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I don't entirely agree with "you only live once". I think we live a multitude of lifetimes in many dimensions and universes.
Nor do I believe that in each lifetime we live only once. Every moment of every day we are born into a new life. Hence we shape our path.
But for each moment that you only live once, here are some thoughts on life, my philosophies for daily living:
Y = Yesterday is gone. If you must dwell on it, dwell on the moments that bring you joy
O = Open your heart and mind to the Universe's abundance.
U = Upstream paddling makes life exceedingly difficult. Go with the flow.
O = Obstacles in life are great teachers.
N = Now is the only moment. Stop and smell the roses.
L = Live and let live.
Y = Yoga of Bhakti brings peace of mind
L = Let it be. Let go of that which no longer serves any purpose.
I = Intuition is a wise guide.
V = View life with awe and wonder and it will be that.
E = Events of our lives are all connected and occur in Divine timing.
"Synchro Destiny" a term coined by Deepak Chopra, sums that up nicely.
O = Om Shanti - be Zen
N = Never let go of a dream. Dreams do come true.
C = Change is certain. Embrace it gladly.
E = Enjoy life, keep it simple and live within your means.
Life is not a race to the finish nor is it a contest. Life is simply a journey to be enjoyed and savoured.
Sharing my poem on Life from my blog Reflections of my soul
Life is a journey, that is the truth
Feels like a tourney, but no one can lose
Life is an illusion, that is the truth
A temporary vision, like passing youth
Life is a lesson, that is the truth
Each soul's mission, a path to smooth
Life is a moment in time and space
A way we have chosen, and blessed by His grace
And wishing you all a Blessed one.
Written for the Write Tribe prompt "You Only Live Once"