Most of my life I thought that everyone knew what I knew and if they did, surely, they would feel like I did about things, right? I was certain that everyone handled (stuffed) their emotions like I did. I thought if I didn’t acknowledge or feel my emotions that meant I was tough. If I didn’t show my emotions, they would simply fade away. Growing up with five brothers required me to be tough. Years of being tough left this very sensitive soul feeling bitter, resentful, and blaming everyone else for making me feel that way.
Believe it or not, we all agreed to come here to the exact place we are, to the exact time in history, with all of these people. EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM.
What are we to do?
Why is everyone else making life so difficult for us? If they would simply listen to us and do what we thought they should do, everything would be fine and the world would be a better place, am I right?
Is there a way that we can look at all this in a different way? Because we’re not doing so great right now…
Fear, stress, anxiety, and division are prevalent everywhere…home, school, work. Kids are struggling, and how could they not be? Look at how we adults are handling ourselves.
I truly believe much of what we’re experiencing in our outer world could be different and feel different to us. What if some of our frustration is driven by our soul’s desire for oneness and freedom? And what if someone else doesn’t have to be wrong for us to be right?
“Your capacity to allow people to live a truth completely opposite to yours, without shutting off your compassion for them, is a reflection of how powerful your Love is.”
THAT’S THE DISCONNECT WE FEEL.
Love is who we are – it is our birthright. We came here to this Earth to live in this physical world that has the most dense energy, challenges and contrast, to experience love….and fear… so we could have a greater understanding of love. It seems we’ve been stuck in the fear and that prevents us from being compassionate and extending empathy. Fear is behind our need to be right.
As we accept our fear, love, emotions; everything that makes us human, we naturally accept others. We understand that fear is behind the disempowering behaviors of ourselves and others. When we understand that, we can see other’s true essence. When we don’t take things personally that others say or do, we allow them have their own experience without judging them. Let’s talk more about taking things personally on the blog next week.
The road to healing starts inside ourselves.
When we change the world changes.
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