To be certain yet unattached to specific “must have” outcomes is the essence of the “Warrior’s Way” that we’ve been playing with all week. It is pretty clear that one major source of pain and misery in our lives can be eliminated by being unattached to outcomes, but committed to the PROCESS of going for what we most want. Whether we get what we set out to achieve or get something different (possibly even better) when it all comes down to it, it is the PROCESS that is what we are really after.
Here’s the video:
Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to play with this “why” question today –
“Why do I live my life with certainty free of expectation?”
Why do I live my life with certainty no matter what?”
or some variation that works for you. I often use
“Why is THIS perfect?”
to the same ends. It seems to help me to cultivate the attitude of gratitude with whatever life throws at me on any particular day and it’s a lot shorter and has no negatives just total acceptance.
Play with these today or this week or whenever you feel like and let me know how you experience this idea.