EBB & FLOW
The ebb and flow of will is like the movements of the tides...If we cease our vain struggles and lamentations long enough to look away from the personal self...we realize life is going well with us after all. Everything in nature changes. We can trust the sun and moon will rise and set, the tide will ebb and flow, and the seasons will change. Because we can trust these things to happen, we can learn to trust the fact that extremes in nature are normal. So it is with people. We laugh and cry, work and play, we are young and we grow old. Hmm! There will be extremes with us, just as there are in nature. And as nature finds its natural flow even after the worst disasters, so can we find our natural flow. There is a rhythm in life that leads us to awaken and one that guides us to sleep. Later tonight our natural rhythm will lead us to peace and relaxation. If we can flow with that rhythm, we'll give the quiet calmness a chance to revitalize us for the following day. Tonight will be the time to follow nature's rhythm and sleep in peace. Can I rest later tonight in quietness of mind, soul, and body and trust I will find my natural flow?