Hi and welcome back to Second Chance to Live my friend. I am happy to see that you decided to stop by and visit with me. In life I have found that there are many distractions. These distractions can be obvious or they can be very subtle in nature. Sometimes these distractions disorient, delude and disquiet my heart of hearts. My visit over the holidays provided a set of distractions. Three and a half days later my car was stolen from outside apartment.
My car was found later that day, however the process of interacting with the police, towing company, insurance company, rental car agency, and the mechanic shop, prior to getting my car back on Friday provided a unique series of distractions. These distractions, along with being sick this week depleted and diverted my internal energy. In the midst of these distractions the apparent became obvious to me. I had lost my internal bearings. My discomfort motivated me to find a solution. I needed to re-orientate myself to my world.
In my world I am true to myself, I do not criticize my efforts, I know that I am enough and I do not look to people to validate my reality. I do not place myself in situations or around people that choose to deny or minimize my reality. In my world I choose to take care of myself emotionally, spiritually and physically. I choose to avoid placing myself in situations that are emotionally or spiritually toxic. I can be at peace with myself. I choose to respect my limitations. I can choose to not place myself in situations that are going to undermine my emotional, spiritual and physical balance.
I can choose to heal and grow in my creative capacity. I can choose to place myself in nurturing environments. I can avoid environments that are inadvertently motivated by emotional or spiritual hostage taking. I can choose to be true to myself. I can choose to practice healthy self care. In the event that I need to take care of myself in ways that enhance my gifts, talents and abilities, I do not have to make excuses or justify my actions. I can choose to stoke my internal energy. I can choose to stay focused. I can choose to believe that I will succeed. I can choose to believe that my life will bear much fruit.
I can choose to be an actor in my life, rather than a reactor to my circumstances. I can choose to live life on life’s terms. I can learn to use my gifts, talents and abilities regardless of my disability, deficits or limitations. I can choose to learn from my circumstances and see myself as a empowered being. I can choose to find ways to see my passions grow. I can follow my bliss. I can choose to be satisfied with my progress, instead of focusing on unrealistic expectations. I can choose to be kind to myself. I can live life with zest. I can choose to have meaning and purpose.
I can choose to pursue my destiny, one day at a time. I can find my center and I can use my gifts, talents and abilities to be a blessing to my generation. I can choose to believe that the best is yet to be revealed.
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