“I’m so proud of you- you’re going out there and making things happen!” I heard today in response to some recent wins. I was puzzled for a moment. It seems that our culture believes that the successes people achieve occurred because that person went out into the world and pressed all the right buttons to bring their goals to fruition. But I have a secret. The truth is, these people are CREATING their lives; not with all of the details figured out, but with a grander picture of what they wanted them to be, doing the work, and then TRUSTING the outcome.
In my particular case, I didn’t necessarily decide what I would be doing or who I would be doing it with, but rather put forth the intention of the feelings I desired from those things. I then trusted the universe to bring me the details in whatever form best fit into my dreams and desires. What I really did was tune in to my intuition and higher spiritual helpers (Whom I call God and my “team”) and asked for their help in creating my best life. I then followed their guidance, put in the work, and aligned myself with what they were calling for. I diligently showed up, did what was asked of me to the best of my abilities at the time, and then allowed for things to happen.
In case you are wondering, I did not have to give up my free will to that which is larger than me, but rather used my free will to choose these higher beings to guide me, because I realized that my life is exponentially better when I follow good leaders who have my best interests in mind. Of course the journey hasn’t always been easy, and many old things still come to the surface to try to sabotage my efforts, but I continue to listen and trust, even though I may not know exactly what the details of my goals will look like, or how long they will take to come to fruition.
Here’s the real secret to the goals people see me reaching, and the successes they see me enjoying—Once I listened to my “team,” showed up and did the work, and put out my intention (not necessarily always in that order), it was not me that then pressed the final button to MAKE things happen. That would have been like be going to a restaurant, putting in my order, and then going to the kitchen to make sure the chef is making it to my liking, and standing over him or her the entire time. In order to have an enjoyable, relaxing experience at my favorite restaurant, I must have an intention, show up and do what is required, order what I want, and then TRUST. In this example, I must make the money, bring the money, and then go to my favorite restaurant. I then have to sit down and order what I think will be a nourishing, healthy, and delicious meal, and then trust it to be delivered. I must trust that the server will deliver my order to the chef, and then must trust the chef to make it to my liking and dietary restrictions. Then once again I have to trust the server to bring me my meal. I don’t know exactly how long it will take, but I do know that if I relax and enjoy the process, I can most times trust that what I ordered, and did my part to manifest, will in fact be delivered.
Trust in your higher spiritual team and the universe. Show up, do the work, and then let it go.
All will be delivered in its right timing, if it’s for your highest good.