But…… When you suddenly have an Ahhh moment, when your gut feeling is so loud you can’t ignore it,( it is always a surprise that so many of us do just that). We push the thought, or emotion back into the safe area of our ‘brain”. Trying hard to wish it away. If we have lived long enough to build walls around our “hearts” we go into protective mode.
This picture I use as an example ….. the moment can be beautiful, fresh and alive, but we see only the stairs that we will have to climb to truly enjoy the moment/view. Past memories float to the frontal section of our brain. We flounder, we hesitate, and lose our way. The lessons that happen in life, usually keep recurring, there is a reason for that. Each time the Universe puts the challenge on our path, we make wrong choices. If the challenge appears, it is because there is still something to be learned. We still have yet to really learn the lesson.
Our lives our shaped by the way we express ourselves each and everyday. If we go through life not paying attention, living half heartedly, ignoring our intuition, we cloud our vision with illusions. We are missing opportunities to live to our fullest potential. It is important to find one’s own happiness, but it is also wrong to live selfishly so only you are happy. Looking beyond our “selves” towards our friend/partner’s happiness, builds a stronger and healthier relationship. It is a very difficult lesson. One we need to master to achieve world peace.
…. God, help me choose the path that is right for me… Help me understand there is no wrong or right. Help me learn to detach with love . I will surrender to the good of the moment, and get through the discomfort. One step at a time. I will practice acceptance, and believe and trust the magic that acceptance will bring into my life. Oyashikiri
picture is Butchart Gardens in Victoria, BC. Canada