Standing in your own personal power can be difficult. Whenever I find myself in a situation where I need to stand on my own and not be effected by the other universes around me I breathe. I’m a former smoker. I used to grab a cigarette for comfort. Now I just breathe and open up my heart space even wider. Tuning into my body and spirit helps calm my mind. I have to remind myself that I’m not the center of attention or the center of the Universe. That helps shift my perspective. It’s not about me. It’s usually about the people and situations around you. Yes, at times it is about you. I’ve been blessed to have mostly harmonious interactions with people. The majority of people are loving and peaceful. Every once in a while I’ll encounter a soul that isn’t at peace or very loving at the moment.
When I was going through my breakthrough/breakdown I was unfamiliar with the term personal power. I had a vague idea of what it was. It seemed elusive to me since I placed my happiness upon other people and looked outwardly for validation. Constantly seeking validation through every action I made. Praise me. Love me. That was the song I was singing years ago. Loudly I may add. Now days the song is a bit quieter. I still have much to unpack and get to the root of. I know now that it doesn’t have to be a rough and ruthless quest. It can be gentle, strong, and kind.
I’m still learning about personal power. What strength and sovereignty do I have in my life? How much mastery do I have over myself? How much does that effect others? What kind of responsibility do I have to myself and others wielding this power? These are the questions I ask myself. I know when encountering difficult situations I breathe, pray and proceed. The breath helps me center myself in order to ask God and myself how I can move forward. Once moving forward I see the beauty of my own soul and the energy within. The energy and presence of my own divinity helps connect me to myself and others in a unified way.
For those of you who desire a lesson in personal power I can only offer my personal experience. For I’m still a student. I feel like an old and young soul bound together in a human body. Almost every experience seems new and yet ancient wisdom seems familiar. New experiences help me grow and see beyond what this life offers. From the simplest experiences to the complex. I’m grateful to be alive and to learn more about the power within.
Blessings and thank you for reading my ramblings.
Take care dear reader.
Reina a.k.a. Raven Reina
“It’s a beautiful world. Take a closer look. Open up your heart and trust. ”Reina (Raven Reina)