“We fear our highest possibilities. We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments, under conditions of great courage.” – Abraham Maslow
In my life I have had various encounters with “greatness” and moments of “great courage” but many times I let them pass, as if the situation was an accident. Over the last week or so I have been contemplating and planning my next move, my next big step. I keep catching myself drifting towards little plans and little ideas. I am very happy I recognize this thinking, since I can then challenge myself to go bigger. My goal is to find that sweet spot between grandiose ego driven plans and a life that is played at a small level due to fear of my highest possibility.
I am not completely sure how I do this. When am I in fear, the stories (lies) I am telling myself have a theme of staying small. When I think about those perfect moments, I want to achieve that “greatness”, and those perfect moments more and more. The perfect place to start must be looking at my fears. Reflecting on those perfect moments, one thing always remains consistent, I was completely free of fear.
Being a contributor to CYLFriday.com has granted me an opportunity to go from doubting my writing skills to being extremely confident in my ability to write. That process happened through having a thought followed by direct action. My next step is to inventory my life and determine where else this has been the case, and what scenarios have allowed me to change my perspective. With a clear perspective, I can have great courage that my choices are perfect and once again I will conquer those limiting fears.
Affirmation: I am ready to live full-out bringing to the table of life the most expressive me that I can.
Call to Action: Where are you playing small in your life and what will you do today to change that? Please share your plans with the CYLF community.
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