I stuck my head out the window this morning and spring kissed me bang in the face.
The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. No, not at all. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass where ever you may be.
Some people are fortunate enough to be born with a sunny disposition and an optimistic outlook on life. Others can learn optimism which can then contribute to a happier and more satisfying lifestyle. Many people think that the grass is greener for happy people.
While the grass might be greener on the other side of the fence, they still have to mow it.
Sadly, it is easy for all of us to fall into this trap. It is easy for us to believe that what someone else has is better than what we have. There are people who believe that someone else’s house is better than their house or that someone else’s life is better than their life, so they covet what their neighbors have.
When the grass looks greener on the other side of the fence, it may be that they take better care of it there.
Never forget that more often than not, the color of the grass in your own yard and in other’s is simply a matter of perception. We the grass is going to be greener on the other side, so we jump through hoops trying to get there. We go out of our way to stick our heads through the fence, intent on getting to the other side and ignoring the barbed wire and the thickets that are in our way. In the end though, all we find on the other side are slightly brown weeds
If the grass looks greener on the other side of the fence, you can bet the water bill is higher.
Before you plant the seeds for a successful crop tomorrow, you have to prepare the foundation today. Like a garden, growth will respond to the soil you are growing in.
Do you still have the roots of old belief systems that no longer serve you? Pull them out, dig deep!
Is there an area of your life that you need to prune, make simpler? Is there an area that you’ve neglected that is dying for attention now? Respond with awareness, love and compassion.
Your growth depends on your foundation. Make the very best of what you have today for an WONDERFUL tomorrow. Don't be so busy seeking treasure outside yourself, that you fail to make the most of the treasures you already have. Rather, nurture and appreciate the blessings you have and they will grow into more abundant blessings.
What you sow you reap
Have a wonderful Wednesday everyone!
'On Ya' - ma