Ever had one of those days where you feel emotionally exhausted and spiritually battered?
Today was a day like that for me. As I sat down to collect my thoughts and do a bit of a ‘defrag’ on my tired brain and my heavy heart, it came to me: Remember why you’re here!
I don’t want to bore you with the details of why today was an especially challenging or exhausting day, because it really doesn’t matter in the end. I know that a year from now, none of this will matter, so I can process it and let it all go.
But in processing and working through my thoughts and feelings, I always ask myself
What is the lesson? What can you learn from this?
Today was a hard day and it was an ‘ugly’ day where a lot of negative energy and hate came my way. I look at it and I can feel empathy for the person who is acting from a place of fear. I can look at it and I can accept that none of it is actually personal and that today, I was simply collateral damage in someone else’s battle with their demons.
Remember why you’re here..
I can go to sleep tonight with peace in my heart because I DO remember why I am here.
In fact, I think we are all here to spread love and all that it represents: kindness, empathy, respect, generosity, joy, gratitude, laughter, happiness, comfort, friendship – all that is good and true in this life.
I know that I can make the world a better place just by being kind and showing love, respect and kindness to all living beings.
I know that I make a positive difference in the lives of people I encounter on this journey and I know that I am aligned with my purpose and living true to my soul’s destiny, when I simply vow to myself and the universe to strive to leave people (even just slightly) better off and a little ‘lighter’ than they were before our paths crossed.
So, as you’re reading this… and during the times that you feel low, just take a step back. Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Long, deep, calming breaths. And remember why you’re here…