Which ancient fears shape you?
What would wild success look like to you?
These questions have been shooting through my brain in recent days.
I have become aware of an outer shell that I carry, that is a direct result of my own shame, sense of insufficiency and self-doubt, it is the opposite of all these things – it is confident, jubilant, cherishing and proud – it is the shell around the pearl. Who sees the pearl? Who sees the delicate, vulnerable, precious gift behind the bravado, behind the shame, the guilt and the doubt? Isn’t it courageous when we dare prize open the shell and glimpse the beauty – even more courageous those who bear their souls and wash it clean with vulnerability.
When we look at what needs to happen for this shell to crumble, for this shell to dissolve, the wisdom takes you to forgiveness, abundance and courage. When the obstacles are recognised and removed, the river runs free and deep, with a strong current, pushing, forcing the flow to connect with the ocean, urgently and beautifully.
What does your life look like, with the obstacles removed?
Mine was an open sea with dolphins and islands, I am in a comfy sailing boat, in a gentle summer breeze, people laughing on the beach, plenty of deserted spaces to be at peace, safe, warm and plenty to eat. There are a few horses on the island and they want to be ridden. Life is good!
Close your eyes and imagine your life without the obstacles you have placed in your own way!