This post is inspired by one earlier (Being There is Enough) where the focus was on being there for someone else. Now it is your turn. xo

open your heart
Sometimes all we can do is to be there for our selves…
Being present to our inner state, without judgment or temptation to fix.
Setting aside our urge to make things different or somehow “better”,
By evaluating the pieces and trying to mould them into solutions that make sense,
Or rushing to move past the hurt and discomfort of feelings and thoughts.

In this place of being right here, allow the strategic mind to quieten and open your heart.
Simply be with your heart and your own aching humanity.

In this vulnerable place, the life energy that flows through us all begins to expand and flow.
This knowing presence that acknowledges the sadness, loss and yearning.

Remember, within all of us is a deep longing for love and wholeness.
Trust that when you touch this tender place, the life energy will awaken and transform you.
Let it flow within you and through you.

All is well in its presence.

21 comments on “* Being There For Yourself

  1. It’s wonderful to be here with you, Val!

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  2. suzicate

    Beautiful thoughts…and the phoenix arises from the ashes!

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  3. Phoenix Rising …. I love this Suzi! Thank you 🙂

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  4. Love it, and as always, it’s such a good message and reminder. We deserve kindness, especially from ourselves!

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  5. All is well and all will be well . . . when we replenish ourselves from the bottomless well within.


  6. Wise and wonderful words, Val.
    Thanks, they mean a lot to me.


  7. I love this post very much! 🙂 ❤ Thank you! ❤


  8. Very beautiful Val; simple words of great and transformative profundity. H ❤

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  9. Val, I needed this today…thank you ♥


  10. Trying – maybe trying too hard?

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    • Julie, I think you might have answered your question. Its hard to think ourselves into a new way of being. The answer isn’t in our mind, its connecting to our senses and what we are feeling. Like that special gentle touch. The smell of a flower. The clean air in our nostrils. The calming cup of tea. The sun coming up…
      Sending you a hug.

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  11. Beautiful thoughts, Val. Thank you.

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  12. Oh, yes, indeed! ❤

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  13. Reblogged this on Positive Thoughts Positive Life 4 Everyone and commented:
    Top 1 or 2 For Me..My Hat Is Off To You…Thank You again.


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