Gratitude. Success. Awakening. Relationship. Growth. Loss. Change. Abundance.
How do you measure success? I used to measure if by outside things and by what other people said or thought about my life. All of which can be useful information and perhaps very valid measures. However, I now measure success most powerfully by how I feel.
Please know that I am not talking about passing emotions, but rather the intuitive and physical sense of who I am in my body on this earth and how connected I feel to the highest awareness of myself and others.
I mean, really, how do I feel? Inside. DEEPLY inside every single one of my cells.
Do I feel loved?
Do I feel capable and willing to face whatever is ahead of me, whether it might be tagged “good” or “bad”?
Do I feel honest with myself and others?
Do I feel purposeful? Are my days well-spent?
Do I feel connected? Am I reaching out to others? Am I allowing myself to receive?
Do I feel new? Am I letting myself change and be changed?
Do I feel scared? Am I taking on new challenges and opening my heart wider?
Do I feel happy? Am I allowing myself to be the best that I am and enJOYING it?
At the end of the day, only YOU KNOW what is true for you.
How do you feel?
It’s OK if you don’t know or it you are overwhelmed but what you discover. We are all on this path in a different place. But when our culture values so many of these other questions:
What do you do?
How much do you make?
How cool is your car?
How many children do you have?
How successful are those kids?
How much do you know?
I think we could use a little balance. So again, I ask: HOW DO YOU FEEL?
Know that whatever is true for you is exactly where you are supposed to be. TRUST your path. TRUST your awareness. You are a beloved being of creativity and the world is not complete without you. Thank you for being you and being in my life in some way. And when you need help, ASK.
Let’s all continue to AWAKE, AWAKE, AWAKE
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