SEE THE good in life. See the good in people, in situations, in knowledge, possibilities, values and resources. Even when the worst happens, make a point to see the good in life. The best way forward begins with envisioning a positive way forward. See the good, and let your spirit be lifted by what you see. See the good, and act on the possibilities for expanding upon it. Seeing the good does not mean you have to be naive, or in denial. It means you choose to be strong and positive within a reality that can often have a negative flavour. Yes, terrible things can happen, and often do. And yes, even so, there is always a positive path forward. See the good that is possible and live your life in support of that goodness. Take hold of what is good, and with your time, with your actions, make more of it. Being busy feels good, and that’s great. Yet it can feel so good that being busy becomes a goal in itself, which can be a problem. Even worse, you can busy yourself with meaningless efforts in order to avoid more difficult, more important jobs. Being busy can be an excuse to waste a lot of time. Plenty of tasks can occupy your time. Figuring out something, anything to keep you busy is all too easy.
The challenge is to spend your time in a way that enriches life. The challenge is to act in a way that serves and advances all you love and care about. Hold yourself to a high standard, and make sure when you’re busy you’re working on meaningful things.