Reposting a blog that I wrote a while ago 🙂
I think I might have gotten myself a parking ticket. Dang it! I ran to my car, but saw the ticket guy already putting my car info into his little machine.
“Those darn parking ticket guys. Idiots!!….” And many more other thoughts and words were crossing my mind.
Then, “No don’t go there, stay in the space of love.”
“Ok, let’s send him some unconditional love.” Sending. Visualizing. “He’s still an idiot.” Is my next thought. The “staying in a place of love” thing is not working.
So I do what is usually do with my clients and start asking myself: “What are you learning from this? If you were to go into judgement: what is the good/positive that you’re learning from the bad/negative?”
What comes to me is: “Staying in a place of unconditional love no matter what??”
“No, that’s still not it.”
“He’s teaching me how to stay grounded, centered, in a space of love even when facing a negative situation?”
“Read his energy.” I hear.
So I do. And that’s when it shifts. Reading his energy, all it see is an empty shell….so much sadness, the energy of giving up on life, no ounce of happiness and joy. I can only feel compassion.
I am being told ” This man has a gift to work with his hands. He can make the grandest things our of wood, he is an amazing carpenter, and he’d be a great teacher, passing his skills on to others. But he was never encouraged to do so. The opposite: he was talked down, made fun of….now he feels unworthy of his gifts. He never had the courage to follow his dreams. So now what he does is work a job that gives him enough money to get by and he’s given up on life and joy.”
Now, how many of you are facing a similar situation. Are you happy with your life? Are you happy with your job? Are you following your dreams? Are you living your passion? Do you have the courage to make your dreams come true? Or are you working a job that is safe, convenient, that you were expected to work?
I look at the way most people were raised:
Were you encouraged to find your gifts?
Was it ok for you to be different?
Were you rewarded when you came up with an original idea, stayed true to yourself and did what was in your heart?
Were you told that your dreams matter?
Were you allowed to follow your heart?
Or where you told to live your life according to other people’s expectations?
Were you made fun of if you had an idea that was different from what was expected of you?
Were you told that your ideas are silly? That your dreams are just dreams? That they don’t matter?
Where you told that it is selfish to follow what’s in your heart?
I know that many of us might have experienced more of the latter.
But here’s the thing: only you have the power to make your dreams come true. Only you have the choice of giving your power away to others and letting them dictate your life or to actually stand in your power and follow your dreams!
Some of you might not even remember what your dreams are.
Take a journal. Write in it. Meditate. Ask for Divine Guidance. Ask for a sign to show you your path. Tune into what you’d like to do. What would make you happy. The answer will come. And then follow through with it. Follow your dreams. I believe that the universe doesn’t give us a gift or talent without giving us the tools to make it happen. The opposite: the moment we re-align ourselves with our Divine Putpose, the universe will conspire to give us anything we need to walk this path.
Don’t think that you need to earn your right to be happy! That you will take something away from others if you get that dream job. I believe that if we all followed our passion, if we all aligned ourselves with our Divine purpose, competition would fall out of the equation. We wouldn’t have to compete with others because each person has their own individual gift or talent. Each person has their place in the world. If we all took our place, we wouldn’t be taking it away from others, and they wouldn’t take ours. So no competition!
I stick to what I wrote in my book “The Prosperity Program Workbook”: find your gifts, find your passion, follow your dreams and the world be become a much happier place.
Now go, find out your true calling, find your place in this world and make the world a bit happier:)
I am finishing with a quote by a beautiful dancer and amazing human being, Martha Graham: “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost.”