My point is this: Much like the rest of nature you will have challenges in pursuing life. You will have people throwing roadblocks up to keep you from getting where you’d like to go. And, yes–yes, you will have pain. There will be other people buzzing their opinions, ideas, and advice in your ear to “help” you. But, you know what??? Live your life anyway! Make your mission to live bigger than any of the adversities that will surely come. My “friends” the insects have anywhere from days to years to live–and, they don’t waste any of it.
For me, I knew at 17, I didn’t want to spend my life hurt, and angry over what I saw as a child. I wanted to be happy. I wanted more for myself. And, I would say that–that pursuit was the bulk of my teenage, and early adulthood. I just decided, there was no way I was going to be unhappy. There was no way, I was going to let the hurtful, painful and sometimes incomprehensible actions of others define me. It was a struggle, a real struggle at times…but, I got there. And, I truly believe that when you decide that you will be happy no matter what, and, really do the work, then happiness is exactly what you’ll get.
Love is an energy that is so amazing because its all ecompassing. Love allows freedom of expression. Can you truly love yourself, if you aren’t honest in how you express yourself? Can you truly love yourself, if your entire identity is built upon the ideas of someone else? …Hm… Can you truly love someone if you keep attempting to mold them into who you want them to be, rather than who they’ve chosen to be. See, I love a lot of people–some of them I can deal with, some of them I can deal with from afar, and some I cannot deal with at all. But, because I love them–I love them where they are, even if that’s far away from me. Love doesn’t require a leash–just so you know.
In the silence, all of your various you(s), aspect, or fragments, etc… come to ask for healing, and eventually integration. If you’re currently scattered, you can bet in your silence moments, there will that part of you that says, “I’m tired of being sad, afraid, perfect, angry, lonely…” They will come to you and ask that you heal them. And, in order to heal, you will have to recall all the emotions that come with healing.