November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020 Finding the Well in Wellness by Juli Conard, Art by Faith Myers

I Am Not My Circumstances. I Am What I Choose to Be.

“I am fully aware that it is within my power to shift my perspective when it comes to the circumstances I find myself in. I have choice in how I am shaped by the things I experience in life. Circumstances do not define me. I am what and who I choose to be.”

Life is all about choice. I’m not talking about the ‘what to have for dinner’ kind of choices.  I’m talking about the flexibility in our thinking.  Our thoughts are not ridged or fixed.  There is always room to shift, bend and adapt.  When things aren’t going our way, when we resist the is-ness of now, and find ourselves overwhelmed with where we are, it is important to remember that we are not stuck.  This is only temporary. We can easily shift our state by shifting our thinking about the state itself. This week we are being called to play with our thinking in terms of our current circumstances and make shifts and adjustments where necessary. We get to choose how we show up in our world no matter what is unfolding around us.  We do not have to be defined by our circumstances, unless we choose to be.  Let’s take a moment to really contemplate as we ask ourselves “who do I choose to be?”


Xo Juli

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