You have been given a purpose, a vision and intuition by The Uni-verse that is uniquely yours to fulfill.
And, if you’re like me, you resist and resist that vision because it’s scary, not in alignment with your own plans for your life and out there somewhere in the undefined unknown.
When I moved to L.A. I wanted to be a big shot in the music business. I looked up to guys like David Geffen, Irving Azoff and Clive Davis. I wanted to be like them – discovering new music, launching multi-platinum acts, winning Grammy’s and living the life. I got a taste of that life, but no matter how hard I tried and tried, things just didn’t click for me.
All the while a small voice inside me was beckoning me to write, to inspire others. I resisted that voice for so long ‘cuz I thought I had nothing valuable to say. I had no idea how I would make money and quite frankly I thought those “inspiring people” were cheesy and mostly hypocrites. I resisted and resisted, for YEARS.
But then, something crazy happened. It all came crashing down. My business partner and I went our separate ways; money seemed to run away from me like I was allergic to it and everything I had spent the better part of eight years building just stopped.
I finally found myself in a place where I had a choice. I had done enough work on myself to know when the sh*t hits the fan; it’s The Uni-verse stepping in.
My choice was dedicate myself 110% to this hobby called TDL or go back and get a “job” in the music business. I decided to see what the experiment of TDL would bring. I didn’t want to die wondering “what if?”
But to get me to that decision point, The Uni-verse had to take away everything that wasn’t in alignment for my purpose. All the illusions were shattered.
As I was going through this purifying process, I still resisted. I didn’t want to be that inspiring guy who said those cheesy things. But then something magical happened.
I started to see how TDL was positively affecting others. Other people were going through what I was going through. Other people were healing, didn’t feel alone and felt inspired by TDL.
At that point, I realized what The Uni-verse was trying to show me. My purpose is not to fulfill my own self-will, but to be of service to others. Within a few quick months of understanding that it was no longer about me, miracles started happening faster. Traffic grew, wonderful bloggers started contributing and investors became interested.
I was selfishly denying my purpose. That selfishness is what caused my pain, the lack I experienced and also my sadness. I was so caught up in my own story that I couldn’t see past myself.
So, this is the lesson: be of service. Solve problems. Share yourself. Step out of self-will and open yourself up to The Will of The Uni-verse. It will squeeze your ego. It will bring you through the fires of your own fears so that all that is not in alignment with your calling is burned away. But what will be left is a pristine manifestation of your core essence. Fear will be burned away. Limiting beliefs will be challenged and overcome and you will feel at home within yourself. You will see naysayers as teachers showing you how to believe in yourself even more.
It is our self-will and stubborn, selfish ambition that keeps the good stuff out. Ask today for all those illusions to be shattered. Have FAITH that you WILL be provided for during your purification and recalibration.
A decision is not a decision until you take action. (Click to tweet) What gifts are The Uni-verse asking you to express? Step into those gifts and let yourself be purified through the fire of facing your fears.
A greater life than you can now imagine is on the other side. Don’t resist who you really are and who you’re called to be. Give in, give up and let The Uni-verse show you the way.
As always, the action happens in the comments below, leave a comment and join the conversation! The TDL Community thrives in the comments and it’s a GREAT place to get support!
PS – Our first annual Daily Love LIVE is coming to NYC Sept 28th and 29th. Discover your purpose. Master your relationships. Find your heart. Join Mastin, Marianne Williamson, Gabby Bernstein & more! RSVP here.
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Mastin Kipp is the CEO and Founder of The Daily Love. To follow him on Twitter click here.
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