Begin By Moving the G … a time for being and a time to begin

Standard

“There is a time for being and a time to begin.” S. Kim Henson

“If you’re trying hard and not making any progress, quit trying. Quit trying and start being,” said Linda, our Pilates instructor, reading from a meditation by Ralph Marston.

Two weeks earlier she read one about doing.

“Start now what you hope to accomplish and take small steps in that direction.”

Both meditations resonated.

And both left me wondering, do I sit still or do I start?

Or is there a way to rearrange my responsibilities, just like reordering the letters of the two words, so I have time for both … a time for being and a time to begin.

Which describes what you need most right now, to begin or to be?

WRite wHere I’m supposed to be –I am responsible for the effort so I begin. God is responsible for the outcome so I can be.

Advertisements

8 responses »

    • You mean Oethe? Or Oetheg? Okay, getting silly here! I love “Be In It Now,” like one day at a time. So many meaningful word plays. Thanks, Joel, for adding lots to today’s post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s