I love the scene in the movie, Wayne’s World where Garth and Wayne are bowing down at the feet of their singing goddess idol repeating “we’re not worthy, we’re not worthy.” I have been writing about prosperity now for years. And it always amazes me how much self-worth impacts net-worth. Our self-worth, the way we feel about our worth and value, has the ultimate impact on our net-worth; or more accurately what we will allow ourselves to experience. And many of us are like Wayne and Garth, repeating the mantra “we’re not worthy, we’re not worthy” deep in the recesses of our mind....
Do you trust? One of my favorite scenes from Disney's movie Aladdin is where Aladdin as "Prince Ali" is riding on his magic carpet trying to persuade Princess Jasmine to consider going with him for a ride. Aladdin holds out his hand, as he stands on his magic carpet, and says, "Do you trust me?". And Jasmine gives a cautious YYEESS. I think this question of trust is a most powerful and important one to dive into. Do you trust life? Do you trust yourself? Do you trust anyone or anything period? Trust for many of us is the most difficult thing to...
And in this time of crisis, things will change. They are, they will, they must. Once again (just like after 911) ...we will not be going back to normal - because the old normal is gone. And we are going to be creating a new normal.
This new normal will be an expansion.
Now is the time to start investing in what you wish for that new normal to be.
One of my favorite books from 20 years ago was written by Machaelle Small Wright... Behaving as if all life mattered. It is a lovely book discussing nature and our relationship with all of life. It is Machaells learning journey as she created Perelandra nature center. She saw and sees that everything is alive, has consciousness and matters...all creatures great and small. Even Gaia - mother earth has consciousness and matters. The book touched me very deeply at the time (and still does) because I did not look at the world in such a magical way as Machaelle. I looked at it as a scary,...
This is the perfect time to check in and notice all the ways you have been "shoulding" on yourself and others. Notice all of the MUSTS that might not really be musts. And all the HAVE-TOs that some how we are finding we can get along with out.