Dear Wonderful Ones,
Truthfully, it has been a challenging few months of per
Regardless of my desire to define and reshape my life’s calling and dive into speaking and workshops to grow the Center of Happiness community, my body disagreed. Migraines and vertigo returned in a big way and have been keeping my head spinning since March. These and other symptoms have invited me to not only slow down, but even STOP. I mean, no computer, no reading, no bright light, no TV, and no walks for awhile. I just had to let my brain rest. Frustrating. Humbling. A spiritual opportunity to learn another degree of self-love.
For me, pain always comes with an added invitation not only to determine the human cause, but the spiritual and emotional opportunity embedded within. For those on a the path of consciousness, health challenges… or any challenge for that matter, provide a message worth listening to, a clue for expanded awareness.
So I asked (with the kite-string-holding of trusted mentors and dear friends), “What thoughts and actions are making my head hurt? What am I resisting or holding on to? Where am I not at peace, focusing more on doing rather than being? Why do I not feel that I am enough sitting still? Where do I resist receiving, and yet strive to over-give? Where have I forced myself to push through, disregarding the subtle messages my body has offered prior to this flurry of feeling that I am falling apart from head to toe? Where am I resisting a new way of seeing? Where have I been clinging to the illusion of control in order to trudge forward? What new perception is being called for now? What if it is all perfect?
It is. Yep, perfect! It is an opportunity, not a punishment.
I choose to live my life making my decisions from the belief that the Universe is friendly, in ten second intervals if necessary. I invite you to
And so, I will cancel and uncreate times a God-zillion all the limiting beliefs that hold me back. I will close my computer more often regardless of how I desperately believe that it is the avenue to my freedom. I will prioritize my walk and take unapologetic time for stillness. I will eat mindfully chewing and tasting each bite, breathe deeply from my belly, and adjust my posture to greet the day expecting peace and joy. I will cry willingly when old stuff needs to be released, and practice receiving the kindnesses of others.
With these steps, life is the grand experiment where the evidence that the Universe is indeed friendly, regardless of the circumstances.
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