Somewhere within you, there’s an aspect of your being that is always at peace. This part of you sees the bigger picture of your life because it is connected to the whole.
It knows where you come from and where you are going.
It knows the answer to every question.
It knows what’s true, meaningful, important, and real to you and what isn’t.
It knows the lessons you’re here to learn, the healing you most need, and the best people, events, and circumstances that will help you grow.
This place is the truth inside your heart.
Being true to your heart means you make each choice FROM this infinitely wise, peaceful, and loving aspect of yourself… regardless of what others think it is that you should or shouldn’t do. Even if that means sometimes inconveniencing others or pissing them off.
For everything you think, say or do is a choice.
How you dress each day is a choice. What you share or withhold in your conversations with others is a choice. The expression you wear as you greet a total stranger, your best friend, lover, or child is a choice.
How you respond to everything that life sends your way is ultimately a choice.
If you feel that life has put you in a situation where you have “no choice but to” or you just “have to,” please reconsider. There’s a bigger truth.
You always have a choice.
Even not choosing is a choice. Ignoring, postponing, or acting indifferently is also a choice.
What if you could take full and complete ownership of each choice you make?
Begin to see yourself as the creator of your own experience by the qualities of your choices? Choices that are either in alignment or not with the truth inside your heart. Choices you make because you “choose to.”
Rather than feeling overwhelmed by the next decision you think you “have to make,” how about if instead, you place a hand over your heart, take a deep breath, and connect with your heart?
Then, ask yourself these questions…
- Does this choice (person, situation, project, etc) represent who and what I stand for?
- Does this sound, look, and feel like me?
- Does this excite me or make me feel more alive?
- By saying ‘yes’, am I being true to my heart?
- What is the most loving choice I could make right now?
- Does this choice bring me peace?
Then listen, truly listen as if your life depended on it because it does. The life you came here to live, the new opportunities and relationships that await you depend on the choices you make today.
That’s how you consciously create your future.
It’s much easier to live with the choices you’ve made from that peaceful aspect of your being than the choices you’ve made from anger, fear, or wanting to please others or make them happy. The latter, you’ll always regret it.
Making daily, consistent choices that are made from that peaceful and truthful place inside your heart will always lead to inner peace. This is how you know you’re staying true to your heart.
The feeling of peace is your confirmation.
Therefore make choices that bring you peace.
Here’s a guided meditation that will help you align with your inner truth:
From my heart to yours.
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