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Certain Uncertainty


There is very little we can be certain of besides uncertainty. Yes the paradox of certain uncertainty. So why do we crave certainty in life when the only thing certain is uncertainty? I love this quote by Helen Keller:
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
"A daring adventure." Now that has a ring to it. Who wants their life to be nothing. I don't know that I'm brave enough yet to crave uncertainty or favor outright exposure, yet. but right now I do want to become more comfortable with uncertainty. I've come a long way. I'm human, so naturally, I seek security. But seeking security in externals doesn't work because the driving factor seems to be scarcity. Security can only be achieved by going within, by knowing that you are enough and that you already are everything you need to survive and thrive. Nothing you acquire, possess, achieve, or obtain will give you security. Security is that silent center. That something inside that sits inside and knows you are "it" when everyone else continues to run around searching for security outside of themselves. Be that quiet sitter in the center who knows that you already are everything you need.

I am enough. I am it. There is nothing out there that will do more for me than what I have right here, right now, in me, in my silent center who knows God. God will provide and the Universe will supply. It always has and I can trust that it always will. Of that, I am certain!

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