40 Days – Day 33

40 Days of Lent – From Release to Embrace

Rule 33

While everyone in this World strives to get somewhere and become someone, only to leave it all behind after death, you aim for the highest stage of nothingness. Live this life as light and empty as the number zero. We are no different from a pot. It is not the decorations outside, but the emptiness inside that holds us straight. Just like that, it is not what we aspire to achieve but the consciousness of nothingness that keeps us going.”

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Today, we are releasing Self-pity and embracing God’s Love for us. 

Our Lent Booklet reminds us today that though life brings challenges and difficulties, losses and changes, we must remember that Spirit’s great gifts are always flowing for our resilience and capacity to heal. Feeling sorry for ourselves, only brings resentment, blame and hopelessness.

“Change the way you look at things, and the things you look at will change” Wayne Dyer, Ed.D.

Today, I invite you to contemplate on Rule No33 and the quote below. Let me know how practicing releasing self-pity  worked for you today. 

Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. James 5:13

Today we affirm: I release self-pity by changing the stories I tell about my life.

*Rules are from ’40 Rules of Love’ by Novel by Elif Shafak. See more about the book here (click)  

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