Self Love

I’ve heard it time and time again that self love is the key to living a life of harmony, peace and joy….so, I thought to take another look at the concept of self love…which clearly deserves my respect.

I think another word synonymous for creative energy or power or Spirit or whatever you call the Infinite Consciousness – is Love. That being true for me, I then surmise that Self Love is actually Self Power or Self Energy. When I perceive myself in that way, I definitely feel lighter, brighter, expansive and creative. Love is the experience of wholeness, fear is the experience of lack.

Self Identity

Like most people, I have identified myself as a body…an image in the world that can be threatened, that ages, that has to protect itself, that has to prove itself and thus I truly do experience fear. Fear that my body is not enough, fear that I’m not doing enough, fear that I can be abandoned…and on and on. Believe me, it’s so easy to go down this path, and to be completely unconscious in this “dream state”, this realm of limitations and illusions.

However, when I remember or when I awaken to my Truth – that I am much more more than the physical, I am relieved of all these burdens and allow the Infinite Power of Love to dictate and orchestrate my Life. I have to allow this True Knowingness of myself, for if I don’t, the general ideas of society will overtake my mind, and before too long, I find myself drowning again in lack, fear and doubt.

Self Enlightened

I’m definitely not saying to disregard the body, or that the body’s desires are not important, but what I am saying is that when I find myself not being as light (enlightened) as I’d like, I know that somewhere in my mind I have chosen to identify with my outer world, rather than on the substance of Love that I am.

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By JEAN TREBEK

Jean is a Professional Religious Science Practitioner, Reiki Master and Sound Healer. She grew up on Long Island, NY, and now lives in Los Angeles with her wonderful husband of 29 years, Alex, and has 2 amazing adult children, Matthew and Emily. Jean enjoys taking long walks, watching movies, and traveling. She is very grateful for her family, Willy the dog, friends and good coffee.

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