Calmness of Mind

“Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of long and patient effort in self-control. Its presence is an indication of ripened experience, and of a more than ordinary knowledge of the laws and operations of thought.” 
― James AllenAs a Man Thinketh

DSC06225 - Copy
photo by Grady

We all have so many thoughts churning inside of us. A kaleidoscope of thoughts.  Some chaotic, many questioning and perhaps a few just being hard to accept realizations. All fragments of ourselves within ourselves. All of them, undoubtedly, affect our internal balance.

Sometimes we have to find a quiet place within so as to make sense of the craziness without. A quiet place to restore our spiritual equilibrium.

8 thoughts on “Calmness of Mind

  1. dancingblackbird May 6, 2018 / 11:36 am

    We are built on memories. We survive on our memories, yet we lose most of them when we come back again and again. De je Vous is our fleeting link to those memories. Very good post Grady

    Liked by 1 person

    • Grady May 7, 2018 / 1:31 pm

      Thanks Johnny! What you say is so true.. we are built on memories, we survive on memories and hopefully we learn from our memories. We all hold the key to our ‘answers…’ we just have to listen more carefully.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. neelstoria May 7, 2018 / 12:27 pm

    A moment of no thoughts is blissful – difficult to achieve but can be done so with practice.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Grady May 7, 2018 / 1:20 pm

      Yes, I think so too! 🙂

      Like

  3. oldpoet56 May 7, 2018 / 12:53 pm

    I like your philosophy of life Ma’am, and your wisdom. I am going to reblog this article for you.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Grady May 7, 2018 / 1:21 pm

      Thank you so much for your kind words and I really appreciate your reblog! 🙂

      Like

  4. radhikasreflection May 10, 2018 / 11:39 pm

    Very well said Grady. Silence and solitude are a great panacea for overcoming many challenges and spiritual growth!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.