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Granting Life

People are alive to the degree that life has been granted to them and alive to the degree that he has granted life to himself and others.  Or stated another way, grant life to yourself and others and life begets life.

We are here…we are alive this very moment.  Look around and grant that same life that is in you to your possessions, appreciate those things, take care of those things that take care of you.  Grant life to the community you live and work in, saying to yourself, ‘Hey, this is a great place to live and the people here are wonderful!’  The town and the people in it eventually will conform to the life you give it to that degree.  Just think what a difference it would make starting with just idea.

This day grant life to yourself, to your family, to your home, to your possessions, to each other in the community…And the degree you grant that life into people and things is the degree of aliveness it becomes.  Funny how things work out that way…but try it…do it each moment.  As an artist and illustrator, I’ve got to breathe life into what I’m drawing or doing on canvas or it just won’t communicate to others.  If I can’t do that, then to that degree, I have not accomplished my goal as an artist.  You don’t have to have a degree from a major art school or to have studied under someone to create…just imbue LIFE into it…desire it, feel it, put emotions in it…and it’ll communicate and be alive to that degree.   It’s amazing what things can happen from granting life to yourself and others.

So go out there and be your great self-GRANT LIFE!  Help, support, play with, imagine, uplift, act with kindness…It is something which we can ALL do…and it is relatively simple.

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Postulates

Postulates are like thoughts or expressions of prayers-for oneself and others.

Successful prayer or postulates originate as being thoughts brought on by observation. Both need to be positive and carry the vibration of love, admiration, and helpfulness in everyday actions.

The natural law has been said many ways at many times:

Change your thinking, change your life.

What you resist, persists.

What you focus on, brings that to you.

The Christian bible verse of Philippians 4:8 states the same thing: Postulate or think on those things worthy of thinking on-the pure, lovely and good.

Here’s another viewpoint that states the same:

“The more you can invalidate the amount of resistance which the physical universe makes, the more success you are going to have with it because the more your thought will expand to embrace it. Thought, belief, faith—these things are expansive things. …

“It’s awfully simple. If you just looked at life this way and said, ‘Why, I don’t see anything that—offer me any trouble. No obstacles around here that I can see. As far as putting forward my ideas, as far as even thinking up ideas, as far as carrying forward in life at large, I don’t see any obstacles,’ you wouldn’t have any.”

— L. Ron Hubbard
Excerpted from the lecture Illusion delivered on 4 Sept 1951. This can be found in Research and Discovery Volume 7.

Regardless, it’s all a mind-set*.

“Mind–set.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 2 May 2017.

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“In seeking the Truth, we discover ourselves…In living the Truth, we define ourselves”. mmr

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Pixie Toots Horn For New Book

Version 2

 

Here’s a sample from one of her

ear to hearpages in Nature’s Gift to Humanity.

Questioned recently by a fellow artist, Stephen White:

“I’ve got to ask; what was your inspiration/goal behind words of wisdom (quite nice, by the way) matched with pictures of pigeon poop? I’m perfectly serious about asking: I’m not sure if you’re going for irony, humor, or genuinely scatological art. In any case, I like the bold concept!”

Mary’s reply, “Quite simply-I choose to change my viewpoint on what most people think of as “bird poop” to the work of art done by the pigeons. Most likely I’m going for all of the above as you state.
Seeing pictures and using them as I do is a twist, isn’t it?”smile emoticon

Stephen: “Art is about changing peoples’ perspectives on what they see and
experience. You’re definitely doing that! (Or should I say doo-dooing that?)” (grin)
So Mary is do-dooing just that…taking the works of art done by her new found friends, photographing them and writing inspirations to help to change people’s perspectives in the world one picture and line at a time.

 

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Mary Rensberry
Author and Master Pooptologist and Photographer
QuickTurtle Books®

maryrensberry.wordpress.com