Even though I use the word “should” sometimes, that doesn’t mean I like it. The entire coulda-shoulda-woulda attitude is a resource waster (not to mention a negativity magnet).
But since we don’t have many word options in this case, we go with what we’ve got. Unlike what the message (and our daily draw) is telling us right now.
When we act out of guilt or to please others, it’s false. And, it’s harmful. For everyone involved. To make our own decisions is to continue our Self-Care, and to be empowered.
To step up and help others, because we want to, well now, that’s a whole ‘nother story. It comes back to the point of why we’re here.
No matter the circumstances, if we stop the noise, and simply ask “how may I serve” we are guaranteed the perfect answer. By putting our honesty into action, we promote healing. Within, and without.
As we return to our regular rotation around the card altar, this simple and direct validation sharpens our focus even further.
Honor your top priorities.
If it’s not an
then it’s a no.”
Self-Care Cards by Cheryl Richardson
is what I put on Twitter last night, as soon as the clock struck this new month.
“I’m substituting the asinine and hurtful April Fools idiocy for the much kinder
#AprilBlessings Because positive brings more positive.”
Much like Daylight Savings, I’m hoping this useless tradition goes away soon.