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Drop a pebble in a still pond and watch the ripple travel out in an ever expanding ring.
Thoughts and actions are like stones dropped into still waters.
They create ripples that spread and expand as they move outwards.
Everything we do and think affects the people in our lives.
And their reactions in turn affects others.
The impact you have on the world is greater than you could ever imagine.
The choices you make have far-reaching consequences.
Every transformation, just like every ripple, has a point of origin.
A new millennium is here and a great spiritual awakening has begun.
It resides within your heart.
People everywhere are seeking answers.
To the true nature of our souls,
To what God has to do with our lives,
To whether our small contributions can really effect great changes.
The pond is the world. Your heart is the pebble.
The ripple is the love and positive intention you send out with every heartbeat.
Your heart sends out a ripple
It beats in time with another heart and the ripple doubles.
Which beat in time with other hearts…
And the ripple grows…
Spreading from heart to heart with gradually increasing influence over the community.
The ripple effect is a connection between those in need and those who want to help.
If all of us give just an hour a week to good works,
Or one hour sending out a blessing with every heartbeat,
Think of the combined effect of the growing ripple on our communities and our culture.
Each of us carries within us the capacity to change the world in small ways for better or worse.
We can use the ripple effect to make a positive difference and spread waves of loving kindness that will wash over the world.
Each act of charity. Each thoughtful deed.
Each positive thought can ripple from heart to heart and evoke changes in time and space.
Bringing heartbeats to vibrate in time.
The momentum of your influence will grow as your ripple moves onward and outward,
The ripple growing in size as your heart connects to another and their contribution is added.
The ripple becomes a wave. The wave growing in strength as more heartbeats begin to resonate together.
Rippling out to reach countless souls.
As our heartbeats vibrate in time and space.
The wave becoming a rising tide sweeping across the globe.
Each choice we make causes a ripple effect in our lives. When things happen to us, it is the reaction we choose that can create the difference between the sorrows of our past and the joy in our future.
Each individual must believe in their ability to use their heart as the pebble in the pond.
To send a ripple outward with every heartbeat.
To touch the lives of everybody they come in contact with. And outward to everyone those people come in contact with.
And outward. And outward.
Until the hearts of all humanity create a tide that will raise the level of consciousness on this planet.