Sometimes it’s hard to feel part of the whole, especially when everything in your life seems to be tearing you apart. When you are seemingly under attack from enemies and friends alike and you appear to be completely alone. But this is just an illusion. Perhaps a very convincing one, but an illusion all the same. And it can be hard not to fall for it and lash out. It can be hard not to take things personally and try and fight it
But if you do nothing, and let your thinking subside… because that’s where the separation lies, not in the real world… then you will rise again to the surface and you will feel whole again. Now I’m not one for giving any practical advice about any of this. C’mon, the last sentence even says ‘do nothing’… but I will say that when this happened to me very recently, I was aided by saying the following sentence over and over again: “I love you”.
I was saying it to myself, to the Universe, to the people who I felt had ‘wronged’ me, to everyone in fact. And I guess it doesn’t really matter whether or not it helped speed up things or not, the fact that it is a loving thing to say somehow made it all OK anyway, even in the midst of despair.
So I wanted to share this story that a lovely friend of mine, Rachel Norwood sent me: