When I got really, really quiet and really, really listened, my soul said to me: “Anella, you’re afraid, NOT that you can’t trust others. Yes, humans may disappoint you. They may fail to meet your expectations. That’s not what you’re afraid of, my love. You’re afraid that YOU can’t TRUST yourself: that you won’t hold the boundaries that define who you truly are..."
I’ve been struck by this juxtaposition of ideas: how we can hold a clear vision in our mind and in our heart and, at the same time, let go of the path to get there--or anywhere. I've spend a lot of energy in my life wrestling toward a desired outcome, so much that I exhausted myself along the way.
Every moment offers a choice point, a conscious decision to direct our energy, and I’m curious about how we can practice directing our energy on the topic of the weather. You see, when we practice patterns of discord, we practice a vibration of what’s unwanted.
We took each stack of books by category into the office and, before we put them on the shelves, we asked the question: “Does this item make me feel happy or is it useful to me?” If the answer was “yes,” from either one of us, we kept the book. It took a double “no” to discard.