As a child one of my favorite attractions at the local London fair was the Hall of Mirrors. As I ran through the exhibit I never tired of seeing the fantastical shapes and images reflected back to me. In one mirror my squiggly thin legs and wobbly body supported a huge misshapen head. In another a bug-like elongated face housed beady eyes and a pencil-thin mouth. Still in another my hula hooped, flat feet were planted squarely on the floor while my accordion body careened off sideways at a weird angle.
How the image of that little boy was reflected differed only on the size and shape of the mirror. Some likenesses were funny, some distorted and warped. A few were really scary. Yet the origin of each was always me. Little did I know that such a fun attraction would itself morph into a powerful metaphor for life.
Saints and sages knew that the world was a vibrational reflection of them and that their inner state of being was mirrored back in all people, places and situations. Life still happened and they were still triggered. However the level of reactivity to life dissipated.
Life is a Journey of Completion
In any moment, one of two things is happening. Either the wholeness of who you are is being reflected back to you or those aspects of you that are unresolved are being triggered. Your husband, boss, children, the news, the traffic jam, the deadlines at work – each with its traits, charms, flaws or challenges – are serving to stir up those things that are vibrationally still unresolved within you.
When someone or something upsets you know that you are being given an opportunity to come into greater harmony within yourself. Let’s say your husband refuses to wash the dinner dishes and, once again, his lack of perceived teamwork upsets you. What’s going down is a precious opportunity to embrace an old wound that still exists within your being. Your unexperienced emotional charge has you create a story to justify your blaming him. The fact is he didn’t wash the dishes. That’s all that happened. As long as you remain impacted by the behavior of your husband – or anyone else, you remain a victim in your own reality.
Breathe with Conscious Awareness
Instead of judging the messenger, stop, slow down, and take a breath. Allow the emotion to arise. Feel it. Continue to breathe and remain consciously focused on you. The more you embrace your experiences, the faster the illusion of separation begins to dissolve.
Life will Still Continue to Happen
Things will still go down. People will continue to push your buttons. Regardless of how evolved you become, you will still feel everything there is to feel in life. However, instead of holding someone else responsible and accountable for your feelings, you’ll be empowered to navigate what’s unfolding within with grace and ease.
End the game of projection, reflection and judgment and begin seeing, experiencing and embracing yourself in all things. Mirror, mirror on the wall… you’re still the fairest of them all – because there is only you!
Let this truth set you free.
Panache Desai is an inspirational visionary and contemporary spiritual master whose gift of vibrational transformation has inspired and shifted the lives of tens of thousands. He shares eternal truths, inspirational insights, and vibrational tools to create the life of your dreams. Panache is a modern-day avatar who acts as a direct link to Divine consciousness empowering people of all ages, economic and educational backgrounds to transform their lives by connecting them with their limitless Divine nature. Young, hip and funny, Panache brings his global community together weekly via LIVE webcasting. http://www.panachedesai.com/
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