In the chess game of life, you are faced with a particular universe of choices at any given moment.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
With every move, that universe is reconfigured, creating new possibilities and eliminating old ones.
Every turn in your life, every time you decide, you become parent to all your alternate selves who follow.
The grand masters, having learned to see the world through God’s eyes, welcome each moment with acceptance and gratitude.
The less you know about the game, and the less you remember you’re a player, the more senseless living becomes.
Accepting and appreciating every outcome typically leads to greater emotional and material rewards than a mindset intent on specific results.
To offer no resistance to life is to be in a state of grace, ease, and lightness. This state is then no longer dependent upon things being in a certain way, good or bad. It seems almost paradoxical, yet when your inner dependency on form is gone, the general conditions of your life, the outer forms, tend to improve greatly.
ABOUT PHIL BOLSTA
Phil is the author of Sixty Seconds: One Moment Changes Everything, a collection of 45 inspiring, life-changing stories from prominent people he interviewed, including Joan Borysenko, Deepak Chopra, geneticist Dr. Francis Collins, acclaimed sportswriter Frank Deford, Dr. Larry Dossey, Wayne Dyer, Dan Millman, Caroline Myss, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Dr. Dean Ornish, Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen, Dr. Bernie Siegel, James Van Praagh, singer Billy Vera, Doreen Virtue, Neale Donald Walsch, and bassist Victor Wooten.
Reading this book is like spending a few minutes face to face with each of the contributors and listening to their personal stories. Click here to read unsolicited testimonials from readers. Learn more by visiting the official Sixty Seconds website.
Sixty Seconds was one of three finalists in the General Interest/How-To category at the 12th annual Visionary Awards presented by COVR (Coalition of Visionary Resources) in Denver on June 27, 2009.