At the Root of Impatience is Fear
In this week’s newsletter, I want get to the core of patience.
When we are truly patient, we are very calm. Patience comes from the heart; it does not come from the mind. If there is agitation, frustration or any form of mental irritation with what we are trying to be ‘patient’ with, then that is not true patience.
When we know, truly know, that something is going to work out, then we surrender the process to life. We allow life to determine the right time of manifestation for us.
And this is key: The more we are able to surrender, the quicker we allow the process of manifestation.
So true patience knows. It rests in that knowing. And knowing comes from the heart. It is the mind that doubts and is always agitated.
If we are not truly patient, then at the core of the non-patience is fear.
This fear could be far different than simply our dream not coming to life.
Let’s say a single person really wants to be in a relationship. And she knows in her heart there is someone out there for everyone, and eventually everyone meets their match. But as she dates, she does not come across her match.
She wavers between a calm knowing that she will eventually meet her match, to an impatient discouragement.
Well if she is not certain, if she does not hold a knowing in her heart, then she is mostly functioning from her mind, and she is carrying fear.
This fear could be growing old alone. This fear could be not ever having a family.
And these fears actually block her from attracting the right person. All fear blocks us from living within our highest good.
The next time you find yourself agitated with something you were trying to be patient with, get to the root of your agitation: Address the fear that is making you agitated.
Remind yourself that fear is a projection of your mind. It does not have anything to do with the reality of your situation. Then release this fear. Say a statement of release, similar to a goodbye. And truly feel yourself liberated.
Once this fear lifts, you will attain the knowing again.
And a word of precaution: The fear will try and come back to haunt you other times, because that is what the mind does… It comes back to haunt. Each time it does, go through the same process of release. And each time you release, you will give more distance between yourself and your fear.
You will move out of your mind and into your heart.
As A Course in Miracles states, “Those who are certain of the outcome can afford to wait, and wait without anxiety.”
The key words are: “… certain of the outcome…”
When we know, truly know, that something is going to happen, then patience is not tormenting.
Also note that true knowing is usually a very quiet and subtle whisper. Subtle and quiet whispers come from the heart.
So true patience comes from the heart. True patience knows. True patience waits until the time is right, knowing Life will not fool us.
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I wish each of you a knowing, patient week!
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