Embers

 
Have you ever been standing in front of a fire and had one of the embers spark out and land on your sleeve?  You know that if you leave that ember there it will very quickly burn a hole in the clothing.  However, if you immediately flick it off there is just a little bit of soot that easily comes out and there is no lasting damage.
 
Our thoughts are very much like those embers.  When thoughts of anger, resentment, revenge or envy occur, we must quickly flick them away.  Cancel those life-eroding thoughts.
   
Today, let’s notice any negative thought, let it go, and turn back to the truth that life is abundant and meant to be enjoyed.
 

By Mary

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