Posted on Feb. 16, 2006
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We all love music, natural beauty, excellent
food, fragrant smells and wonderful textures. Here's a suggestion
for an experiment.
The next time you have a few moments to enjoy one
of those great sensations, make this very slight but very powerful
shift. Instead of paying attention to the music, the view, the
food, etc., shift your attention to yourself.
Pay attention to your ability to hear,
see, taste, smell, touch the things in your experience. Find the
very basic joy that is the predominant experience of infancy - the joy
of hearing sounds, seeing, touching, tasting, and smelling. Feel
the joy in being able to distinguish harmonies, rhythms, sounds, voices.
There is a profound joy in being able to see and
recognize color, balance, depth, light, shape, uniqueness. We
routinely blow past this joy to pay attention to the objects that we are
experiencing. The greater joy is in our power to
experience and the sensations themselves, not the objects that we
Why should you try this? Because every moment
that you can add to your day of increasing your awareness of joy in your
direct experience of yourself, will be multiplied in many new joyful
events in your experience.
If you have difficulty doing this experiment,
call in the Language Guns - "I know how to do this and I do
Wishing You the Best Outcome you can Imagine and Speak