By Gail: We think we know who we are. And yet so many of us struggle with this concept. What we think, and what we are; it’s two different things. What we think is governed by what we have been told.
Everything you think you know about yourself is based upon labels that have been imprinted upon you. All your life you have been told who and what you are. The things you are good at, the things you suck at, your personality type and star sign and how you should look and think and behave. But none of these society imposed boxes have anything to do with who you really are.
So who are you? When you strip away all of the labels and stereotypes and expectations; what is left? If you are not a wife / husband / student / sibling / accountant / maintenance manager / golf player / psychopath etc. then what are you? The answer is you are everything. And you are nothing. No Thing. You are everything because the reality you are experiencing has been created entirely by you. It literally is your world. Do you ever think the world revolves around you? Well it does, your world anyway. And you are no-thing because you came here as a blank slate, infinite, divine, and connected to the source of creation itself.
Imagine if the world was not a universe, but a multiverse, or an omniverse. There is not one reality going on, there are as many realities as there are people. There are so many possibilities. And so many realities. Every detail about your life has been created by you.
Now there may be many of you at this point looking at your life and asking “Why on earth would I create this?” I don’t know why you created this life, but I know that you did. There must be a reason. You created it and you have the power to change it. The most powerful tool for lasting change is your own truth and your own worth.
Your truth is who you really are. We do and say things that we think are expected of us. We say things that we don’t mean and do things that we don’t want to do. We build experiences and knowledge and accumulate facts and figures and try so hard to be accepted. None of that has anything to do with who we really are. It is not about awards and trophies and corporate status or annual income, your own truth is all about the things that you love to do. It is about being loving to yourself and others.
What do you love to do? What do you look forward to? What excites you? As simple as it sounds the things you love are the reason you are here now. They may be people or animals or activities or experiences or ideals but whatever you love doing the most is the reason you are here. Whatever it is that you love the most is the reason you are here now.
You are probably not here to change the entire world Ghandi style, but you are here to change your world. When was the last time you did something that you fully enjoyed?
Just for you? When was the last time you just had fun? Doing what you love to do, enjoying yourself and getting lost in the moment; those are the things we came here to experience. All of us. When you are not really loving what you do then you are just waiting. For what? If you have nothing you love, nothing to look forward to, nothing to excite and inspire you, then what are you doing here?
But if you have nothing to lose, no expectations, no attachments, nothing to disappoint you; then what is possible? When you can let go, then you can be happy. We come here as a blank slate. Our soul comes here free and open and then we constrain it with limitations. All the things we should and shouldn’t be, and the things we should and shouldn’t do. None of that has anything to do with who you really are and what you really want to do. Release the layers and patterns that you have accumulated, they are not you. Let your heart guide you to your true self. Find what makes your heart sing and follow it into love. Be who you want to be. The power is yours.
Love and Light,