Knowing is nothing compared to thoughts and feelings.
– Something Within
This was the AHA moment in my morning meditation today.
I was reading when the insight dawned: how many times has my knowing not influenced my thinking or feeling about life?
I began tracing how my thoughts and feelings are what inspire the actions that co-create my life (reality, perception, perspective, experience, etc.). My knowing, if I don’t do anything with it, just sits there like books on a shelf — collecting dust, appearing important and taking up space.
I literally saw the correlation like Neo finally seeing the matrix (after he died).
There is a necessary death before something new can be birthed and have ample nourishment. For me, it was realizing this wisdom:
“The only thing we’re ever dealing with is a thought, and a thought can be changed.” – Louise Hay
I can only WATCH what I think about anything or anyone any given time. I really have very little control over even my thoughts. But when I choose to just watch them, something happens.
I become IN-powered: my sense of strength in any given situation is rooted in how I choose to be in my moments, and I choose to be watchful to see what watching can do. I’m strong enough to admit what’s out of my hands, and wise enough to hol