Thursday, 23 February 2017


#607

We're all stories in the end....


As Byron Katie states, "who would you be without your story?" 

The story is the baggage you are carrying around with you. It's everything that has ever happened in your life, all the pain, sorrow, resentment and anger are contained within this story. You react to every situation because of your story. You have fears of certain things because of your story. Your story is directing your movie, the movie that plays the story of your life.

Your parents loved your brother more than you... this has been your story for so long. How does it make you feel when you think that your parents love your brother more? Do you know for a fact that your parents loved your brother more, or is this just a feeling you have always had? Who would you be if you didn't believe that page from your story? You cannot change the past, only your reaction to it. How would it feel to let that particular memory go? If you release that one page, you are on your way to clearing up the rest of the pages.

Without your story, who are you?

Well for one thing... no story, no fear. All the fear that you feel in a situation is from something that happened in your story ... something you had buried deep inside, that you are now reacting to. So, without that story, there is no more fear. Think how freeing it could be, to not be afraid, just living life as it is, with no background. You would just be enjoying your day for what it is.
I know you have been living in your story for a long, long time, BUT it is just that, A STORY. You have surmised that this is what took place and this is how one must react to it. This is your opinion in the frame of mind you were in at the time. It left a lasting impression, but it does not define you unless you allow it. Let the story go, live life for today, and let go of what no longer serves you.

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