Be Like Water
Want the key to having everything you desire?
Of course you do.
"Be Like Water"
This is a popular phrase used in martial arts by the famous Bruce Lee and also by Zen masters around the world.
Be Like Water,it's a good way to remind yourself to "go with the flow", or with the Universe.
Many years ago when my children were small and I was married to their dad, we all buckled into the mini van and took off to the neighborhood grocery store. Dad was driving my car and mom (me) was in the passenger seat.
We hadn't gotten a block down the road when flashing read lights appeared in the rear view mirror.
I knew the problem immediately. It was my car and my responsibilty.
Yup, you guessed it.
The inspection sticker was expired.
I could have taken hold of the blame and the guilt and packed it on top of all the other guilt in my backpack, but instead I went with the flow.
I became like water.
The patrolman got out of his car and walked up to the window and I burst out laughing.
It was a wonderful feeling. I leaned over the kids dad and I looked at the officer and couldn't stop laughing. I finally got it out that it was my car.
Well I don't know if the policeman felt sorry for my ex or if my laughter was like a bubbling brook over his parched soul but he sent us on our way and told me to get it taken care of.
You see I went with the experience instead of fighting against it. It could have ruined our outing, the kids could have internalized a fear of cops, but instead we laughed and didn't think another thing about it.
So what's the lesson?
Obviously, keep your inspection sticker current (to this day I have a problem with doing that).
But the REAL lesson is be "like water", go with the flow and be at peace.
I could have pushed AGAINST the universe - and my story would have had a different ending. I could have had a bad attitude and argued with the police officer, my kids would have learned a bad lesson and my ex would have been mad the rest of the day. I would have blamed myself and carried the guilt.
As it was, it became just another funny moment in time.
Fighting AGAINST the universe is a losing battle.
The universe is all powerful and ALWAYS wins.
So learn the power of 'Being like water' and allow yourself to go WITH the universe.
When you do, you allow the universal power to work WITH you and with that on your side YOU always win...and you open the door to everything you desire!
Be Water My Friend