What difference do you have available to you?
Today, Brendon Watt joins Shannon to talk about being different.
Listen to learn how being different can actually be an advantage and a strength, even though it is not supported by this reality, and that difference is a key, not a curse.
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It’s not always comfortable to be different, and we put so much effort into being normal in this reality rather than asking who we are.
This reality does not support difference. Everything is about homogenization and fitting into the system. If you want to be that difference that you are, you have to choose it.
We take ourselves out of difference when we try to understand this world by being a part of it, rather than trying to understand our own world. We’re constantly looking at ‘how do we handle life’ rather than ‘how do we enjoy it?’
There’s a point in your life when you decided that it was too hard to be different. For most of you, there was a point in your life when you were made wrong for being kind to somebody or made wrong for just being you.
From that point when you started to make everything in your life about being right, that’s the point when you gave up on being different.
But being different can actually be an advantage, a strength, and be so liberating, even though it is not supported by this reality.
What if you were so different that the things that limit other people literally had no impact on you and had no relevance in your world?
It often feels strange and uncomfortable to be different, even though it is a strength and an advantage, and that’s a massive deterrent for so many people. It stops so many people from accessing the difference that’s available to them.
When did you decide you had to be right, and when did you decide you were wrong, that keeps you from choosing everything to get out of the wrongness of you based on how to get everything right? And everything that that is, times a godzillion, would you destroy and uncreate it? Right and Wrong, Good and Bad, POD and POC, All 9, Shorts, Boys and Beyonds (TheClearingStatement.com).
What have you decided being different is that it isn’t? What have you decided being different isn’t that it is?
How much energy is going towards understanding this reality rather than accessing the difference that you have available to you that might be an asset or an advantage?
How much effort do you actually put into making sure you are impacted by the same things everyone else is impacted by just so you will feel normal? How much effort do you put into every thought, feeling, and emotion just so you will fit into this reality?
If you didn’t have to put your energy into thoughts, feelings, and emotions, then what if you actually put your energy into choice?
So how do you do that? You have to force yourself into question. Most people don’t know what it means to be in the question.
Every time you catch yourself going, “this is how it is” or “this is what it needs to be,” you’re not in question.
Everything that’s stopping in your life, everything that’s not working in your life, everything that’s not easy in your life, is likely everything you’re not asking questions about.
What’s the difference that you be that you’ve never acknowledged? What difference do you have available to you?
Difference is the key, not the curse. If you have the courage to be the difference that you be, you will be a gift to the world.
What if you took the energy of this call and just lived 10 minutes of your life that way? Ask yourself if that would be something you would be willing to create your life from, not from what you’ve decided you are. What could that create?