Grateful for all the adversities that have breathed a new life within me. Thank you for exposing me to my true self. Thank you for teaching me the true meaning of strength, wisdom & peace. My struggles have given me a new lease on the old life I was once living and freed me from my old beliefs and negative holding patterns. I still remember the pangs of fear, pain and suffering that I allowed myself to believe. I was once flooded with an indescribable heaviness that weighed on my spirit everyday for years. Fear, depression & emptiness drove me everyday to search externally for the things that were within myself the entire time. A belief is a thought that is true for you. We acquire our beliefs through the interpretations of our past experiences. These beliefs become the pencil that draws out our mental blueprint on the sketch pad of our minds. We can only see what we’ve created on the sketch pad in front of us. The world simply becomes a projection of our inner beliefs. We see through the lens of what we’ve become, thus the world becomes who we are.
Our “golden perspective” that keeps us tucked away in our cage-less, fear driven prison. You’re either a blank canvas - too afraid to make a stroke out of fear of ridicule - or you’re the smeared canvas - messy, creative and free, leaving your art to be perceived any which way by the eye of the beholder. Who cares. Our worse critics are always ourselves.
I want to be able to truly express myself freely, painting my truth on my canvas, spilling my guts and knowing I’ll be judged by others who are too afraid of real. I know the best of my soul will one day harmonize with that one lone wolf, the cosmic traveler, the light warrior, who walks fearlessly, appreciating the gift of life that was “lent” to him or her from the angel of death. Death is guaranteed, living is not. I call this the art of living... 🌊🖌🎨🔮✨🌊
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