The wisest of sages know it. So do Buddhist monks and the most connected spiritual leaders among us.
Well-being is a choice.
To have it, to achieve it, to snatch it out of the sky is our decision. That's it.
Whether or not we choose to accept it is totally and completely up to us.
It's available at all times.
Feeling that sense of ease, that sense of safety, that sense of confidence and wholeness that well-being brings, depends entirely on whether we let it in, on whether we let it bathe us in comfort and peace, or whether we box it out, refusing to feel its softness.
The proverbial $#it has hit the proverbial fan over here in my sunny corner of Bloomfield, so I'm going to step away from this blog--my safe place, my pet project, my sweet spot, where I air all of my public grievances and shout into a vortex--for a spell.
'Til things get easier.
Because sometimes when well-being seems to evaporate, seems to be made Unavailable At This Time to those we love, we drop what we're doing and we go to them and sit next to them and face the truth together and we hold their hand.
We just hold their hand.
In truth, there's not much more can be done, really, by us mere mortals.
Except--except!!--to remind ourselves, our tribe, that the white light of the holy spirit, or God, or Source, or whatever you want to call it, is shining upon us all day every day.
That there can be comfort even in the unlikeliest, most horrific depths of despair.
That these skin-covered vessels we call our body temples are just out for a wild ride through space and time, making a stop on this here planet we call Earth.
We're on this ride that we selected. It's like choosing between riding the Thunderbolt versus the Jackrabbit. It'll be bumpy, it'll whip you around, it'll fill you with terror at points and full-on ecstasy at others.
But when it's all over and the train pulls into the station, we will be okay.
You will be okay.
Because we can choose to let well-being in. It may look very different to you than it looks to me. It may look nothing like you want it to look. It might not meet the strict parameters you've laid out for your life.
But try to ease up on those hard-and-fast req's.
Let the sun shine in. For the love of Pete. (Who was Pete, anyway?)
Breathe--if you can. Even if it's through a tube. Even if it's through a ventilator. Even if it's through a panic attack. Even if it's through a ten-car pileup. Try.
Remember there is energy. Remember you are energy.
Remember that energy is neither created nor destroyed. It merely shifts forms and becomes something altogether different.
How freaking amazing is that?
You are infinite and beautiful. And you can be well.
If you want to.
"We want to speak about freedom: This is a Vibrational Universe. The only Source that flows is the Source of Well-Being. And, physical and Nonphysical, we are all free to allow that Well-Being to flow to us and through us or we can pinch it off. It is our call — every time…"
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