A few months ago, I learned to start my day with 2 intentions (which turn into actions):
Show me what I need to know.
Show me what I need to learn.
I feel pulled to share this morning’s writing… Full of vulnerability and fear, but also hope and surrender. I’m just going to type what I wrote, without edits or grammatical fixes.
April 15, 2019
“Show me what I need to know”
The purest form of truth about yourself is in the morning. You are inspired, loving, calm, centred, grateful, hopeful, energetic, and peaceful. Somewhere through out the day, parts of you unravel. Like tugging a piece of thread, it pulls away lending to layers of fray.
By evening, you feel a hole. I’ve heard the term “God-Sized Hole” and it’s accurate. It’s something I want to feed, fill with external stimuli. I feel it in my throat and in my heart like a lead blanket on my chest; constricting my breathing. There is nothing external that will ever placate it or remove it. It just grows with every attempt.
“Show me what I need to learn”
You know who you are at the start of each day. It’s YOU. Remove whatever you can through out your day which affects your equanimity. Remind yourself of your truth. Silence the voice of doubt/I’m not good enough/that deceptive narrative of self-loathing.
Bring it back to this present moment.
Where all is as it should be.
There is no pain in this moment.
There is no shame of the past.
There is no fear of the future.
You are taken care of.
You’ve been gifted a new path full of choices, opportunity, a fresh perspective, new people who are all placed at this stage of life to teach you. Circumstances to build your resilience. Reminders of what you value and order of importance within that value system.
A faith that guides you and sustains you.
The God-Sized hole lives within your mind; but it is not who you are.
You are worthy and complete. Complicated yet simplistic within your needs.
Abundance is yours and it’s already part of your today.
Your purpose is within shifting focus for yourself and others; so they may also understand their greatness and wholeness.
The soul needs no reassurance.
It’s the centre of all.
It’s the light; there is no darkness.
It’s always burning, creating, evolving, full of freedom and ever transforming within shades of LOVE.
It will guide you back to who you always were and who you are.
Read this at night.
Read it when you are confused, afraid, sad, full of shame.
You are deeply loved and you deeply love others. In all their stages and phases of growth and within your own too.
Practice self-compassion; shame is the root of destruction.
Your life is ever-expanding and evolving just as it was meant to.
You have all you require now. More than.
There is nothing to feed.
You are already full.
Full of love and purpose; fulfilled and grounded.
Your soul is on fire with it.
Just let it be.
From my heart to yours,