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Hi, welcome back to your Daily Mindfulness. Today we're going to talk about how life gives you what you want. I'd like to read you a quote by a woman named Tracy McMillan. She writes that there's a saying, you ask for patience and what you get is a line at the bank. In other words, life doesn't give you what you asked for.

It gives you the people, places and situations that will help you develop what you asked for. You asked for patience and what you get is a line at the bank. I know that one certainly resonated with me. It frustrated me and it also inspired me. It made me feel like maybe there's more support than I realized for the things I'm most trying to develop in myself and in my life.

This framework may not be a useful way to think for all things in life. But my encouragement to you is to look at the things you're currently asking for, the things you most want that maybe you're praying for you're meditating on. And instead of immediately dwelling on the fact that these things haven't happened yet, perhaps open your mind to the potential that they may happen in a way different from what you expect. You might look around at the people, the places and the situations that you're currently in and ask, how might these things be helping me develop what it is I've asked for? Regardless of whether life or the universe is actually putting these things in your life to give you what you want, this is a powerful reframe of the current experience you're going through. And if you look closely, you might start to see how they can aid you in where you want to get.

Thank you for your practice. I'll talk to you in the meditation and take care.

Cory Muscara

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Personalized support for learning how to integrate mindfulness into your life. Delivered fresh everyday by our world renowned experts. Choose meditation duration:

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Hi, welcome back to your Daily Mindfulness. Today we're going to talk about how life gives you what you want. I'd like to read you a quote by a woman named Tracy McMillan. She writes that there's a saying, you ask for patience and what you get is a line at the bank. In other words, life doesn't give you what you asked for.

It gives you the people, places and situations that will help you develop what you asked for. You asked for patience and what you get is a line at the bank. I know that one certainly resonated with me. It frustrated me and it also inspired me. It made me feel like maybe there's more support than I realized for the things I'm most trying to develop in myself and in my life.

This framework may not be a useful way to think for all things in life. But my encouragement to you is to look at the things you're currently asking for, the things you most want that maybe you're praying for you're meditating on. And instead of immediately dwelling on the fact that these things haven't happened yet, perhaps open your mind to the potential that they may happen in a way different from what you expect. You might look around at the people, the places and the situations that you're currently in and ask, how might these things be helping me develop what it is I've asked for? Regardless of whether life or the universe is actually putting these things in your life to give you what you want, this is a powerful reframe of the current experience you're going through. And if you look closely, you might start to see how they can aid you in where you want to get.

Thank you for your practice. I'll talk to you in the meditation and take care.

Cory Muscara

4.8

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