Friday, 6 May 2016
I trust myself
Learning to trust yourself is one of the greatest gifts that you could ever bestow. For you are declaring that you are the writer, the director and the star of your own movie called life. It is a declaration that you honor the power of who you are, a divine reflection of love and light to grace this planet. To say the above affirmation can be quite unnerving, because you are making a statement that you and only you are responsible for the thoughts, feelings and actions that occur in your world.
What does it mean to trust yourself? Well, in order to trust, you first have to get to know who you are? To become an observer of your actions and more importantly, your reaction to others in the world around you.
It is an act of mindfulness, to constantly become aware of your thoughts, what you say and what you do as you interact in your world. It means looking at yourself from a place of unconditional love, where you observe with kindness and compassion.
You lovingly create a habit where you choose to interact with others from a place of peace rather than angst. It is cultivating goodness in your heart for yourself and others by looking at the small things in your life that you can do differently to create a greater feeling of joy. Instead of reacting in the same old habitual way to others who may annoy you, think of reacting differently. Put yourself in someone else’s shoes. Are they feeling a lack of love in their life as the cause of them acting out?
Feeding the compassion in yourself, allows you to cultivate the seed of love that is innate to all, yet is normally obscured by the emotions of guilt, doubt, angst and worry.
When you observe the synergy between the heart and mind and you learn to operate from this unified space rather than the disconnection and sometimes opposition of the two, your walk becomes an act of being mindful and present for each step that you take.
Just for today, take a step towards trusting the Divine Light of who you are. A reflection of the essence of unconditional love that can only grow when you take time to love and nurture yourself.
Have a blessed weekend.