Often we do things in our lives, without being asked.
There’s a quote right, “You’ve got to dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening and live like it’s heaven on earth.”
Well, I would assert, it’s equally the same for everything you do and the value you bring to what you do. That is, how you act isn’t always observed by you as your greatness. But it is.
You act as though no one is watching. You do what you know to do. You do what you know to do and what would be expected of you to do. You do all of this, on time. It’s second nature to you, like breathing.
It’s also called integrity. Integrity is a big word. For me, it’s everything and nothing. With integrity, you have everything. Without integrity, you have nothing. Why? Because integrity is your word. The only way your word has power, is if you honour your word. And hence integrity is honouring your word.
So when it comes to valuing what you do and what you bring to your work life, to your family life, to your communities and to the world. You have to acknowledge the way you operate in this world.
Over time, as you become more aware, observing and witnessing your greatness, you will become aware of your achievements and accomplishments. This means you see it for yourself, without being acknowledged by others. The achievement and accomplishment comes from within you, then you will begin to notice all the great things you contribute to.
You may even have a tinge of resentment lingering in the background because for so long, you yourself have not recognised the value you bring to each and every thing you do. You’ve shrugged it off as “oh it’s nothing,” but it’s something!
When is a good time to begin SEEING yourself?
Of course, NOW!
Start seeing yourself. In all you do. Start recognising where you show up. Where you shine. No one told you to show up. No one told you to shine. But you did and you do. See it. Recognise it. Feel it. Experience it.
It feels like an aha! moment - that’s when you identify a triumph or a win over the past.
You are just doing it. This thing that you do. It’s your gold. Its your talent. It your unique way of being in the world.
Start small and let your recognition for your greatness grow. And grow. And grow.
You were not born in to this world to look for your purpose. Your purpose was to be born and be you. All of you. So do that. Be every part of you, every where in your life. Give yourself permission to shine in all your places.
When you see your greatness - bottle it. Label it. Identify it. So that you can recognise it, again and again and again.
You are the most amazing gift to this world. If only you would begin to see this for yourself.
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Hi my name is Angela. I have loved writing since I was able to hold a pencil in my hand. I soon learnt I had a gift of connecting with my ancestors through writing before my 30th birthday.