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Today we look at Part 3 (Day 15-21) of the Plan: From Powerful Action to Peaceful, Abundant Receiving
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To resume our story…Don was one of my Inner Circle members who just couldn’t break free of analyzing and re-analyzing his new business long enough to actually start it.
As we discovered in Part 1, what lay beneath Don’s analysis paralysis was his fear of making the wrong choice. Once he observed his fear and saw it was nothing more than a thought, he moved into possibility.
In Part 2, Don moved from possibility into the stillness that precedes powerful action. There he could hear his soul’s inspiration and knew what actions to take.
However – knowing what actions to take is not the same as taking them!
Sometimes the idea of taking action re-triggers the fear. Don felt a strong inspiration to create a blog and several articles. He noticed that the idea of stepping out publicly on the Internet caused fear to kick in.
I could relate! In 2002 when launching the SSE website, I felt completely vulnerable and uncomfortable. Yet these last 7 years have been the most expansive and fulfilling of my life.
Make a note: it’s totally normal to experience fear whenever we step out of our comfort zone.
Scared? OK. Then what? Like Don you can learn to notice, observe, and decide to choose stillness. You can make a habit of listening to your soul in that stillness. And you can decide to take the powerful actions your soul calls you to.
Many spiritual entrepreneurs I talk to expect fear to disappear from their lives. “Won’t life be permanent playtime when I follow my soul?” Nope…
Not until you understand that fear is always going to return when you step into being bigger than you’ve ever been before.
Not until you decide that fear is simply a signal you are about to express more of your soul potential. Wow. You might even decide to feel excited when fear shows up.
Fear is a sign that expansion possibilities are here.