The Daily Love
The Daily Love
The Daily Love
Most of us want to be liked. We want other people to think of us as nice, friendly, kind, and loving. Most of us want the approval of others.
Since childhood, some of us have been trying to get approval, trying to get people to like us and think highly of us. We may be afraid people will leave us if they disapprove of our actions. We may look for approval from people who have none to give. We may not know that we’re lovable now and can learn to approve of ourselves.
In order to live happily, to live consistently with the way our Higher Power wants us to live, and to tap into a way of life that is in harmony with the universe, we need to let go of our extreme need for approval. These unmet needs for approval and love from our past give others control over us today. These needs can prevent us from acting in our best interest and being true to ourselves.
We can approve of ourselves. In the end, that’s the only approval that counts.
Today, I will let go of my need for approval and my need to be liked. I will replace them with a need to like and approve of myself. I will enjoy the surprise I find when I do this. The people who count, including myself, will respect me when I am true to myself.” Just For Today Meditations – Daily Recovery Reading – September 10, 2012.
One of my favorite blogs is The Daily Love and since the end of July, they have been posting the journal of Tom Knell, a former firefighter with a terminal illness
Very briefly, I have recently found that I have a life ending illness. To read more of my story, please click here. This is my journal for last few days, which I am sharing with love and in hopes that it will bring further understanding of at least my process and the transitioning process generally to TDL’s Readers.” via A Gentle Passing….
Tom passed this morning and his story is at an end. It has been quite moving to read his posts in Google Reader amidst all the other sites I follow; each one a powerful reminder of the fleeting nature of life and the fact that time is short. You can read the start of the journey here and the end here…
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The Daily Love via Visual Inspiration: Be The Love!.
I don’t think you can accomplish much in a relationship if you aren’t bringing YOUR best every day. On the surface, self-love sounds ‘wrong’ but it’s the right thing to do! The Daily Love via Visual Inspiration: Love Yourself First!.
The Daily Love via Visual Inspiration: Be Love!.
I love Kute Blackson’s energy and insights. Today’s is no exception:
You attract to you in life who you are.
The experiences and people of your life are an incredible mirror showing you where you are today in your consciousness.
So you are constantly in relationship with yourself. The real relationship is with aspects of yourself that you attract to you in the physical, in the form of the partner and experiences that are in front of you at any given moment.
Take a moment to look at who and what you are attracting.
Do you like what you see? Are there any repetitive patterns?
To the degree you are willing to be responsible for your current reality and the people you attract is the degree to which you will be free and have the power to change your reality.
You are not a victim…
Regardless of what might have happened in your past or what someone might have done to you.
You have a choice in this moment to choose what your experience of yourself and life will be today. You have a choice as to how you will respond and live your present and future.
Playing victim doesn’t serve you in any way. It just keeps you small and powerless. Who you are is so much more.
Sometimes we hold onto being a victim out of feeling right that we were wronged. Staying stuck in victimhood is simply giving away your power to the person that you have perceived hurt you.
Is it really worth it?
Nothing is worth your freedom.
Life is too short and precious. Every second wasted is a moment you will never get back.
Trust that if any wrong is done to you, it is not your job to “right” it. The Uni-verse will rebalance all actions. You cannot cheat the Uni-verse. When you retaliate with anger, resentment or vindictiveness, you simply end up hurting yourself. And it certainly won’t bring you real joy.
It takes real courage to forgive and let go. It takes real courage to take responsibility for your inner experience, especially when someone has wronged or hurt you.
So how much freedom do you want to experience?
Relationship is a great mirror in life.
Many of us want a relationship out there, with a special person, but we’re not even in relationship with ourselves. We want someone out there to give us something, to love us in a certain way, to accept us unconditionally, but we’re not giving that to ourselves.
It has to start with YOU. This is the foundation. This is the key.
In order to attract the right person and relationship into your life you must be the right person with yourself. That’s what you can control. You can’t control others behaviors out there, but you can control taking an honest look at yourself and seeing what the blocks, wounds, insecurities, resentments and fears are inside of you, and releasing them. The more you release, the more in alignment you become with your authentic self, and as a result the more life will reflect this back to you.
As you heal and transform what no longer serves you, you access your innate wholeness. From there, not only will you be able to feel differently within yourself, you will be attracted and attracting differently based on who you have become. No longer seeking to get love from the outside, but living in touch with the love that you are inside.
This is the power you have.
So remember this:
1- Take responsibility for your inner and outer experiences.
2- Learn your lessons from life.
3- Forgive yourself and the others involved.
4- Let go and trust the Uni-verse.
5- Envision your inspired future letting that pull you forward.
You are born to be the best you can be and evolve into the highest expression that your soul is seeking to become in this lifetime.
Focus on what is real, important and brings you more joy.
You are Infinite.
Love. Now.” Source: Who And What Are You Attracting?
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