Ever felt like sometimes you take one step forward and 2 steps back?
"No one tells you this, but getting into alignment with your inner being can sometimes feel like baptizing a cat." - Michelle Kay
The other day I saw this quote and thought it was so funny and so real for us in this path of awakening.
Our soul is continuously calling us to listen and to align our selves to authenticity, compassion, and love.
When we follow the calling there is a point when we realize that it requires a lot of re-adjusting, trial and error, healing and letting go, and so our egos become like a mad cat resisting "water" like the plague.
Here is what I have discovered to tame "the cat" and gracefully get it to love the water:
- Don't force, shame or guilt "the cat" to get in the water if it's not ready, instead have compassion and take little steps at the time.
- Listen to what "the cat" needs at that moment. When our needs are met,...