There are two kinds of truth. There is “the truth” and there is “perceived truth”.
Our perceived truth isn’t always the truth. Our experiences in life teach us the truths we believe. Our perceived truth comes from our ego and the ego has many fears, false beliefs, and old ways of thinking, being and living. The ego also follows others especially if we think they are important or more powerful than us.
The truth comes from our heart. Our heart listens to the guidance of our soul. It doesn’t listen to what others think and doesn’t like rules. It listens to how it makes us feel.
The problem is that life has taught us NOT to feel. It has taught us to listen to our head, listen to others because they know better, do this or that because everyone else is doing it. Put our feelings aside and go blindly where everyone else goes.
It takes courage to listen to “the truth”. The truth from your heart goes against popular thinking. It requires us to go within ourselves and do some questioning.
Ask yourself what you believe about yourself. Are you loveable, fun, can accomplish anything you desire? What about your beliefs about money? Do you believe it’s hard to get or keep, or you never have enough. Whatever your beliefs are is a conditioning you have believed in and so it is your perceived truth, your ego.
The truth is that you are loveable because you have a heart and soul, because you exist. The truth is there is more than enough money to go around.
Do you believe life is hard? That’s because of the experiences you’ve been through that have caused you pain and hurt and you have never healed these areas in your life. When you forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn’t know and forgive those who have hurt you, you make space in yourself to receive the good life has to offer.
The truth is forgiveness is a choice, not a feeling. When you choose to forgive others and yourself, the feelings will come. You have free will and it is an act of your will to choose to forgive and allow the experiences in your life to make you better and not bitter. When you choose to forgive it also opens you up to receive new experiences of love and laughter, joy and peace into your life.
Do you believe you’re not good enough, smart enough, or you could never do that!, where did those beliefs come from? Parents and teachers can only teach us from what they know. You don’t know what they have been through in their lives. Hurt people, hurt people. The truth is you are enough! And you can do anything you desire if you believe you can.
If you believe that money is hard to come by and there’s never enough, ask yourself why you believe that. Did you grow up in lack? Did your parents say “we can’t afford that” or “money doesn’t grow on trees”. You have taken that belief on as your own. Do you truly believe it? The truth is what you “think” you will receive. If you think there’s never enough, there never will be enough. And it’s not just money. The same can be said for relationships, job possibilities, and your home, anything in life.
The truth is there is always enough and there is always more than enough. Spend some time and imagine how your desired life would look. Would you have a different job? Would you be driving a different car, live somewhere else? How would you feel – at peace, happy and free?
When you can think of your life from a different perspective, get a different picture in your head than the one you’ve always had, things begin to change. The possibilities are endless.
The truth is you are enough. It’s your perception – what you believe to be true – that needs to be challenged. Dream big – allow yourself to dream.