When I come back to a place of love, I don’t feel empty any longer.
I was just thinking about life.. like I normally do. Deeply analyzing why I’m doing what I’m doing, why I have certain thoughts, why I believe what I believe, and how I’m forming decisions.
Trying to define myself all the while…that’s how I feel secure in life..to have this “role” I define myself by, whether it be job title or family title…but eventually THAT feels constricting because now I’ve placed myself into a box. Limitations creep in and I feel suffocated.
All of this can be quite energy depleting, not to mention overwhelming when I keep it all to myself. Hold it all in.
So I was reading a Wayne Dyer email I received (his family is still sending them out..how amazing is that?!) And the words he wrote were perfect for me to hear at just this exact moment. Something struck a chord in me.
I started balling! In fact, my cheeks are still wet as I write this..
I kept trying to “figure out” who I am in the eyes of others. I know myself, but how does the world see me? My family, my friends, my coworkers, strangers…
How am I showing up on the outside? I know how I’m feeling on the INSIDE…
Are my actions and decisions frowned upon? Should I go after a “soul-calling” to travel and experience the world without “security” of a job? Or should I just stay in one location for the rest of my life to suit everyone else? To hold on to the security of the job? To make others happy…and then maybe I will be too?
And the “conclusive question” I came to is this.. does it even matter?
Who cares what other people think?
Either way, people will think what they want to. Period.
There’s no changing that. I could try to manipulate people into thinking one way or another…but honestly, that’s a whole lot of work for something that truly doesn’t matter.
The real question is…”What do I think?”
That’s more true for me.
I know myself better than anyone else. Sometimes I don’t see things in myself and others help me to see aspects of my personality that I am blinded by..but my truest nature? I KNOW down to my BONES my truest nature.
And that is one of love.
Wayne Dyer is an amazing being.
Here are 2 little excerpts that I’ll leave you with today that totally rocked my world..
“Remove labels attached to your life. Make an attempt to describe yourself without using any labels. Write a few paragraphs in which you do not mention your age, sex, position, title, accomplishments, possessions, experiences, heritage or geographic data. Simple write a statement about who you are, independent of all appearances.
Cultivate your calling. Make an attempt to shift your career objective from self-absorption to a calling. That’s right, a calling. Remind yourself that this is an intelligent system and that you are here to be love and have love by serving. Use your talents and special interests to fulfill your service with your calling. Your life work will take on a dramatic shift toward abundance, and you will feel on purpose and on the path of the sacred quest.””
— Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
Just. Be. YOU.
That is all God asks. That is all the universe asks.
We are all beings of light and love. Go and be that. Today.
I love you,