Today’s Soul Whisper… what affects our inner peace?

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It is not what happens to us
that affects our inner peace.
It’s whether or not we accept
the present moment
as an integral part
of our human/soul journey.

 

– Michèle 💖
©Michèle Duquet, all rights reserved

 

 

 

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Friday’s Heart Whisper… the strange pull of what we love ❤️

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Today’s Heart Whisper:

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love.

– Rumi

 

(The following is a short excerpt adapted from my yet-to-be-published book ©Michèle Duquet, all rights reserved.)

 

           Letting ourselves be silently drawn by the strange pull of what we really love means allowing ourselves to love what we love. This may seem self-evident, but more often than not we don’t allow ourselves to accept what we really love because it is outside the norm of what our programming says we ‘should’ be doing. It is a complex inner struggle between what has always been and what has yet to be. It feels self-indulgent or selfish. We can’t imagine letting ourselves indulge in what we really love because of our subconscious belief that we don’t deserve to be doing what we love, experiencing joy without limits. That it can’t be that simple.

            Yet living a life we don’t love, doing what causes displeasure, or being in a toxic environment has consequences.

            The truth is, everything has consequences: the consequence is the life we are living.

 

– Michèle ❤️🦋

©Michèle Duquet, all rights reserved.