Exploring a new space
At the moment I am reading one of the most enlightening books I have ever had the pleasure of reading. The Power of Intention – learning to co-create your world your way – written by the incredible Dr Wayne Dyer.
The interesting thing is that this book has been sitting on my shelf for almost 3 years. While I have often pulled it out when deciding which book to devour next, I was never drawn to it until two months ago. In contemplation of why that is, I have no doubt that it is because I wasn’t ready to read it before….
The last four months of 2014 were particularly challenging for me. During this time it became apparent that standing in my truth was not necessarily serving the people I loved most in this world. Let me rephrase that ….. The manner in which I was standing in my truth, living on purpose and following my heart, was not serving my nearest and dearest in the way I hoped it would.
Coming to this realisation was really quite distressing for me initially…..
How was I going to continue to follow my heart and my magnificent obsession, knowing this?
After hours of searching, reflecting and digging really deep; together with the beautiful guidance from Dr Wayne Dyer and a healing session or two …… I have come to understand that it is possible to live my life authentically and stand in my truth without imposing my (sometimes not wanted) beliefs on my loved ones.
Oh my! I have learned so much!
I have had to remind myself that what I am incredibly passionate about does serve others. I honestly lost belief in that for a while….
I have had to remind myself that honouring and respecting the truths of my loved ones and where they are on their life’s journey is essential in serving them.
I have had to remind myself that my precious people wholeheartedly support me. That standing in their own truths is just as important.
I have had to remind myself that not everyone feels the same way I do about my magnificent obsession …. and that it is ok!
Today I am exploring a new space and I have a refreshing renewed sense of purpose. There has been a wonderful shift in my thinking, which is so very exciting!
I have learnt to surrender and lower my incredibly high expectations of others, my loved ones and particularly myself.
I have learned to be more respectful of how they choose to live their lives and that my choices are just that …. My choices!
I now know that I am able to stand in my truth, live on purpose, follow my passion and make an even bigger difference in the world …. Once again confirmation that life’s greatest challenges more often than not become life’s greatest blessings.
Have you ever experienced something similar? If so, we would love to hear from you and share in your learnings …