Knotty Musings

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I Am Enough

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?

Actually, who are you not to be?
You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.

There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people
won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.

We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,

we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically
liberates others." ~ Marianne Williamson

Remove the Nots

Remove the Nots

Friday, September 25, 2009

Four Boyfriends - Profound and Not What You Think

Four Boyfriends

The End.....

Once upon a time there was a girl who had four boyfriends.
She loved the fourth boyfriend the most and adorned him with rich robes and
treated him to the finest of delicacies. She gave him nothing but the best.

She also loved the third boyfriend very muc h and was always showing him off
to neighboring kingdoms.
However, she feared that one day he would leave her for another.

She also loved her second boyfriend. He was her confidant and was always
kind, considerate and patient with her. Whenever this girl faced a problem,
she could confide in him, and he would help her get through the difficult

The girl's first boyfriend was a very loyal partner and had made great
contributions in maintaining her wealth and kingdom. However, she did not
love the first boyfriend. Although he loved her deeply, she hardly took
notice of him!

One day, the girl fell ill and she knew her time was short. She thought of
her luxurious life and wondered, 'I now hav e four boyfriends with me, but
when I die, will I be all alone?'

Thus, she asked the fourth boyfriend, 'I loved you the most, endowed you
with the finest clothing and showered great care over you.. Now that I'm
dying, will you follow me and keep me company?
'No way!', replied the fourth Boyfriend, and he walked away without another
His answer cut like a sharp knife right into her heart.

The sad girl then asked the third boyfriend, 'I loved you all my life. Now
that I'm dying, will you follow me and keep me company?' 'No!', replied the
third boyfriend. 'Life is too good! When you die, I'm going to marry someone
else!' Her heart sank and turned cold.

She then asked the second boyfriend, 'I have always turned to you for help
and you've always been there for me. When I die, will you follow me and keep
me company?'
'I'm sorry, I can't help you out this time!', replied the second Boyfriend.
'At the very most, I can only walk with you to your grave.' His answer
struck her like a bolt of lightning, and the girl was devastated.

Then a voice called out: 'I'll go with you. I'll follow you no matter where
you go.'
The girl looked up, and there was her first boyfriend..
He was very skinny as he suffered from malnutrition and neglect.
Greatly grieved, the girl said, 'I should have taken much better care of you
when I had the chance!'

In truth, you have four boyfriends in your lives................

Your fourth boyfriend is your body. No matter how much time and effort you
lavish in making it look good, it will leave you when you die.

Your third boyfriend is your possessions, status and wealth. When you die,
it will all go to others..

Your second boyfriend is your family and friends... No matter how much they
have been there for you, the furthest they can stay by you is up to the

And your first boyfriend is your spirit. Often neglected in pursuit of
wealth, power and pleasures of the world.

However, your spirit is the only thing that will follow you where ever you
go. Cultivate, strengthen and cherish it now, for it is the only part of you
that will follow you to the throne of God and continue with you throughout

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