Thank You Thursday: What I Am Not

Be thankful this day for What I Am Not.

Who we are not has much more to do with who we are. We focus so much on what we desire, and what we are, we tend to forget about our polar opposite. I'm not saying to lose our sense of "positivity" but without our opposite how can we know what we truly want and how to live now. Who we are changes from moment to moment and is subject to change with our external circumstances. Yet, our external circumstances have no bearing on who we truly are.

The circumstances themselves are an experience we choose to go through to better understand the process of being human. Each experience is not unique to the soul having it, what makes the process unique is each different response to it. Each response is added to the collective mind (akashic record). With each recorded response, we are getting close to who we are not to be who we are. The question now becomes, how do I know who I truly am?

How do you know who you are? The answer to this question is different for everyone, depending on where you are in the process of life. Are we more than flesh holding our Soul, yes; are we more than the energy creating life, yes; are we more than light shining brightly for others to follow, yes. Who we are and who we are not is relative to the situation and circumstance in the moment it occurs. Most of us look through life with glasses of judgment and labels.

The process of judgment allows us to label a person or situation for self to better understand the person and situation according to our human experience. Yet our human experience is to remind us who we are, our Soul Self. We live from a place of memory and this is why we judge our situations from previous ones. Our memory serves us to remember experiences and not judge present ones based on previous ones. What we fail to understand in beginning is process of acceptance. All we experience is a process.

The process of acceptance allows us to look at self, others, and situations, as they are, free from labels and judgment. To get to know who we are is a process of acceptance of self. Once we learn how to accept self we can accept others. Now, how we label self and others is a different process.

We label everything! The labels we created made it easier for the human brain to discern what is good and what is bad. What we view as good or bad is subjective and relative at the moment it occurs. All of the people, items, situations, and places we label as bad do not serve our best interest, or we are not interested in.

All the people, items, situations, and places we label as good serves our higher self and most interested in. Then there are the people, items, situations, and places we are indecisive about, because we simply don't care. Have we stopped to think why we have our personal label for everything? We label all from a place of curiosity and higher knowing.

The labels are meant for the instance of an occurrence and a not continual label of similarity to be judged. Each person, item, situation and place is meant for a singular experience and should be accepted as it is and not judged or labeled from previous experiences. By labeling all experiences based on previous ones the same; we are limiting our growth and understanding about who we are not.

We all desire to be our Divine Self and live in our true purpose. In order to accomplish this way of living, we have to experience the opposite of our truest desire. What this looks like will be different for everyone. How we will get there will be different for everyone. Once on the path of acceptance, the process of being who we truly are takes place.

We begin to see life as it is. We fill out hearts with more compassion and empathy. We begin to see clearly and better understand the choices each soul makes. We accept people and situations as they are. We increase the energy of around us with more acceptance. Who we are not is no more than who we are to be.

Remember all that is experienced is a process and serves a purpose in the moment occurred. The purpose is seeing life as it is, no more, no less, while bringing more light to what simply IS. We already have the knowledge to be who we truly desire to be. Yet we all believe our wisdom comes from applying our knowledge to each situation, yet, our wisdom comes from sharing what we know, our innate knowing of being connected to the Universe and to God.

Now the process becomes knowing and having faith in what we already are. Do you know what we already are? We are more than we appear to be, more than we reveal, yet all is shown, all is seen in our daily life. Only you know and can accept who you are now and to be who desire to be in the Now. 

Be thankful this day and everyday to know who we are and who we are not in the process of life.
Be thankful this day and everyday to bring clarity and acceptance to situations and people who open the Soul.
Be thankful this day and everyday to remember our source of wisdom, allowing it shared and magnified with Self and others.


Equal Two

I am everything
I am everywhere
I am nothing 
I am nowhere
I am darkness
I am light
I am present
I am absent
I am the choice made
I am the indecision
I am as you made me
I am created by you
I am you and you are me
I am the creation
I am the creator
I am universal
I am insignificant
I am joy
I am pain
I am love
I am fear
I am success
I am failure
I am alive
I am dead
I am good
I am bad
I am the is
I am omnipotent
I am feeble

I exist because I am not
I exist because I am
I exist in harmony with self
I exist with the equal parts of the sum of Self
I exist because you exist
We exist because you exist

We are two equals not separate
We are whole
We are one

Comments

Tiff 21st November 2013 1:58 pm

So true. Thank you, Hillis

Hillis 21st November 2013 2:12 pm

Hello Tiff, you are so very welcome!

keryndawer 24th November 2013 2:55 am

"Once on the path of acceptance, the process of being who we truly are begins."

Amazing Hillis~I love that Truth. I realize now how that has been so true in my life, yet I had not been aware of it until reading your post. I have thought a lot about labels over the years as I have an immediate adverse reaction to hearing them (even, or especially, when I have used them!) and I 've never understood exactly why some people use them so much and others do not (or much less so). Thank you for showing me how ACCEPTANCE is the key. Very insightful and thought provoking. Thank you :) :) :)

Keryn

Hillis 24th November 2013 10:10 am

Hi Keryn, I am joyous you received the desired clarity and understanding you called forth. You are very welcome!

Hillis

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A visionary with an authentic soul, Hillis Pugh’s journey has been one of enlightenment, resolution, and inevitability. An inspiring writer and poet, he uses his gifts to propel readers on how to build self-confidence and explore their own journey of finding gratitude in everyday matters.

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