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Re: Daily Affirmations
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2011, 08:21:07 AM »
Today's Morning Thoughts
Uncover Your True Face
Underneath the Mask
Many of us know the feeling of being stuck in a particular role within our families, as if we are wearing masks whenever we see the people we love. Maybe we are the good daughters, expected to always please others, or perhaps we are the family clowns, expected to be jovial and make everyone laugh. This same scenario can play out within a work situation or a group of friends. We may be so good at our role that we hardly even notice that we are wearing a mask, and yet, deep down, we know that we are not free to simply be who we really are. This can leave us feeling unseen and uneasy.

There is nothing inherently wrong with wearing a mask or playing a role. It is a natural part of any social dynamic and it can even be creative and fun. It only becomes a problem when you feel that you have no other choice than to wear that mask, and this is especially challenging if you realize you are never without one. Perhaps you have forgotten who you really are—a vast and unrestricted being of light—and have identified yourself completely with a role. You may be the dutiful, caring son who keeps his parents’ dysfunctional marriage intact. You may be the angelic wife who enables your husband to continue on a destructive path. You may be the cheerful daughter to a deeply depressed mother. Whatever the case, knowing the motivation behind your performance—the function of your mask—can help to uncover your true face.

Anytime we find ourselves stuck behind a mask, it is an indication that we are entangled in a dysfunctional dynamic in which our true self cannot be seen. We have been placed in this situation for the purpose of our own healing and, in some cases, the healing of others. From this perspective, life can be seen as a series of situations that call us to remove our masks—gently, and with great compassion for all concerned—to reveal the beauty underneath.
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Daily Affirmations
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2011, 04:27:59 PM »


AFIRMATIONS

I am a child of God.

Just for today I will respect my own and others boundaries.

I am not alone, I am one with God and the universe.

I am loved cause I deserve love.

I am a precious person.

I forgive myself for accepting sex when I wanted love.

I am beautiful inside and out.

I forgive myself for letting others hurt me.

I am whole and good.

I can allow myself ample leisure time without feeling guilty.

I deserve to be loved by myself and others.

I forgive myself for hurting myself and others.

I am enough.

I am a worthwhile person.

I am willing to accept love.

I love myself unconditionally.

I am capable of changing.

Just for today, I will be vulnerable with someone I trust.

I am a child of God and I deserve love, peace, prosperity and
serenity.

Just for today, I will act in a way that I would admire in someone
else.

Just for today, I will take one compliment and hold it in my heart
for more than just a fleeting moment. I will let it nurture me.

The pain that I might feel by remembering can't be any worse than the
pain I feel by knowing and not remembering.


Being stuck way up north I read literature do service in my area,region,and homegroup.New friends new ways of life.Left old friend out there same old story they have .Like helping newcomers , I was one once,have to give back what was freely given to me .