Today’s Positive Poetry (On letting go and winning the game)

Clouds over IL-RT50

Clouds over IL-RT50 (Photo credit: richardcox8592)

“How do you let go of the results while going after what you want?

They say this is a secret to many good things”

“Letting go of what happens next is the key to freedom

and what makes everything you want magically arrive

First you must realize that the goal is to act

To act in the light of what the Universe tells you

Next we must be open in order to hear

If your mind is not open you will miss the instructions

When you get your instructions your mission is to act

To do what you are told is being at one

If you are at one your mission is complete

Regardless of what happens you are winning the game”

Craig Kimbrough

Today’s Positive Thoughts (Questions to ask oneself for a magical mystical life)

Rosa Celeste: Dante and Beatrice gaze upon the...

Rosa Celeste: Dante and Beatrice gaze upon the highest Heaven, The Empyrean (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ask yourself, why am I here?  What is this life about?  It there more to it than just these 70 to 90 years?  What happens when I leave?  What happened before I came?  What does my transcendental past and future have to do with this moment?  Is there a bigger picture I should be looking at as I live this scene I am in? Does being able to see that bigger picture and understanding it make this moment richer and more special? If I am connected to something bigger than what I can see, just how connected am I?  What does it look like to see that magical connection?

What does God and the Universe look like? Is there a Heaven?And if so what does that look like?  Is there more than one? What do I have to do in order to see them?  Do I really have to wait until the end of this life or can I see  more now?  Are there visions and sights in meditation and dreams, waiting on me to see them as soon as I am open and ready?

If we truly ask ourselves these questions and really want the answers, and remain open, what comes next will be a whole new life and a whole new world?  Just the right people, information and situations will come about to give us all the answers and experiences we need, so we can see for ourselves. “And I saw a new Heaven and a new earth.”

Craig Kimbrough

Today’s Positive Thought and Poetry (on the way to something much greater)

English: Deep in thought.......... Separate fr...

English: Deep in thought………. Separate from the remainder of the herd but with a wonderful view. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Having traveled so far and seen so much, on this meditation path

I thought that I knew something

But even if I could manifest the very things I want

I would soon learn that I had only scratched the surface

Seeing God within is a marvelous thing

The Universe being revealed will blow your mind

Understanding enigmas is great and wonderful

You can talk about mysteries and lecture all day

Seeing the future and knowing what others think is great

but in the end this is only a station in our journey

It’s a necessary step on the path

on the way to something much greater


Can you be open enough to see the plan and play your part?

Can you let go of what you think you want for yourself and those you love?

Can you embrace and love the plan when it is not the way you would have chosen?

This is a great secret.  Can you hear it being whispered?

Can you see the whole thing as beautiful and be thankful?

Can you say “I am here, what is it that you want me to do?”

If so you are going deeper

The sun and wind are now your servants


Craig Kimbrough

Today’s Positive Poetry (you meditate to stay humble)

Clouds over Tahoe HDR #1

I once heard a wise man say, Ive got the stink on me

With a such an odd sounding phrase, what could he mean?

Having the stink on you

is like having the scent of sweet perfume

that no good thing can resist

Things happen that you can’t believe

People act in new and different ways

You are shocked by all the good you see

But then again what do you expect?

You’ve got the stink on you

It’s all so amazing

you have to work on not being too excited

you meditate to stay humble

you continue to let go


Craig Kimbrouigh

Today’s Positive Thought (We create by thought and action)


THAW! (Photo credit: Rosa Dik 009 — on&off)

Years ago I had an interesting experience that I thought was worth sharing.  I had a serious problem with my gutter cleaning, and window cleaning business.  For the gutters, the fall season is like Christmas season is for retailers.  It is an extremely busy time, and counts for a large amount of the revenue of the business.  Everyone wants their gutters cleaned out one last time before it freezes. The idea is to wait for the leaves to fall and then remove the leaves from the gutters before the cold weather sets in and the leaves are frozen in the gutters.  This particular year it got cold and freezing early, leaving very little time to get to a large amount of our customers. We had a lot of people waiting and worried about the leaves still being in the gutters.  I was also quite concerned, for the customers, for the business, and for my income.

Then one day something interesting happened.  I was apologizing about the wait to one of my customers.  She replied “I’m not worried.  I am sure we are going to get a January thaw in a few weeks and you will just come out and clean the gutters during the thaw.”  I absolutely loved her attitude and what she said.  I decided to take this as my message from the Universe and run with it.  I began to tell all of my customers the same thing.  “I am sure we are going to get a January thaw and we will be out to clean out the gutters during the thaw.”  They were comforted by the message.

