We want to have it all. But how will we know when we’ve got it?
How will we know when it’s all enough?
Yikes, that’s a biggie. Okay, let’s slow down, let’s break it down a minute.
In this our (maddeningly) overstuffed, (ruthlessly) overstocked, (sickeningly) overjammed lives, shooting for having ‘enough’ sounds pretty lame.
Right, I mean we want to go after the Big Dreams and burst forth with Infinite Abundance!
Why just aim for enough when you could have more? When you could have even more upon that, when you could have it all – when you could have everything?
And on and on our wild minds go until we tend to think of ‘enough’ as really not enough.
What would enough feel like, anyway? And even if we felt it for a second, what would come next?
There are two ways I can think of where we come to know – taste, feel, inhabit, exude – the true experience of enough.
One is meditation, which is the full energetic occupation of: now is enough.
It’s the freedom of releasing to the universe, of saying (essentially): I don’t need the past to exist for me to exist, nor do I need the future.
No need. = Enough.
So that’s way number one.
The other is creation, which is the grand artistic expression of: I have enough.
As in: I have enough (imagination, wit, trickery, courage, verve) to make magic, to disrupt a pattern, to flip a switch and turn otherwise deadened things on.
That’s way number two.
In both of these ways – in meditation and in creation – our willingness to occupy ourselves with ‘enough’ is precisely how we allow the universe to engage with us, to reveal what we didn’t see before when we were full of the illusion of ‘not enough.’
Being with enough opens up the space for us to be inspired.
Inspiration is simply the universe responding to our joy with being enough.
When we finally stop cramming and just let ourselves inhabit enough, we are given more. More intuition, more inspiration, more ideas, more freedom, more pleasure, more peace.
The only thing we really need then, to have it all, is enough.
And the clever thing is . . . we’ve already got it.
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