Do you believe everything you think?
Tormentors of your soul; or
Inventors of your imagination
Thoughts define you and yet
Are they really always your own?
Do you fear your thoughts; or
Where do they come from?
Why do they change?
Where do they go?
Should you trust them?
Do you have to invest in them?
What have you lost because of them?
Sometimes kept guarded
Like a secret
If someone discovers yours
Will they question your motives?
Will they still love you?
So many questions
Like so many thoughts
Are thoughts real?
How can they be real
If they are only in your mind?
Thoughts can encourage
Thoughts can be
Teasing our senses
Can we really feel and smell a thought?
towels fresh from the dryer
Didn’t you feel the warmth of towels against your skin
As you thought about the words?
If you think it can you really see a thought?
The vibrant orange harvest moon
A striking summer’s sunset, or
Waking early to witness the dawn breaking
Can I really taste a thought?
Thinking of the aroma of coffee brewing
Makes me think I can — and smell it too
If I think about it long enough
I’ll want a cup
Longer still — I’ll think I drank the cup
Can you almost smell a thought?
The fragrance of rose petals
Can you taste the thought of
Sweet honey dripping from your fingers
Let’s add travel and heighten this sensory experience
Can you feel and smell the thought of —
A warm salty ocean breeze against your skin
While you’re there don’t forget to experience the thought
Of the wet squishy sand between your toes
Somewhere in time
Places we’ve been
With lovers we’ve known
Or longed for
Thoughts of better times
Sometimes filling in the gaps of memories
Creating deep pain
Again only in our minds
May not ever happen
Keep us going or
Keeping us stuck
Lifting us up and
Keeping us on track
Or . . .
Interrupting long overdue sleep
Starting wars within our minds and
Thoughts are only thoughts
Your mind is a powerful tool and ally
One of your best resources
Always available to you
Access your awareness & soul too
Once you realize this
You can choose your thoughts
Creating a better life and world
While dismissing negative thoughts
Thoughts can be powerful
Only if you make them so
Thoughts are fleeting on their own
Remember thoughts are just thoughts
A Thoughts’ life is 30 seconds
How can something so insignificant
Have so much power?
Now that you know –use your thoughts wisely!
Reach into the quiet of your mind
You have nothing to fear
There is always hope
There is always more right
With you than wrong with you
As long as you are breathing
That’s all that really matters
Glass half empty
Glass half full
Think thoughts that
Make you feel good
When an unwanted
Negative thought enters your mind
Just watch the thought
In 30 seconds
On its own
Much more interesting
Do you still believe everything you think?
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