Know Thyself are the words inscribed on the entrance at the Temple of Apollo, home of the Oracle of Delphi. (Delphi is probably the most famous woman of Ancient Greece.) History presents that thousands upon thousands of people (kings, queens, statesmen, philosophers and common people traveled many, many miles to receive her prophetic guidance.
Only 2 words were chosen and the message is clear.
People must know and LOVE themselves first and foremost. This process begins with making a commitment to be willing to love every aspect of yourself without judgment or condition, especially the parts you wish were different. Each and every one of us is perfectly imperfect and we must love our self unconditionally. This is the step to really open ourselves up to fully loving others.
One of my favorite quotes is “We see things as we are, not as they are.” ~Anis Nin
Everything we see, perceive, judge or discern is through our own blinders, our own experiences. We cannot have an opinion or understanding of anything unless it is within us. If we carry this forward, the better we heal our self, the better we can see others with a kind, compassionate view.
Sherry gave a talk not too long ago that puts self-love in perspective. Take a listen and see what you learn.
Let’s continue to build on your spiritual and physical well-being. Contact our office to schedule your coaching sessions. Let’s see what is best for you.