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Awakening and Renewed Strength

A time comes in your life when you finally get…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out…ENOUGH! Enough fighting and crying and blaming and struggling to hold on. Then, like a child quieting down after a tantrum, you blink back your tears and begin to look at the world through new eyes.

This is your awakening.

Soul Psychics - Lisa Caza - psychic readings - email psychicsYou realize it’s time to stop hoping and waiting for something to change, or for happiness, safety and security to magically appear over the next horizon.

You realize that in the real world there aren’t always fairy tale endings, and that any guarantee of “happily ever after” must begin with you…and in the process a sense of serenity is born of acceptance.

You awaken to the fact that you are not perfect and that not everyone will always love, appreciate or approve of who or what you are…and that’s OK. They are entitled to their own views and opinions.

You learn the importance of loving and championing yourself…and in the process a sense of new found confidence is born of self-approval.

You stop complaining and blaming other people for the things they did to you – or didn’t do for you – and you learn that the only thing you can really count on is the unexpected.

You learn that people don’t always say what they mean or mean what they say and that not everyone will always be there for you and everything isn’t always about you.

So, you learn to stand on your own and to take care of yourself…and in the process a sense of safety and security is born of self-reliance.

You stop judging and pointing fingers and you begin to accept people as they are and to overlook their shortcomings and human frailties…and in the process a sense of peace and contentment is born of forgiveness.

You learn to open up to new worlds and different points of view. You begin reassessing and redefining who you are and what you really stand for.

You learn the difference between wanting and needing and you begin to discard the doctrines and values you’ve outgrown, or should never have bought into to begin with.

You learn that there is power and glory in creating and contributing and you stop maneuvering through life merely as a “consumer” looking for you next fix.

You learn that principles such as honesty and integrity are not the outdated ideals of a bygone era, but the mortar that holds together the foundation upon which you must build a life.

You learn that you don’t know everything, it’s not you job to save the world and that you can’t teach a pig to sing. You learn the only cross to bear is the one you choose to carry and that martyrs get burned at the stake.

Then you learn about love. You learn to look at relationships as they really are and not as you would have them be. You learn that alone does not mean lonely.

You stop trying to control people, situations and outcomes. You learn to distinguish between guilt and responsibility and the importance of setting boundaries and learning to say NO.

You also stop working so hard at putting your feelings aside, smoothing things over and ignoring your needs.

You learn that your body really is your temple. You begin to care for it and treat it with respect. You begin to eat a balanced diet, drinking more water, and take more time to exercise.

You learn that being tired fuels doubt, fear, and uncertainty and so you take more time to rest. And, just food fuels the body, laughter fuels our soul. So you take more time to laugh and to play.

You learn that, for the most part, you get in life what you deserve, and that much of life truly is a self-fulfilling prophecy.

You learn that anything worth achieving is worth working for and that wishing for something to happen is different than working toward making it happen.

More importantly, you learn that in order to achieve success you need direction, discipline and perseverance. You learn that no one can do it all alone, and that it’s OK to risk asking for help.

You learn the only thing you must truly fear is fear itself. You learn to step right into and through your fears because you know that whatever happens you can handle it and to give in to fear is to give away the right to live life on your own terms.

You learn to fight for your life and not to squander it living under a cloud of impending doom.

You learn that life isn’t always fair, you don’t always get what you think you deserve and that sometimes bad things happen to unsuspecting, good people…and you lean not to always take it personally.

You learn that nobody’s punishing you and everything isn’t always somebody’s fault. It’s just life happening. You learn to admit when you are wrong and to build bridges instead of walls.

You lean that negative feelings such as anger, envy and resentment must be understood and redirected or they will suffocate the life out of you and poison the universe that surrounds you.

You learn to be thankful and to take comfort in many of the simple things we take for granted, things that millions of people upon the earth can only dream about: a full refrigerator, clean running water, a soft warm bed, a long hot shower.

Then, you begin to take responsibility for yourself by yourself and you make yourself a promise to never betray yourself and to never, ever settle for less than you heart’s desire.

You make it a point to keep smiling, to keep trusting, and to stay open to every wonderful possibility.

You hang a wind chime outside your window so you can listen to the wind.

Finally, with courage in you heart, you take a stand, you take a deep breath, and you begin to design the life you want to live as best as you can..

Author: Sonny Carroll

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Becoming More Conscious

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You are creating your life experience every single day. Your life is formed from what you think about all day long. The beliefs and attitudes that are so habitual that you don’t even notice them shaping your experiences. Instead of responding to situations from an awareness of All Potentials, you react to stimuli from outdated concepts. By re-acting, acting out an attitude over and over, you remain unconscious of what you’re doing, and that you’re probably sabotaging whatever it is that you want.

Have you ever opened a bag of potato chips and unconsciously nibbled on them while watching a movie? Maybe you’d like to lose weight, but all of a sudden the bag is empty. Oops! You probably weren’t even hungry, but you ate them out of habit.
Wanting a specific thing to happen in your life, you’re actually filling your mental screen with its opposite. The very thing you want to eliminate from your life clutters it up, chattering, “I can’t have,” “I don’t have,” “I don’t deserve.” You believe that what the mental chatter says is truth, maybe because someone you trusted told you it was so. Or you believe in them because they’re happening in your life. You believe life is difficult. Just look at all the problems you have right now. But you don’t have problems because life is difficult; you have problems because you “believe” that life is difficult. You have a mental fog of illusion, delusion, confusion, and this fog permeates every idea and concept you have.

You’re not alone. We all have this fog to some degree. But you can shine a light on your attitudes to burn away the mental fog. Begin by examining the old standards by which you judge yourself. Are they appropriate for you now, or were they only appropriate for you sometime in your past?

For instance, at the beginning of the century, a woman whose legs showed from beneath her dress was criticized. Within twenty years, that opinion was outdated. Are you holding onto ideas that belonged to another generation, but that don’t serve you now? Your life is your life and no one else’s. You have a right to live your life by the standards you create for yourself. So assess the rules you live your life by, and decide what you want to keep, and what you want to release. It’s your right.

Affirmation:

The Light of Spirit now dissipates any confusion as to my True Identity. I am a blessed expression of Infinite Intelligence. Any outdated concept now dissolves in the Light of Truth. I now accept all that I am and all that I am truly worthy of. I am fully qualified to create standards for myself that reflect my True Self. I give thanks for my freedomFree Web Content, and release these words to make the changes necessary.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Linda-Ann Stewart is a nationally known hypnotherapist, writer, and workshop facilitator with over twenty-five years background in metaphysics. At her website at http://www.cedarfire.com, she offers personal development articles, affirmations, online spiritual growth courses, audiotapes, and a free newsletter. She can be reached at linda-ann@cedarfire.com

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