You are Powerful
Everyone has power. It is the ability to get things done. The issue is, we often use our power to make ourselves powerless. How do we reclaim it?
Everyone has power. It is the ability to get things done. Power is the motivation to move forward with confidence whether or not you know the outcome. Power is trust in the Creative Intelligence that drives you. Power is the ability to create.
We are so powerful that we often convince ourselves we are powerless. We pretend that we are each an isolated being dependent on the decisions and moods of others.
We are so powerful that we create amazing stories of weakness and victimization based on what others have done toward us. We are so convinced of our victimhood that we play that role for a lifetime. We experienced pain when others were aggressive toward us, but now we suffer as we cling to the memory of that experience.
It’s okay if that is what you think you must do.
But, an Inner Voice is calling to you, saying “Come on out and play! The Universe is your amusement park. Dance! Sing! Express! Be you! Forgive! Be the owner of your life and determine what it is that you want. What do you want?”
Whatever you want, ask for it. Work for it. Take steps toward it. Be it. The way to power? Feel your emotions of powerlessness, your anxiety, frustration, hopelessness, hurt, etc. Experience it and then remind yourself that you have created this state of powerlessness. It’s not who you are. No, don’t blame yourself. Take full responsibility for the story you have continued to tell yourself that interferes with the recognition of the power within you.
Next feel your power. Stand up straight and breathe deeply. Feel the energy of your confidence moving through your body. This is a sample of your power. Give thanks. Ask for guidance. Move forward.
William Frank Diedrich is the author of
The Road Home, Beyond Blaming, and Adults at Work.