Be yourself. Open and receive all that you are – the darkness and the shame – the beautiful and the bright. They are equally precious and holy.
Love starts with you. You cannot love another to any greater degree than you love and accept yourself. Neither can you truly receive love to any greater degree than how much you love and accept yourself. It all starts within – in your own precious heart.
When you look outside of you and see ugliness, darkness or shadows and you judge – those are the refection of the places – the shadows within yourself that you have not yet embraced or fully welcomed.
The more you welcome all of you – the whiny and as well as shiny bits – the greater the acceptance – the more love and abundance you are able to bring into your life. The greater the integration that is created. The stronger the foundation and capacity. The greater your ability to create what you choose. What you love. What is joy.
No part of you can be left behind. Because none of you is unlovable. Take all of the children of your being – every single part of you and hold hands with them. Bring them ALL with you.
In order to have the life you most deeply desire you must first love all that you are. Everything. Every part.
Love the one who cheats. The one who tells lies or half truths to get what it wants, needs – love, safety, welcome, refuge. Love the coward. Love the one who remains small because it is safer that way. Love all the ones that have learned their roles over lifetimes of habituated responses.
Love the part that feels guilt and over-responsibility – the one that carries burdens that are not even yours to carry. Love the part that holds back, doesn’t tell the truth because it might rock the boat. It might offend.
The tiniest most shame-filled bits of you are Love. Are loved. It is time to welcome them all into the Light. Hold them with love, like a long lost beloved. To sink more fully into this go here.
Tell the truth now. Trust that it will carry you forward. There is nothing and no reason left to hide, dear one. Now is the time. The more you show up in your own Truth – the more you show up in all your imperfect glory – the more you will attract that which matches that Truth. Matches the Essence that you are – what you hold most dear and truly valuable.
Follow the flow of Life – Follow Ease.
Pay attention to what feels awful – hard and filled with struggle. Where do you tense? Contract? Where are the places you feel heavy and agitated? Unlovable? These are the places where you are flowing upstream. Turn and choose more ease. Choose love. Choose acceptance. Choose peace. Choose rest. Just for this moment. Choose this.
Let all of your ideas about hard equating value be laid to rest. Let them fall away.
The river, the stream – it flows around the boulders, always moving back toward its source. It follows gravity. It is the essence of ease and flow. Be the river. Be the flow. Let it carry you.
If you find yourself pushing against something – step back. Let go in the moment. Let go of your ideas about what is needed. Your stance of making something happen. Let go of your need to push it forward in your timing.
Let go and walk away for a while.
Go outside. Sit quietly and breath. Ask for and call in support. Surrender and ask for a new perspective. A new view. Be willing to do something different. To open the door to other possibilities.