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holding your own

Holding Your Own

    Trust yourself. Trust what you know.

    Sometimes, it is hard to stand in our own truth & trust what we know, especially when others would try to convince us otherwise.

    In these cases, others may be dealing with issues of guilt & shame. They may have their own agenda. They may be immersed in denial. They would like us to believe that we do not know what we know; they would like us not to trust ourselves; they would prefer to engage us in their nonsense.

    We don’t have to forfeit our truth or our power to others. That is codependency.

    Believing lies is dangerous. When we stop trusting our truth, when we repress our instincts, when we tell ourselves there must be something wrong with us for feeling what we feel or believing what we believe, we deal a deadly blow to our self & our health.

    When we discount that important part of ourselves that knows what is the truth, we cut ourselves off from our center. We feel crazy. We get into shame, fear & confusion. We can’t get our bearings when we allow someone to pull the rug from under us.

    This does not mean that we are never wrong. But we are not always wrong.

    Be open. Stand in our truth. Trust what you know. And refuse to buy into denial, nonsense, bullying, or coercion that would like to take you off course.

    Ask to be shown the truth, clearly – not by the person trying to manipulate or convince you, but by yourself, your Higher Power & the Universe.

Today, I will trust my truth, my instincts & my ability to ground myself in reality. I will not allow myself to be swayed by bullying, manipulating, games, dishonesty or people with peculiar agendas.

 “The Language of Letting Go”


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Thank you Elizabeth - truly a great post because ultimately it is between us & Him, "they" weren't ever really a part of it (I paraphrased a quote from Mother Teresa there). Thx for reminding me the importance of just being grounded, here & now. Thx, - Pat B

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