When it comes to what to do, say, or feel, we can be at a loss, blinded by our own self-limiting beliefs, the stories we tell ourselves, and our personal biases and bigotries. To be aware of this is quite important because when we become cognizant of that which holds us back – mainly our thoughts and biases – we can make great change to stop this from happening and live more joyfully. Self-awareness is the answer.
Being aware of our perceptions, perceptual inaccuracies, and how erroneous perceptions can cause us to misjudge the world and hold us back from developing deep relationships and growing through transformation is incredibly important for our spiritual growth. How do we remove those biases? By kindly engaging with those who do not always agree with us. How do they perceive? Can we step into their shoes and see why someone may think or do something a certain way that may seem absurd to us? When we can put ourselves in another’s shoes we are, in essence, a bit reborn. We become more “one” with those around us – even those we perceive as our adversaries.
We all yearn for many of the same things. We wish to be loved, cared for, respected, have good friends, a life filled with meaning and purpose. These are human necessities that all are striving for. Even if we are at odds with the beliefs of others, they are still deserving of love and respect on a soul level. Honor each individual’s path – even if you do not agree with it. There is a learning process going on around us every day with every person we meet and none of us are so evolved that we can cast judgment on those who have differing views, opinions, and lifestyles than we do.
One of the most profound ways to see past yourself is to learn the consciousness tools that assist with spiritual connectivity. Join me in one of my spiritual, consciousness, creativity, or shamanic workshops to learn how to bring sacred, mind-opening experiences into your life to heal, grow, transform, and gain personal knowledge and empowerment: www.AmaraHoneck.com/workshops.
– Much love, Amara