Happy Monday. Have an amazing beginning to your week. Have a great day. Enjoy.
Always do your best…….embrace authentic empowerment and you will always be on purpose. Our spirituality is unique to each one of us. It is the realm of our soul and it gives our life meaning and definition. So the notion that spiritual people are always quiet, peaceful souls, who never feel what they have to feel is naive. Being spiritual doesn’t mean that you don’t feel strong emotions; such as anger, frustration, loss, and fear, it just means that while you experience these emotions, you do so with awareness and consciousness. In fact, some of our finest leaders have shown us the soul of their leadership as they leave us better than they found us. They have also called out the injustices of our time with strong language and conviction. They can listen with compassion to our troubles because they have had troubles of their own. Because of their pain they are able to offer the balm of their presence.
Privilege may prevent you from seeing what others may be experiencing, so empathy for the plight of others is key to bringing balance and harmony as we blend all the parts of ourselves together. Judgement is a tool of the ego and when we sit in judgement of others when we haven’t bothered to understand their experience and point of view. We give full power to our own ego, not our soul. So we must learn to use our voice when things are not right. We must remember that when we stay silent about things that matter, we choose the side of the oppressor, not the oppressed. Learn to trust your mind, your mindfulness will guide you to speak out about what really matters to you. It will help you to choose your words and your approach. Bright minds cast their light on one another. Namaste.
Robert F. Kennedy said “Every time we turn our heads the other way when we see the law flouted, when we tolerate what we know to be wrong, when we close our eyes and ears to the corrupt because we are too busy, or too frightened, when we fail to speak up and speak out, we strike a blow against freedom, decency, and justice.”
By Lisa Scott ~ Executive Life Coach