“Everything comes to us that belongs to us, if we create the capacity to receive it.”
~ Rabindranath Tagore
* Do you have the capacity to receive what is ready to be given?
* What is it that belongs to us that we do not have?
These are powerful questions to ask as we look towards a New Year.
At a time when we are bombarded with setting goals to be become better, thinner, healthier, more successful, etc, etc, etc … this quote made me pause and reflect on how ridiculous New Year Resolutions really are.
They give our ego something to focus on, and our mind a challenge. Resolutions are engaging and stimulating, yet they take us away from who we already are.
The answer is not to reach for something outside of ourselves, but to connect to who we really are. Then we are ready to receive the abundance that life has to offer.
There is nothing wrong with who you are. There is no need for a New You this year! Instead get to know more about who you are. When we look inwards with curiosity and compassion, a shift happens and things start falling into place around us.
It isn’t magic. Its just a different way of being in this world.
Instead of letting our ego be in charge (being fearful and looking out for ourselves) we become aware and present, more authentic, and loving and kind. We realize that happiness lies in the present moment, and we let ourselves open up to what unfolds.
In this way we have the capacity to receive what belongs to us all.