The choices we make in life, determine both our spiritual future and the outcome of our life’s journey. So, we need to chose wisely.
The following poem by Robert Frost has always been a favorite of those who've chosen to live life according to a lofty, inner, heartfelt feeling, rather than simply doing what everybody else does. We hope you enjoy the poem.
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that, the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I --
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
Copyright © 1962, 1967, 1970
by Leslie Frost Ballantine.
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Life is all about the choices we make and where they lead. Do they lead upwards to greater happiness, freedom, spiritual fulfillment and ultimately liberation, or downwards to increased enslavement to the fearful selfish desires of our lower, fear-based self? To read more about life's purpose and the need to choose wisely please go here: "Life's Purpose".
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