How much time and energy have we already sacrificed at the altar of self-judgment? What prayers has self-judgment ever answered? What wounds has it ever healed? Today, let us recall the irrationality of self-judgment by noting three things: First, the ego thinks that it has the knowledge to judge you and your journey, and yet it does not even know what you are having for lunch tomorrow. If it does not know what you are having for lunch, can it really tell you what is in your own best interests, let alone that of the Universe? Instead, trust that because you co-created your journey with God, every step along your path is perfect for your growth, healing and awakening. Every time you choose to trust God’s plan over the ego’s need for self-judgment, you will increase your levels of peace and joy.
Second, know that you are always making the best decision possible with the tools, coping mechanisms and self-awareness that you have available to you at the time. With this in mind, what room is there left for self-judgment? Third, the ego would insist that you made mistakes because you were not wise, spiritual or good enough. Instead, ask yourself, “How many times have these so called ‘mistakes’ become some of my greatest lessons?” If by learning from them, you turned these so-called errors in judgment into wisdom, then were they ever truly mistakes or bad in the first place? Anything that helped you grow, develop, mature and become more self-aware is useful, and thus is a gift that you offered yourself. And it is the gift of your life experience that will one day become a gift to others.
All glory to God.
Peace, Health, Happiness, Love, Laughter, and Light.
James Blanchard Cisneros
Author of the book “You Have Chosen to Remember”
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