The Treadmill

Have you ever had one of those “Oh, sh*t” moments when you realize that you back in the same place (figuratively) you tried to leave?  One of the byproducts of reading a lot is you’ll re-read many things.  As I sat down the other day to read Sonia Ricotti’s “Unsinkable”, I barely got into the first chapter when it hit me like a slap in the face.  For those of you who may not know Sonia, she is a “law of attraction” author and teacher.  In a nutshell, even as an author and teacher, she suffered a tremendous setback in her personal life.  And obviously the book is about the rebound.  Now back to me, I have been studying and reading (and practicing) those “to do’s” to deliberately create.  I have had some successes but not the big one I keep looking for.  I thought I was doing what I was supposed to and I was to a certain extent.  As I said, there was something in her book that woke me up to see what was really going on.  I have been going through the motions, doing the meditating, writing, reading, affirmations etc…BUT…I am right where I started.  In the same physical place, with the same people, doing much of the same things I always did.  It was like a treadmill, always moving but going nowhere.  On the positive side because there is always good in a situation, I’ve gotten a lot of practice.  So as Enstein said, “If I continue doing the things I’ve always done, I will continue to get what I’ve always gotten.” (paraphrased).

So here’s to another new beginning, changing me so I can change my life.





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