I suspect many people walk with their palms turned down or open towards the back, and I have a sneaking suspicion that it is these same people who often are seeking happiness and joy and contentment from someone or some place other than themselves. While there are those people who are perfectly happy with themselves and don't need anyone, and I salute them, most of us, I believe, as social beings, are meant to live, engage and love in some kind of community. So I will not hurl the aphorism at you, " All you need is yourself," because I truly believe we need others as much as ourselves. However, any happiness we seek has to come first from us, from a place where we feel deserving, from a place of forgiveness, from a place of: "I am okay enough with who I am to share some of me with you."
And the good news is: you don't have to go seeking anything; each of us has that happiness, that sense of deservability, that joy right in our palms, waiting for us to access it and share more of our magnificent selves with the world. I invite you to bring your palms close, about six inches away from our eyes. Feel their warmth. Study all the lines --avenues of possibility they make available to you, feel their smoothness, cup them and measure who much they hold, intuit their connection with the divine source of life. Aren't our palms amazing? Aren't you equally amazing! Isn't amazement love, joy, infinite possibility? Use your palms to cover your eyes and your face partially. Experience their gentle pressure. Allow your fingers to gently massage your face along the jaw line, temple, nostril line, around the eyes. You are so beautiful. You have so much to share. You are such a divine love.
The next time you feel the need to go looking for happiness, I invite you to explore your palms and allow them to guide you to your core so you can share more fully from a place of empowerment with others your loveliness.
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