For some reason, so many of us are going through horrific challenges. It feels as though the universe is throwing curve balls at an unbelievable speed, and just when we think we can come up for air, we are hit again. From what is happening globally, nationally or personally, none of us are spared in what we have to process on a daily basis. And yes, on top of everything else, Mercury is in that awful retrograde.
My heart is holding so many friends in a cloak of love, light, and spiritual strength. I am personally so grateful for all that I have been given in life……….especially for the challenges and pain. Why? Because it has allowed me to feel compassion and love for others. The gift of all pain is in the “present” of feeling it so that we can heal and help others to do the same.
For those who do not care or feel genuine love for others, they’re equivalent to a new car, running on empty. It may look beautiful on the outside, but on the inside it is an empty vehicle going nowhere. Sometimes the best thing we can do for ourselves when we are struggling with our own pain, is to help others with their pain. In other words, getting out of “ourselves” and being able to help someone else actually is helping ourselves as well.
Unfortunately, we are living in a world that is screaming “ME! ME! ME!” And that is a part of the problem that we experience in finding solace for anyone. As soon as we are able to shift that “me” energy, then we will find our own pain being alleviated as well. For example, if we are overwhelmed by financial hardship, we can lend someone our time and listen to their concerns and pain (no $$ involved). This allows our heart and mind to be in a “giving” way, rather than “taking” and feeling broke and worthless. ...To read the full article, login or become a member --- it's free!
by Geri Jewell