BE THANKFUL FOR SOUL SLAPS AND AIRBAG MOMENTS
You are driving along the boulevard of life believing everything is fine and then
WAM! BAM! ...
in one flash the airbag goes off in your face and for a moment of unconscious confusion you don't know what happened,
how it happened or
why it happened, …but it changes everything.
These airbag moments slap your soul in a life altering second when the world stops and our thinking is forever realigned.
Life is instantly, and permanently, categorized as before and after. Your brain files all memories of the past and visions of the future in relation to the moment… it changes everything.
The slaps are at times harsh heart jabbing events and at times joyous celebrations.
The moment your child is born.
The phone call that brings you to your knees.
The last walk from the office as you change careers or life stages.
The undeniable mistake that can't be reversed.
The receiving of life, love and happiness ....or the ripping away of the same.
These all cause a slap to the soul that says, "WAKE UP!"
Wake up to see what you had, what you have and what you will be given.
Wake up to be thankful for it all and for the time you held it.
Wake up to understand that THIS moment is the moment that counts and don't take the people or experiences in your life for granted.
No one journeys through this life without Soul Slaps and Airbag Moments. There is no secret bubble of protection that shields us from the vulnerability of being stricken.
Peace comes from learning to appreciate the Soul Slaps as lessons that move our journey forward.
The breaking open of our hearts creates space for love to expand and being brought to our knees, by pain or joy, forces us to lift our heads and look up instead of down.
The understanding of this will bring the calmness required to heal.
Pennie's Life Lesson:
"Be thankful for Soul Slaps and the ability to see the lessons in both the joyous and the jabbing."
My intent in sharing this with you is to encourage you to see the lessons in all life altering events-- good and bad.
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