Once it seemed as though nearly everything I did–celebrating birthdays, visiting friends, enjoying family, working–resulted in some sort of anxiety. I felt as if I was straying from consciously engaging my soul’s path. Participating in the customary activities of life, I feared I was veering off my path. I enjoyed my life, and I also had a nagging sense that my soul’s quest was elsewhere.
Somewhere along the line, I adopted a false belief that my soul’s path was separate from my ordinary life. Confused, I convinced myself that the people, places, and events of my daily existence were not my soul’s path. I secretly wished for a more glamorous path. Shouldn’t my soul’s path be different than this? I was exhausted trying to achieve, manage, and organize the various elements of my life, intent on freeing myself from daily obligations to discover my soul’s path.
What’s more, I assumed that once I completed the details of my human existence, my soul’s path would be magnificently revealed. With the busyness of life occupying my attention, I became frustrated that I couldn’t see the precise path. Try as I might to visualize, energize, or conjure it, the steps of my soul’s path evaded me. I find this (almost) comical now, given how certain I was that my soul’s path would materialize out of thin air and rescue me from my ordinary, little life! Why did I think so little of my humanly existence and assume my soul’s path was separate from, and superior to, my humanity?
Thank goodness I was wrong! The path is much larger and wider; in fact, it encompasses every aspect of human life. Truth be told, it’s impossible to stray from the soul’s path. My life is my soul’s path. Meals, meetings, and even car maintenance constitute the soul’s path. It’s ALL the path! What a wonderful discovery that my path is revealed by living my humanity, not found beyond it, somewhere over the rainbow.
This simple truth has the potential to transform our everyday lives into spiritually enriching adventures, an awareness so inspiring to me, I was moved to write an entire book about it! Discover Your Soul’s Path through the Akashic Records: Taking Your Life from Ordinary to ExtraOrdinary (Feb 3, 2015; pre-orders available now), explores this idea extensively. But, no need to wait for your shift with these questions. If this ordinary day is a segment of my soul’s path, how will I live it? Who will I encounter and how will we interact? What choices will I make? How will I approach my responsibilities? This day in my life is ripe with potential for my spiritual awakening. How could I miss this remarkable opportunity?
In my experience, I can transform any regular day into an extraordinary one, by raising these simple but powerful questions:
- What if these people are ideal for facilitating my spiritual awakening?
- What if these circumstances empower me to love more than ever before?
- What if this is the optimal place for me to be at this moment in time?
This is a game changer, my friends! I invite you to join me in bringing this Power Idea into your day. Notice how these prompts revitalize your relationship with your soul’s path and your fellow travelers. Observe how acceptance and appreciation for the conditions of our life and our human identity, dissolve layers of resistance. Witness how living as if everything is precisely as it should be, shifts your experience. Consider that you are the ideal embodiment of your soul’s expression at this moment in time, in this very place, walking with these perfectly imperfect people. Because you are!