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Trusting enough to be fully there

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough.” ~Frank Crane

I am not very good at this whole issue of trust. I tend to either way trust too much or not at all, but I seldom manage to find a sensible middle ground. I would normally say that if I had to choose one extreme or the other as being safer, it would be much more prudent to trust less rather than more. And, in general, that’s what I do after having been burned so many times for trusting too much.

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I will do my usual Synchronicity Friday post tomorrow, but I have had such overwhelming synchronicity around one particular phrase this week that I’ve decided that this deserves its own post. A week ago, I mentioned a free song of encouragement from coach Rhonda Britten that I was listening to on constant repeat. This song ends with the words “you are enough” several times.  For whatever reason, this phrase stuck in my mind and would capture my attention each time the end of the song was reached.

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“All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.” –Henry Miller

Although my life has been filled with abundance and many blessings lately, these blessings are also appearing in the form of massive change. In less than a year, everything about my life has been turned upside down. There is no part of my life that is untouched – even my physical appearance and my name are changing. There is nothing I once knew about myself that is unchanged. So even when the changes are good, it leaves me extraordinarily unsettled to have no firm ground upon which to stand while trying to cope with all this. I feel uprooted in every sense, and the stress of this is exhausting me.

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Change and gratitude

I’ve been off on vacation for a week and a half. I wish I could say that the time has been restful, but the time off started with yet another complete overturning of my world, and I have spent the time dealing with the aftermath of that. There is a great deal more that remains to be done, but the amount I have accomplished so far is rather amazing given the short time in which it has been accomplished. I’d like to be able to take credit for the progress made so far, but it has truly been the universe working on my behalf to allow so much to fall into place so quickly. I am humbled and grateful. Continue reading