For the first time in months I found myself struggling to write my Musing. I even had a strong inspiration, a phenomenal book called “Essentialism” by Geoff McKeown. So, as I waited to connect to my muse, my “golden thread,” it finally dawned on me. I don’t need to say anything about the content of the book, because it was already done, skillfully and impressively by him. Instead, speak about what it inspired within. Here’s what came:
If we are each here to bring our individual genius, and embodied peace to this world, then we must become clear about what truly matters to us. That way our priorities and actions are true to our core. True to our heart of hearts. True to our higher beliefs. And true to our Essence. In other words, aligned to our individual purpose, gifts, and resources. Yet the busyness of life makes it amazingly easy to become distracted, to misalign from our clearest self and truest intent. What I read in that book, grounded how to align purpose with daily living. But more than that, as I sat with the message, it affirmed something powerful for me, it is an act of love and service to all, to no longer drain yourself through overdoing.
It’s actually OK to truly be yourself; for you can responsibly attend to others without dishonoring self. Yet it requires no longer doing those things that deplete and distract you, pulling you away from your targets. Being who you are, doing what you are meant to do, and having time to give and receive love, is healing and inspiring to all. A simple and powerful realigning question we can continually ask ourselves is this: