Let’s be this. Let’s become this. Who do you want to be when you grow up? Who do you want to become when you grow up? Don’t we ask our children these questions and invariably we are relating to some sort of career. We don’t realise that you can be anything you want to be and become anything you want to become if you have your fundamentals in place. These fundamentals are the basis for all of existence. If you miss out on these, then you will be running around like a headless chicken trying to figure out which career option, which job, which stream of study is best for you. So what if instead of all of this, we ask our children to stay quiet and look within when they reach a certain age. And in the beginning years, when your child is little, let them ask a hundred why questions and you answer them patiently. Let the curiosity in them be alive and if you don’t know the answer, you google it and tell them you’re doing it. And when we do this with our children, we are doing the greatest service to mankind. We will bring up happier adults. We will bring up children who listen to their heart, who know that all their answers to life’s questions will come when they introspect and go within. Children are going to get exposed to the outside world, it is a given; friends, society, teachers will influence them but what if as parents we can show them this small gem, this small diamond that we have found maybe much later in life is priceless. And so we can pass on this knowledge earlier so they have a more easeful and joyful life. We don’t impart teachings and knowledge like some tape recorder but we show them the joy in being silent, we show them how life changes when you go inward, we show them that freedom, love, peace of mind is all accessible very easily when you turn inward, when you really get to know yourself, when you really answer your own questions. I know there is a time for everything in life but what if as parents we can show them that it doesn’t have to be so difficult. It doesn’t have to be rocket science. It’s quite simple. We make it bigger than it is as adults. We have made Spirituality into some big fancy crazy dream thats unattainable when actually it’s very simple. That life can be made easier with a few simple tricks. Children learn best when they see us living our truth and so maybe this could be a great starting point for all of us. To look within, to pause, to reflect, to introspect and to not be in a hurry to get anywhere and as we do it, our children will copy us and we will bring up children who are more in-tune with themselves and others.
Lots of Love,
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