All of the issues and concerns we have in a lifetime arise from a concatenation (linked events, ideas, concepts, experiences) of innumerable moments and happenings. Nothing occurs because of one detail, as every second of living encompasses billions of nuances we could never quantify.
Tag: self compassion
2020 will for some years be looked at as a milestone, a turning point, or the beginning of another new age. As we drift forward in months and years, our perception will clarify as the truth of recent events are revealed, for those willing to see it. Practiced, controlled and distorted narratives will be challenged, and the greater reasons for everything this epochal moment means to us individually and as a collective will emerge.
I was walking on the beach at low tide the other day, amazed at how much sandy goodness hides under all that salty brine. I came across five large words scrawled in the sand: vax, mask, distance, calm, care. I wish I’d take a photo of it, because it was amusing, annoying and infuriating all at the same time.
Purpose can be an elusive notion. We go through life gleaning insights, aspirations and perspectives from influencers and our environment, but we’re also born with a compass and a map. We just don’t live in a world that actively engenders spiritual relationship with the self.
There’s a clever mind trap that can inveigle those of us who are empathic for years, or even decades of our lives. The idea of caring for others, and the world at large is honorable, but the idea that we can convince or save or awaken any of them is almost always detrimental to our wellbeing. Reality is what it is, so we must be aware enough to pull ourselves back from the endless cycle of trying to remedy that which is well out of our capacity to fix.