Ironically, I wrote a similar title for this post with the intentions to blog about a lesson I learned a week ago. However, I didn’t get around to it until a recent experience inspired me to share my lessons.
As the saying goes, when you’re on a journey to great there will be many distractions but you have to stay focused and show Universe that you’ve learned the lessons that it has offered you while on your journey.
I, like many have long wondered why certain things would constantly show up in my experiences or relationships. That is, until I began to understand that everything in life is energy, and that energy “is merely transferred from one source to the next.” Therefore, whatever energy you put out you get back, and it’s not limited to relationships with people, money, material things, and self.
Whatever energy you put into a thing (positive or negative), you will get out of that very same thing.
With this in mind, it recently came to my attention that I too had given off bad energy in certain areas of my life. It all came to a head as I was involved in a minor but scary hit and run accident in which the other driver fled the scene. The easiest thing to do after it occurred was to be angry about how my life had been endangered, as well as the damaged done to my car… which I was. But I was quickly reminded to release the anger by allowing it to subside and give thanks for all that I was grateful for just moments after.
All too often we go through life struggling in ways that even GOD tells us is unnecessary, but we do it anyway. As Oprah recently put it, every other animal species on the planet flees when it senses danger, but human beings are the only species to walk right into it. In life there are always signs all around us that show when our lives are spiraling out of control based on the energy that we have offered life over time. And sometimes it takes for one to suffer or experience scary situations (sometimes several times) before we become aware of just what we have offered life.
For myself, it had been about me being so consumed with the many tasks of everyday life, that I lost track of what was most important. My family and friends, my health and well-being, and the opportunity to “get it right” the next time. Unfortunately this lesson had to come at the expense of a bashed-in car and little whiplash, but the lessons provided were so great that I now stand more appreciative than resentful of the experience.
It is only when one is given the precious opportunity to become aware of one’s self that he can change for the better and make different decisions. Once aware, there is ample opportunity to take another route and show GOD and the Universe that you have learned your lessons by doing and thinking differently.
…Which reminds of a song… Although it pertains to love gone wrong, the principles can apply to any aspect of everyone’s life. Enjoy!