A few weeks later in January we got that thaw, but it was better than I could have ever imagined.  It stayed warm with higher than normal temperatures for the entire months of January and February, even going into the beginning of March.  We ended up getting to all of our customers who were waiting and even taking on more. It was amazing!  We would be out working and run into other contractors working outside, who were amazed also.  We would talk about how were all out working like it was spring.

As I look back I truly believe that when my customer made the comment about the thaw, it was an invitation from the Universe.  I was being asked to step into a wonderful world that was waiting on me, if I could act and believe.  When I chose to believe and act like it was coming, I was creating that world, or better yet I was walking into that world that was already there waiting on me.  I am also convinced that if I did not believe and act in light of the message and invitation, my experience would have been totally different.


Today’s Positive Poetry (Some say that life is a mystery)


Cloudz (Photo credit: Keegan Jones)

I say look for magic everywhere you go

If you continue to look it is bound to show up

Look for the lesson and listen to the holy sound

These are two secrets to walking through Heaven

Do you know that what you think about magically shows up?

When you really get this, your whole world changes


Some say that life is a mystery

I say do what you love and be true to yourself

Embrace this moment and let it be an adventure

Be open and ready and a teacher shows up

Ask the Universe questions and get signs from Heaven

Meditate and let go and what happens will amaze you


Craig Kimbrough

Today’s Positive Reminder (Do not hide your lamp up under a bushel)


Sky (Photo credit: monkeyatlarge)

Do not hide your lamp up under a bushel

We must remember that we are one with the light, meant to radiate that light.  This is part of the object of the meditation process both in the lotus position and in our walking meditation or daily life.

Recently I shared a story with my son Jordan about seeing God in action through people caring and helping one another.  Ever since then we have been talking about ways we can allow God to come through.  I told him that when ever you are kind or helping or serving others you have allowed God to come through. God the Universe, and our higher self is always there and when we think of others in a kind way.  God is now being allowed to be seen and come through.

I most recently saw this at my mother in-laws funeral.  There were so many people giving, just by being there showing love and support.  It was truly a beautiful thing.  At one point I could not stop crying because I literally was seeing God and the Universe coming through all the people who were there.  It was truly powerful.  As I go through my days, this is what want to do.  Give in whatever way I can, and allow God and the Universe to come through.


Today’s Positive Poetry (The inner music)

When my teacher first spoke about the inner music

it sounded like a wonderful myth

Something that is lovely and dreamlike

and yet very far off

When I first heard the magical sound

I thought I was dreaming

who hears a wonderful music

that no one else hears?

I sat there bewildered

Intrigued and excited

Wanting to know more

What is this sound that I hear?

So many questions

I called up my teacher

He said God is with you my son

You are now on your way


Craig Kimbrough

We have lessons and dreams in common

218 - Swim Lessons

218 – Swim Lessons (Photo credit: Jason Lander)

Years ago when I was with my first wife, I had an interesting experience.  I woke up from a dream and I looked over next to me and found her talking in her sleep.  To my surprise she was talking about the very dream I just woke up from.  I could not believe my ears as she laid there asleep still in the same dream I just awaked from.  I probably would not have ever thought of such a thing if I did not see it for myself.  Since then I have had many situations that have proven that we have lessons and dreams in common.

Most recently it happened with my son Jordan.  I thought about a story that I knew very well.   It was in the book House of Happiness by Dr. Thind.   He told a story that had three examples of seeing God in people in various situations. I found myself thinking about it in relation to a lesson that was going on my life.  I also considered that maybe I should share the story with Jordan. It is a simple story but yet quite profound.  I thought because of its simplicity he may be able to grasp the meaning.  Then I thought again and felt that maybe with him being only seven years old, he may be just a little too young to get the meaning or not even interested at this point in his young life.  Then to my surprise, out of the blue, my seven-year old son, begins to ask me when will he see God.  I asked him what made him think about that?  And he responded “I just want to see what he looks like, I can’t wait to see him, it’s going to be so cool seeing what he looks like.”  As I looked at him with this big smile on his face, I knew I was supposed to tell him the story that came to mind just a couple of days ago.

The interesting thing is the lesson I shared with him was a part of the same lesson I was getting myself, all over again, in deeper ways than before.  And it is part of the same lesson I was teaching to the meditation class in town and over the internet.  But that is how it is.  We have lessons and dreams in common, and if we keep our eyes open, they show up for us to learn and share everywhere we go.