Inspiration is a feeling of enthusiasm you get from someone or something, that gives you new and creative ideas. I am an Inspirational and Spiritual Counselor. I received my certification in July 2017, but I feel as though this is something that I have done for years. People have always come to me with worries or concerns, and I’ve realized that many of them look at their situation from a very negative perspective. The focus tends to be on what they don’t want, instead of what they want. Believe me that is a major shift in thinking. Though it can be easy, for many it is very difficult. I’ve watched people completely shutdown to inviting good in their lives. But I do know that with practice, and an open heart, it definitely gets easier.
Embracing that concept that every illness or dis-ease, has an emotion connected to it has been eye-opening to me. This is the basis for one of my favorite books, You Can Heal Your Life, by Louise Hay. While this book outlines a series of conditions and the positive affirmations that can help transmute the ailment, the underlining condition is consistent, FEAR. Being inspired to overcome my own fears and to share that with others is a blessing beyond measure.
It’s interesting how we are inspired, especially when we don’t want to change. It can get painful. At least it did for me. Physical discomfort encouraged, inspired, then demanded that I find a better way to cope with life’s challenges. So many symptoms. So many positive affirmations. So much yoga and meditation. Resulting in so many hard decisions that I had to make to embrace true love for myself. I was inspired by my Higher Self.
I have great teachers that still inspire me to be the best version of my Self that I can be today. That requires that I be of services in all the ways that are in the greatest and highest good for me, my family, and my clients. I want to share how my faith helps me press forward even when it’s scary.
I ask for the answers, and they are provided at the right time, and I trust that they are coming. A gratitude list helps me get my mind right in the morning. I prioritize my devotion in the morning, and I watch how there is always enough time for everything I really need to do. With the “world events”, I am learning that worrying doesn’t help because I can believe very little that is on the news. I have to have faith that as I do my best to stay safe and healthy, the One Source will provide for my every need. I feed my mind, body, and soul healthy foods. I am patient and nice to myself, because even in my 50’s, I am still learning. We are all learning.