Mornings, by definition, are the time between “midnight and noon, especially sunrise to noon.” Sometimes I find it hard to work my mornings when all the garbage and filth from days, or maybe even years, muddles up my thoughts.
You know the tired feeling that sits with you even before you get yourself out of bed. It seems immediately negative voices in your head begin to bicker and whine. Mine sounds a bit like this:
“Why do I have to go to work today, why can’t I just stay home, why is my place looking like a nuclear bomb just hit it, why do I have to cook dinner, why do I already have a headache, why are all the animals around here so, so needy, why should I live on a budget, why is my neighbors’ dog using my yard to do his business!”
Why, oh, why!!!
Help me out big he-man, John Wayne…I can almost hear his slow drawl as he hollers out,
“There’s a lot of things GREAT about LIFE. But I think tomorrow is the most important thing. Comes to us at midnight very clean, ya know. It’s PERFECT when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands, it HOPES we have learned something from yesterday.”
Sweet! Learning to arise in the morning with a clear head takes a conscious effort. Perhaps watching John Wayne movies may help motivate the “can-do” spirit within me along with daily morning meditations.
So, look out, early morning “blahs,“ for the powerful chain saw I call meditation is revving up and aims to bring down all those apathetic energies.
Be gone with you, all negative morning mantras like, “My life sucks” and “I feel like crap!”
Hey, if you want to join in on my new morning mantra, all you need to do is shout out every morning:
“I WILL OWN THIS DAY!”
“He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety…”
Ya, got a positive morning mantra to share, partner?
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