One awesome benefit to living a spiritual life is that I’m very aware of when I’m not leading from a place of spiritual alignment. When I’m forcing, controlling or trying to get something done without being connected to source, I feel it and know how to realign.
Recently I had a really busy day. I was in the midst of writing my new book and I had back-to-back phone calls from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Then I was going to write from 2 to 4 p.m.
I finished the calls and sat down to write … and I felt completely out of whack.
You can watch the video or keep reading to discover what I did next…
At first I wanted to just push through. I wanted to just write those thousand words and get it done even though I was jarred and exhausted.
But then, out of nowhere, I heard the voice of my inner guide say, “Sit in your meditation.” It was a moment of stop, drop and meditate!
So I listened. I pulled myself out of that state of trying to force and control and make something happen. I sat on my meditation pillow and got grounded and settled, and honored what came through. I turned to my mantra and meditated for 20 minutes.
When I came out of my meditation I went back to my desk and had so much more energy and felt so refreshed. In a half an hour I wrote the 1,000 words that I’d expected to write in two hours.
This story is an example of what happens when we take action from a place of spiritual alignment. The simplicity of getting aligned through my meditation practice gave me the inspiration, motivation and energy I needed to do the exact same amount of work in less than half the time.
I spent 20 minutes meditating, 30 minutes writing, and had an hour and 10 minutes to spare!
When we use our spiritual practice as a way to energize and get grounded and realign, we can actually expand time.
Start to pay attention to the moments in your life when you need to stop, drop and meditate. And do it! Pay attention to how you create more space, get more done and how you feel when you cultivate this spiritual awareness and listen to your inner guide.
Let me know how this plays out in your life! Leave comments below. I hope it serves you.