A Moment of Stillness

A Moment of Stillness

As December comes to a close, we tend to reflect on our year and idle days gone by. What worked, what bombed, what flourished, what tanked, what tested our faith, challenged our strength and turned us in a brand new direction all make up another year lived in this glorious beast called life.

It's common to go around on the eve of a new year and share new hopes, cast new dreams, claim new resolutions and sprout new intentions. The last few weeks I've found myself in much needed solitude. I've been quiet and enjoying the heck out of it.

 Why so still?

 I've been evaluating my feelings. Feelings with people, feelings with opportunities, feelings with habits, feelings with words and feelings with myself. As I look back, not only on this year, but the last several years, I have a theme: Running. Chasing. Screaming. Game over. The audition has been cancelled. If I ask myself how I genuinely feel, I'm tired. Trust that this is a good feeling, because when we surrender and get real honest with how we really feel....WOOOOSSSSHHHH... a beautiful breakthrough occurs.

In my stillness I've questioned goals, let go expectations and turned off the opinions and guidance of others. Not in vain but in honour - honour of my soul. The divine that lives within already knows the answer to all our questions. The questions show up because the soul whispers quietly until we listen.

That is the moment the clarity comes through.

 Maybe there is nothing to resolve, no problem to fix and nowhere to go. Rest for a minute on the idea that where we are and who we are right here right now is so much more than enough and if that is enough than the moment we are in is right and ultimately enough. So much more than enough. The seeds have already been planted. So where have we been going? Where have I been going? What have I been chasing? Slow down the run girl and dance. I twirl for a second in the same familiar places and then I realize that THIS, right here, is all I need to feel. I feel good. I feel free. There's a new emptiness but it can only now be filled with possibility. Let those seeds grow. When we stop, just long enough, life can find all the dreams that waltz in our soul.

What are you chasing? Who are you screaming for? This year, may I challenge a new resolution? A wish for us to stop, savour and be still. A resolve to feel each and every desire within the soul, energizing the call at the core for life, joy and simplicity. You’ve done enough. You are enough. Stop. Breathe. Receive.

Peace and blessings my sweethartz. May your new year bring grace to the stories that have yet to be written and may the pages turn at the exact moment they should.

From my Heart to Yours

xox

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