Today’s forgiving journal is expressing my talents and gifts.
I have spent so many years pushing down my own voice. No wonder I have been scared to express myself, if I am not being my own best friend with it! My mom had the talent of playing piano, and I watched her get sick with mental illness. That is not going to happen for me. (and if it did, that would be ok!)
Time for forgiveness:
1) Self-forgiveness: I forgive myself for judging myself for being my mom’s daughter. I forgive myself for judging mental illness as wrong.
2) Letting go: I let go of these judgments into the Light so that I may step free. I breathe, I relax.
3) Gratitude: I am so grateful to show up in myself to look at my gifts and what I put in the way of expressing them. (I’m crying now) I am grateful for the blessing of hearing my mom’s piano playing – it took me into the heart of love. Thank you, Mom.
The truth is, I also have the gift of expressing love – in fact, I am a mirror of love for other people, and I am love. (still working on knowing that one)
St. Francis has a great quote, “A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.” We are all sunbeams for those we touch.
I love you.
ps – this is my contribution for Dutch Goes the Photo’s Weekly Challenge, mirror. Thank you again, Frank. What a gift to own my talents. Lots of appreciation to you!