Practice inconsistency, transition with intention
By Nancy B. Loughlin
Published in GreenMedInfo.com on January 20, 2015.
Others have a vested interest in us staying the same.
Often, we accommodate those expectations. We harbor a reluctance to be labeled unpredictable, erratic, fickle or contradictory. So, we cling to belief systems and relationships that no longer serve us. Even when new information sheds brighter light, our egos remain wed to last week’s strident opinion.
Our evolution is inevitable, yet we drag around yesterday’s corpse.
It was Ralph Waldo Emerson who warned us of consistency’s dangers in his Vedanta-tinged 1847 essay “Self-Reliance.”
“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,” he famously declared. Be unafraid to contradict yourself, he wrote, and step into your greatness. We are not paralyzed, and we can step from a corner into another plane.
Yet, practice to do so with courage, precision and intention.
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