A few years ago I received a gentle intuitive message inviting me on a deeper journey of self-permission and welcome. Recognizing the degree to which I had shut off parts of myself was heartbreaking. The journey of welcoming myself back has been breathtaking. Allowing Spirit to rewire my thinking and detox my mind from old entrenched, life thwarting mindsets has been empowering. This was the road of awakening and returning to my true identity and often the coaching work I do with women.
Living from a place of deep inner congruence isn’t automatic. It isn’t formulaic or one-size-fits all. It requires a deep inner welcoming of parts of ourselves that we’ve shut off and shut down. Few people are willing to sit with their emotions, get curious, stay out of judgment and learn from what they’re inner knowing and true voice has to reveal.
Many have been taught that they can’t trust themselves and so superstitiously disconnect into greater incongruence, rather than welcoming the mirror image of God within their own being, uniquely expressing his multi faceted dimensions through their life.
My journey has given me a heightened awareness of those who are mired down in fear and denial, denouncing and rejecting their own emotions relegated as evil. No wonder we are so confused about true identity!
The idea that one can cut off parts of self intentionally or unintentionally through denial is crazy making. This myth wreaks havoc on one’s wellbeing and ability to live authentically and wholly. It creates a war of inner rejection and the illusion of separated self. In actuality there is no separation, because we are united with God!
For those willing to recognize this mental myth that gets played out in the stories we’ve attached to ourselves, creating a safe place within one’s self becomes the most natural and beautiful thing. Rewriting our story becomes an act of liberation.
However, the rub is: People that don't recognize their need to be released from captivity won't recognize freedom. When we’re used to what is tainted we can't handle clean water.
A fresh river is very different from a stagnant pool; the real is not the same as the counterfeit. Some need to mature before they’re ready for this route, to have eyes opened and to recognize the need to turn away from superstitious dead works and to return to what is real, authentic, and alive within oneself, the very place where God resides.
It’s time to stop looking for identity outside ourselves True identity is where it’s always been, at home.
Day 30, Home, Mixed Media, 30 Paintings In 30 Days
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