Oh, the fun of being a human–the good, the bad, and the downright fugly.
Let’s face this together; we have all been the villain of someone’s story. You have also been an AmaZing friend, lover, sister, brother, and hero. Nobody escapes this truth.
This villainess is true of all of us at different points in our lives. Why wouldn’t we be the contrast in this colorful life… Isn’t that how we expand and express ourselves?
We are all a crazy-ass mixed bag of archetypes; victims, heroes, villains, saviors, good, bad, right, and wrong, and nothingness—Please stop me if I am out of my mind.
After all, all those well-meaning caregivers made sure we were going to have an exciting life of pain and pleasure. Our bodacious adventures depended on downloaded context, on experience, and mostly, it was fueled by how we choose to respond to events in our lives.
Thanks, Mom and Dad, and well-meaning contributors.
We are living mantras, we chant out a vibe all day long, and someone or something answers eventually.
Recognizing that nobody is absolutely perfect and everybody has made mistakes does not excuse us from our own. Still, it does help relieve a degree of the fear that we, alone, are somehow defective, because we are not alone or defective, but living a Divined orchestrated life.
Our less-than-desirable behaviors came from; misunderstanding(s), lack of knowledge, not knowing, lack of self-awareness, and not recognizing someone else’s feelings—all innocent acts.
Most of all, those colorful, poetic behaviors stemmed from our pain and our desire to escape that pain. Imagine the oxymoron of it all.
The point is not to get caught up in the story and make it real because of an error in judgment(s). In the next exhale, this will be over and history.
We have all heard that expression—only fools rush in and fools know; new beginnings, having faith in the future, being inexperienced, not knowing what to expect, having beginner’s luck, improvisation, and believing in the universe. Fools take the journey with a light heart—a colossal LEAP of FAITH into the unknown.
On the upside of the downside-—We always have a choice, and that is to forgive ourselves because there is nothing to forgive. Geeeez Louise, can somebody help us?
The point of those mishmash behaviors is; DO NOT… I repeat DO NOT make it real. Soon it will be yesterday’s news.
This easy, not so easy fix of self-forgiveness is a decision that we make to free ourselves from the aggressions we think we committed towards ourselves or another. One day we will stop doing that—I hope.
We are all born innocent I would like to believe, and we have all done nothing wrong. But our beliefs would have us believe otherwise. <Sigh> It all feels like a circle jerk at times.
When we don’t take the plea to forgive ourselves, we continue to survive in the old beliefs, energy, and old storyline(s).
Which all go back to the same ole story— a lack of love, fear, and let us not forget the G U I L T. Somewhere inside each of us at the deepest parts of ourselves, know that it is an error in our thinking.
We tell ourselves little lies to inflict some form of punishment or to justify what never happened. BUT—-By choosing self-forgiveness, we are deciding to stop the insanity and stop withholding love and forgiveness. Sounds so easy, doesn’t it?
Self-forgiveness is an agreement we make with ourselves to choose love over fear and peace over conflict.
When we prioritize self-love, we will change our decision not to go down with the ship, and forgiveness will be the life raft.
Surrendering all this nonsense, the crazy-making we have inflicted upon ourselves and possibly others—hand the problem over to our higher selves, the universal energy, we are freeing ourselves from the games people play that binds us to the untruth of who we are.
The relief from suffering happens in an instant as soon as we choose to forgive, let it go, surrender, and be the peace, the freedom, and the love we want.
Remember, shit happens all day long!