Life is a jigsaw puzzle.
Issues here. Problems there. Situations occurring everywhere. (Both ‘good’ and ‘bad’.)
How on Earth do we manage every single day to juggle all those tiny pieces that make up a whole? What about those ‘missing’ pieces we can’t seem to get together in our own private jigsaw puzzle of life? How do we get those little bits and bobs to coalesce? THIS is what we seem to struggle with in our daily lives each and every day.
Now, I feel that we can see all of this as something that takes all of our energy, time and space and sucks the joy out of us as well…..OR…..We can simply CHOOSE to view it as just something that is occurring and that we are allowing ourselves to flow through – relaxing along the way – as we swim in the river of our lives. We are going with the flow…NOT pushing against the current and trying to control and force ourselves into going up-river rather than just flowing downstream and enjoying the view as we go.
However, very few of us even notice when we have gotten out of the slipstream of our lives. We hardly notice at all that we are sometimes not only struggling with the currents in our lives, but that we sometimes feel that we are drowning under the overwhelm that is happening all around us each and every day!
Whew! Life can be exhausting can it not? How do I manage to do all I need to do, see those I must, interact with those I have to and handle the bits and pieces of my life whilst juggling my emotions and feelings and thoughts and beliefs about it all as well?
Well, Life doesn’t just happen to us. Each thing and person and situation that is around you now has arrived to help you as a Soul understand SOMETHING of VALUE. These little jigsaw pieces are here to act as a ‘contrast’. This contrast is what actually helps us to GROW as a Soul….and it is why we volunteered to come to Earth in the first place.
Sure, it can suck to be bombarded all the time by negativity, overwhelm and general disorder, but; it can also be a blessing in disguise. Only be noting and viewing something from the ‘I have issues’ side, can we become aware that there may be another entirely different way of doing or seeing something altogether!
So, start placing some of the pieces of your personal life jigsaw into a more cohesive whole when you are ready….and only when you have done this will you be able to see an even greater pattern that will emerge to show you yet ANOTHER piece in the larger puzzle called Life on Earth.
I am endeavouring to do this in my own life, and I am very aware that even as I do join some pieces together, that a larger picture then emerges of which I am also a part. Sometimes I swim upstream like Salmon do, going against the easy-flowing current, and other times I gently float along in sync with the flow. The choice is always mine (I just have to realise that I AM CHOOSING IT ALL). Gradually, over time, my own puzzle (life) gets more and more clearer and more complete. But, if you look a little further, there is always more you can learn and do. We CHOOSE when we think our jigsaw is as complete as it can be according to our own inner selves and then we simply pass over to the other side.
So, there is either MUCH we can do whilst here on Earth, or just a little. Either way, all of it is valuable to the Soul. All of it is a treasure. All of it just simply IS.
Please ENJOY the journey and the GAME…..and the PUZZLE of it all….
Hugs and Blessings to All,
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