“Tell me who your friends are and I’ll tell you who you are.” “Birds of the same feather flock together.” “Misery loves company.”
All these say the same thing — we resonate with those whose vibrations match ours.
When we surround ourselves with situations or people whose energies drain us, we feel exhausted. We become irritated, impatient, less forgiving, quick-tempered, judgmental. We lash out. We snap. We’re quick to react. Before long, we are listless, lifeless.
When we spend time with loving people, or stay in nurturing situations or environment, we feel uplifted and supported. We’re joyful and full of excitement. We’re walking in clouds. We’re appreciative of everything. We’re grateful for whatever comes our way, good and not so good. We have an inner smile that radiates in every cell of our body. There is a magical sparkle in our eyes, a mysterious glow in our faces, a child-like giggle, a hearty laughter, a playfulness and mischief. Joie de vivre. People around us are mesmerized. Our cups are full which allows us to become more loving and compassionate — to ourselves, to others, the planet.
When we find ourselves in the company of energy-draining people or we’re in situations and surroundings with dense energy, we can choose to (1) put up with it and suffer in silence; or (2) tell the person how we feel; or (3) spend less time with or in them (and if it is really toxic and unhealthy, we may eventually not spend any time at all altogether); or (4) for reasons beknownst only to you, make peace with it.
Be it a friend, family member, co-worker, neighbor, news, e-mail, article, post, tweet, place, music, film, radio/TV program…We don’t have to put up with anyone or anything that’s unloving and unhealthy. We don’t have to endure someone or something, most especially when it’s detrimental to our well-being and safety.
Yet we also need not curse or abhor or condemn. We can still bless them, offer a prayer and hold only positive thoughts, even as we choose to walk away. Then we help stop the cycle of suffering and continue to exemplify the Christ/Buddha/Krishna/Divine Consciousness.
We need to love ourselves enough to know when to say yes or no to people, places, items, situations, thoughts and ideas.
Allow only Loving Presence around you.
Or surround yourself with Fear and Misery.
The choice is clear. Or is it? There is always a choice. Or is there?
What will your choice be?