by Mary O'Meara | January 20, 2019 2:45 am
Many times in life, I have found myself in situations where I have had to “fight”. As I have grown up into my last year of my 30’s, it finally hit me. If it’s a fight, it’s not right.
We shouldn’t need to fight for anything. In a perfect world, we would all have equal rights, pay, privileges, relationships, work and so forth. We wouldn’t need to fight for anything, nor should we. But alas, this is the world we live in. What can we do to change so that our outcome changes? Jim Rohn said it best when he said: “If you will change, everything changes for you”. It’s true, we must be the ones to change in order for the things around us to as well. This doesn’t equate to ignoring the problem, it’s quite the opposite. It requires us to dig deep into why our emotions rise up when we see, or feel unheard, disrespected, or undervalued. Or, in my case, like life isn’t flowing as I wanted it to.
First, we must recognize if what we are fighting for is worth it? Sometimes we want something so bad, that we feel we have to fight for it. Truth be told, if it’s meant to be, a fight is not required. It will flow into our life effortlessly, and with ease.
The next time we feel a fight under the surface begin to boil, ask ourselves this:
Are we pushing for this to occur?
Are we holding onto the outcome too tight?
Are we listening to our higher selves and looking at the greater good for everyone involved?
Our intuition and gut instincts will let us know if it’s right. Ever notice the jittery feeling when something occurs and you just want to jump on it? And that thing we were so excited about, doesn’t happen as we had planned, or at all? That’s because those jitters came from the ego. Ever notice that when something flows into your life gracefully seamless as if meant to be? This is our higher self delivering us our truth. I allowed my ego to be my driver for a VERY long time, I think we all do to some degree. If we want changes to take place in order for life to flow effortlessly and with ease, we must be willing to let go. Let go of the outcome. Let go of other peoples opinions (they’re none of our business anyway). Let go of the fight.
Maybe it’s time to put down the boxing gloves and move on. If it’s a fight, it’s not right. Maybe for now, maybe forever.
May we learn to go with the current of life, not against it. And notice how everything around us begins to change for the better. Be the ripple of peace in a world of fighting, learn to bring light with you (instead of boxing gloves) wherever you go.
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