|Weave your words to create the fabric of your life|
The biggest difference was made when I learned to recognize the language of life in contrast to the kind of dialog running in the back of my mind like the subtitle of a silent movie that left me feeling hopeless, helpless and powerless over my life.
One of the first things I learned and one of that last things I "got" ..
Was understanding the difference
Between feeling powerless
Making the connection between my (then) today where I felt powerless
and that this was a normal response
to having actually
in my past
I came to understand
in my (then) today
I continued to
And this was not at all helped by all the helpful folks who kept reminding me
Those groups where the first thing we have to admit to is being
Then all the other well intentioned folk
who were telling me I was such a control freak and needed to
Telling me that I couldn't control everything, that I needed to accept life as it was...
no one ever told me what I
have power over.
So I continued on
trying to do my best
do what I was told
trying to do it
only it never was
And what I've discovered along the way is ...
that I could unveil
by checking and challenging
the language I used
all the time
that told me that I was
And that while I was powerless over people places and things outside of myself
I held the power to become the creator of my life
that I would no longer be a victim of life.
So - thank you therapists, friends, family and those 12 step groups that mean well but
to tell someone who has never owned their own intrinsic magical and mystical power
that they are
not so helpful.
In order to learn to let go of the learned external controlling of people places circumstances and things....
which are the things I am powerless over
I had to discover how to own my own power.
In the end - the change came in choosing to move on to learning how to regulate my life from the inside out by
changing my language from that of despair
to that of design.
The language of life is where I learned to make the shift from "tell me what to do to be well so I can live well" to...
"I am well and can learn how to live".
Here's to you, you amazing beam of light and life!
You got the magic in you!
I'm beaming at your brilliance!
Seek Knowledge, find Wisdom, live your Truth!
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