intellect which leads you to ignore opportunities for service. Instead, experience a pure consciousness of love, the alpha of which is service.

In generosity and helping others, be like a river. In compassion and grace, be like the sun.” ~Melvana Celaeddin-i-Rumi

Magnetize your life today; serve others with a heart of love.  Be a river, be a sun.