“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty”
― Erich Fromm
Want to try something with me today?
Just for today, every time uncertainty arises, notice how you feel.
How does uncertainty feel in your body? Where in your body do you feel it?
Then try to make whatever you’re feeling even bigger. Amplify it.
Are there thoughts you notice when uncertainty arises?
What are those thoughts specifically?
Wonder aloud: I wonder….
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Ancient wise teachers from all traditions talk about the path of non-resistance.
Embracing what is.
Being present with our experience and blah, blah, blah.
It might be that the easiest way to let go of certainty is to embrace uncertainty.
Ooh! Doesn’t that cause a bit of a wobble in your rational mind?
Have fun with this.
I’m picturing you, me, your favorite spiritual teachers and all reading this today in a big, cosmic group hug with everyone’s uncertainty in the middle.
Today’s Journal Prompts:
Today, I’m willing to let go of certainties, like…
Today, I welcome the uncertainty of…
When I let go of certainty, I feel…
I believe that uncertainty about (name your biggest, nagging uncertainty) could teach me…
This post is part of the FIRE: 30 Day Journal Project.
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During the first 30 Day Journal Project, I found that having the prompts printed out in advance helped me get right into my writing for the day.
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