Decisions, decisions; some of us pray about them, some of us jump in and see if we can swim. The waters of outcome, however, is only as inviting as the person we were when we made the decision.
For most of us, life has given us many opportunities to make life-changing decisions; new job, new home, new relationships, expanding a family, leaving comfort, ending a marriage, or even telling the truth. Should we or should we not? Followed by the pros and cons list. But who is asking the “should” and who is writing this list?
If it is the ego, it wants satisfaction. It wants to be right. It wants and wants and wants, some more. It gets hurt feelings. It takes things personally. It is selfish. It is complicated. It will find all the reasons why not if it is not able to get its way. It will find all of the reasons why, if the decision may not be the best for others. It will use its insecurities to convince itself of what it deserves and why it is superior to what it does not want. It will question the decision after it is made.
If it is the spirit, it is peaceful. It is sure. It asks no questions. It has one outcome. It is simple. It flows and is nonresistant.
Ego screams, spirit is silent. Ego takes, spirit gives. As life presents us with decisions, the first question to ask: “Who is making it? Is it you, Ego? Or is it you, Spirit?” Fortunately, we may call on either. Ego will answer, but spirit will arrive before we make the call.