It's easy to forget that we are all perfect in our own design. Sometimes we muck it up with habits and choices that do not serve us.
The kind of control that actually blocks our ability to access spirit is when we try to control what we can’t control – such as others’ feelings and actions, and outcomes of events. We also block our access to spirit when we try to control our own feelings with our various forms of self-abandonment – staying in our heads, judging ourselves, turning to addictions, and making others responsible for our worth and safety. All these attempts to control lower our frequency and make it very hard to access our guidance. We cut ourselves off from the ongoing flow of love and truth when we lower our own frequency through our own unloving thoughts and actions.
I often hear from clients that they have a hard time connecting with their spiritual guidance, and they wonder why. They also get confused about when controlling creates a problem and when it doesn’t.
However, controlling the things that actually are within our control is completely different. It is loving for us to control:
When you aren’t able to access your spiritual guidance, see if you can move into a place of curiosity, and notice what you are trying to control. While spirit is always here and always flowing into and through you, you cannot experience the love and truth of spirit when your frequency is too low, due to trying to have control of that over which you have no control.
It’s often hard to comprehend that it is we who block our own experience of spirit, rather than that spirit is not here for us. Spirit is always here for us. It is not possible for the love and truth that is spirit to not be here, any more than it is possible for the air we breathe or the gravity that holds us on the planet to disappear. The complaint, “God is not here for me,” is a huge false belief. The truth is that when you are not here for yourself, you cannot feel God’s love for you.
Every cell in our bodies is being informed by the energy of the universe (to understand this, read “The Biology of Belief” by Dr. Bruce Lipton). We would not be alive without God/Spirit/Universe enlivening and informing each of our trillions of cells. This process happens automatically, without our conscious thought. But to experience the truth, love and comfort of your higher guidance, you need to keep learning about all of the overt and subtle ways you attempt to control that which is unloving to try to control, as well as that which you can’t control.
This is a major part of what the intent to learn is all about – compassionately learning the truth, without judgment, about the layers of control all of us have learned. The more we let go of these layers of control, the more we experience the love and truth of our higher guidance.
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