Start from where you are

It’s mind blowing to contemplate the vastness of a journey across the cosmos that began before time. So mind blowing as to be incredible, and possibly so far removed from your present reality as to be meaningless. Yet such a picture can offer you a much larger canvas to play on, if you can entertain the possibility that there is more to your life than what you have so far been led to believe.

Okay, we’ve opened a portal that leads onto the field of possibilities. It all sounds exciting but how do you get through that portal? You need to start from where you are.

So, where are you? What sort of journey do you believe you’re on? Is it a journey you have control over or are you a victim of your circumstances or of some whimsical God? Maybe you believe in destiny?

Maybe it’s all written in the stars. Maybe it isn’t.

If you’re interested in things written in the stars, you might enjoy, Fractal Time by Gregg Braden. Seems the ancients saw a thing or two in the night sky that might help our climate scientists. I’m not saying it’s the answer, what I am saying is it’s another perspective, and unless you’re prepared to consider other perspectives you’ll stay right where your are.

To move from where you are, first of all you need to work out where you are and how you got there.

If you’re like the rest of us, you have a story. The story of your life that you tell yourself, and anybody else that will listen. Start by questioning your story.

How much of what you tell yourself is the story of your life is actually true? How much of it is simply what someone else told you?

Ever wondered why programs like Who do you think you are? are so popular or why so many people are spending hours on ancestry.com?

People want to know the truth in their stories. What’s the truth in your story?

Peter

One thought on “Start from where you are

  1. I find myself having many responses: if we really accepted that we are able to create our own stories would so much of the suffering in our world be diminished? What keeps us from believing that we can create our own story over and over? Sometimes it is hard to believe this when there is so much not right around us. What questions should we ask of our current story? The process of questioning the story is very helpful and often surprisingly revelatory. I have experienced people actively creating their stories – it is possible. Thank you for your blog – I appreciate the opportunity to share perspectives. And for the invitation/challenge.

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