Good morning my friend. I am happy you decided to stop by and visit with me. I have re-learned a valuable lesson this week. In the process of learning I found a renewed sense of serenity. The lesson encouraged me to re-focus my attention on my footwork and to check my motives. As I heeded what I was being taught, I was able to let go and trust the process, once again.
You see I had allowed myself to become emotionally invested in specific outcomes. When the outcomes did not occur I experienced some sadness and then discouragement. Through owning my discouragement I was able to identify why I was sad. My awareness encouraged me to take some action. I made the decision to let go of any specific outcome.
In essence, my discouragement proved to be a gift because my discomfort motivated me to find a solution. After I realized why I was discouraged I allowed myself to be sad. Through accepting and owning my feelings I embraced my humanity. As I embraced my humanity I was able to let go of the notion that I know what is best for me. Consequently, I was able to let go of the timing and the harvest.
When I accept my finite human limitations I am able to rest. As I rest in the process, I am able to trust that I will get what I need. I do not have to know the big picture. I do not need to force solutions. I do not have to get the cart before the horse. I do not have to figure “it” all out. Instead I can enjoy the journey. I can revel in the footwork while trusting the God of my understanding. I can relish in the lessons that I am learning without judgment and I can trust the process.
You too may have been discouraged because specific outcomes did not come to pass. You may have lost trust in the process, in a loving God and in yourself. You are not alone in your struggle my friend. My encouragement to you, as I encourage myself, trust the process. Do your footwork and then let go of specific outcomes. You and I do not have to figure “it” out. You and I can let go of our need to control the process. You and I can let the pieces of our destinies fall into place at the right time.
And in the event that you can’t see the forest for the trees, please slow down my friend. More will be revealed.
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