In the book holy science Sri Yukteswar says to seek out true company and avoid false company. He says we should seek those who make us happy, calm and at peace and avoid those who make us nervous, angry and upset. I find myself blessed because I am surrounded by such people. Even with my business all of the guys who work for me are meditation students, so we talk about philosophy, spirituality, and laugh all throughout the day. Yesterday I decided to start satsang early and look at a couple blogs, I only had enough time to read two, but they were refreshing to read and helped elevate me.
The first was Michelle Dobbins Daily Alchemy, where she was talking about celebrating. The post reminded me to celebrate, the good, and more good will come. The second blog I read was Crystal Nudings. She was saying that all is well, which is a great spiritual reminder and is truly the case if you can embrace the idea and move forward in that spirit. It reminded me to move forward my the day with this in mind and know that things are working out in ways I can’t even see at the moment.
Later in the evening, after spending time with my family, I watched Ghost Dog, The way of the Samurai which is a wonderful movie that always tends to remind me to follow my spiritual teachings and apply them to every situation in life. regardless of the setting. First thing in the morning I find myself meditating, seeing my teacher Mr. Ambrister within. I am at peace and barely can even feel my body.
What are you doing today to be in the true company? Take a little time for it. Hang out with and seek positive company, in person, or by book, blog, audio, or video. It truly makes a difference.