I have joined a lovely project called "The Pagan Blog Project" where each Friday we write about anything connected to the spiritual realms, wicca, pagan etc. I love to write so decided that I needed a challenge for every friday where I can explore idea's and ponderings and write about them. Some of my blogs may be short and others lengthy I guess it will depend on how my mood flows but I welcome you all to join me along my path.
This week's topic for me is acceptance, the word can look and sound scary for some of us as it brings about inner emotions that we may have tried to hide that belong to our past or we may be going through some difficulties in the here and now. I guess we all want to be accepted just for being us, no strings attached but when we come across a mountain that allows us limited or no access at all we can start to retreat backwards even if only a few steps. We might even feel like it is our fault, that we are not good enough, don't have the required knowledge to be a part of a certain group when in reality none of that holds any truth for we all have the ability to learn, that's what makes us special.
I feel that the key element is that we learn to accept ourselves before we do anything else in life, hard on times yes but if we take the time to get to know more about what makes us tick, our likes, dislikes etc then we become tuned in to our inner soul. By doing this it will help us to grow in confidence, to see that it is ok not to be the same as another person after all we are each of us unique in our own way and this is what you will bring to any friendship or group. We want to be able to shine within our own love and acceptance, to be able to stand up in front of people and share what we have without having to hide from our truths.
When we don't hold the key to our own doorway that will lead us to our place of happiness we shrink, apologize way to often for anything and everything and usually are too sensitive, instead we should hold the key and open that door letting our heart guide us forward. By doing this we will become stronger within our being, we will stand up and be counted while feeling at ease with our self, for when we know and understand who we are then so shall others around us, they will come to us guided by the light that shines so brightly around us. When you accept who you are you will notice how differently the world see's you and how you will be drawn to opening up to more knowledge. By accepting who you are it can make it easier to feel as if you are contributing to life, to someone, whether that be love for others, helping those who need guidance, sharing written words or simply just giving a hug to that one person who really needs to know everything will be alright. It isn't always a easy path but then if life was easy we wouldn't learn very well and would be stuck if a certain issue did crop up, take each day as it comes and learn to love, to laugh and to respect who you are.
I accept who I am and I accept you as a friend. I accept that I can change my life and do not accept that I have to take what is left. I accept that daily life brings a variety of up's and down's but I accept my ability to embrace them and work through them. I accept what is positive and work with it and I accept negativity exists but refuse for it to be a part of my life.
Acceptance of you because you are so worth the beautiful soul you are.
© The Faery Enchantress 6/1/12