I’ve been asked what my resolution is for 2010, so I will share it here. For the record, I have stopped making new year resolutions some years ago. I had found that the long list I tended to come up with too depressing after a while. Too much unnecessary pressure, as if life did not present enough on my plate already! I’ve since taken the route of flowing with whatever life presents, whatever time of the year it is. This year, if I were to come up with one resolution, it would be to keep every area of my life as simple as possible.
Archive for month: January, 2010
Someone once asked what inspired spiritual beauty for me. I replied that it is when I see vastness – i.e. a huge monument, a magnificent mountain, a sweeping horizon, a large body of water, etc. We ruminated about why seeing something huge would trigger our sense of spiritual identity. The person suggested that perhaps it reminds us of how small we are and amidst such grandness we are forced to respect the omnipotence of the higher power. I wasn’t sure if it resonated fully with me and I’ve been thinking about it since then.