“The greatest lesson you can learn is to know yourselves.”
This freaks me a out a bit. Not consciously but it must unconsciously because I always find some way to avoid spending “cozy up” time with myself. Oh don’t get me wrong I spend a lot of time with my bath tub and my pinterest and my jam jams but I don’t spend any time in my head, in my soul. Why?!? Well isn’t it obvious. It has been so long I might be surprised or scared… or petrified by what I find. Myself doesn’t know myself and that just makes things awkward.
Recently I have been invited/forced hahaha… no, coerced into a situation in which I am making a complete inventory of my life. I could have done this over a month ago but keep finding ways to put it off. I am way too busy of course with all my facebooking, blogging, love making, and Pretty Little Liars watching to do this inventory. It’s amazing how I actually get away with these excuses in my head but when I write them here I realize my brain can be a blundering ding bat. Hahaha anywhozer. Inventory here I come…. Well after this next episode
How often do you just sit? …with no music, videos, or idle thoughts running around in your head?
Mediation has been preached for years, by the most spiritually awakened minds. Think there might be something to it?
I recently learned that spirituality yields two things:
1. Inspiration to know what we should do.
2. The power or capacity to do it.
I don’t know about you but I can always use more direction in my life…. Especially right now. You know the crazy thing about life is that it always comes back to me.
The way I see it, handle it, create it, and live it.
We must know ourselves.
I must know myself.
Nancy Rae Allen
Nancy Rae Allen is a motivational speaker, philanthropist, and dream broker. She lives to inspire, empower, and lift all those she meets. Her goal in life is to make one new friend, learn one new thing, and serve one new person every day.
Nancy played 3 years of college basketball, got knocked up by her handsome husband and had to bow out of her last season as a college athlete. When Nancy was 11 her world was turned upside when she discovered her dad, aka her knight in shining armor, had a serious sexual addiction that resulted in multiple affairs and an eventual divorce. Before Nancy’s senior year of high school her best friend got pregnant with her alcoholic brother’s baby. Nancy has been surrounded by severe, heart-breaking addictions all her life and as a result has been groomed, and continues to be groomed into the woman Heavenly Father designed her to be.
Nancy enjoys reading and writing poetry, streaking (aka being a mother, you’d have to be crazy to do either one, they both make you vulnerable, and you always end up looking stupid), people watching, sassing her husband, meeting new people, studying culture, public speaking, guessing games, catching food in her mouth, being spontaneous, and eating jalapeño yogurt dip from Costco.