Take A Leap of Faith

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Take A Leap of Faith

Imagine that you are Jane. You live in the jungle and life is nice. You have a lovely tree house and you love Tarzan. Yet you know that you want more. Let’s face it: living in the tree, while safe and fun can honestly be a little boring. Your heart tells you that you can explore, learn and embrace the beautiful life around you. Muster up your courage, grab a vine, and begin swinging through the jungle.

As you begin exploring the jungle, you first only change vines when you can touch the next vine in your route. You build upon your courage.You want to explore more of the jungle and this means soaring through the air and reaching for a vine that’s further away.You may have to let go of the vine in your hand without being able to see the next vine. You just have to have faith that it’s there.

 

This isn’t the jungle, baby: it’s the world and your life. And sometimes, darling, you just have to take a giant leap of faith. The tree is safe and familiar. You know exactly what to expect. Your inner voice may say things like “Didn’t you say you wanted a hunky man to take care of you? Are you strong enough to swing out and explore on your own?" Trust me: you are worthy of dreaming big and exploring large.

You have a choice: you can stay in the tree and cling to a single vine of your current existence or you can swing out as far as you are able, take a flying leap and embrace what’s it’s like to live fully. You deserve to leave behind what drains your energy, regrets, and the pieces of your broken heart that is strewn upon the floor of your past. Let go of the self-image of a person who doesn’t deserve happiness or love. For you deserve the most powerful love of all: the love of yourself. Choose love over fear. Discover that even when the vines of life seem too far apart, your heart will know that the next vine is there waiting for you. Embrace your life. Embrace faith.

Need some help untangling the vines in your jungle? Consider hiring a Life Coach.

Debra Smouse is a Tarnished Southern Belle who discovered that when she fell in love with her life, it loved her right back. Visit her website or connect with her on Twitter or Facebook.

This article was originally published at Debra Smouse . Com. Reprinted with permission.
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Debra Smouse

Life Coach

You deserve to live a daily life you adore. When you listen to your heart, you can purposefully choose actions to move you towards how you want to feel.

Tarnished Southern Belle (and life coach) Debra Smouse can help you de-tangle the drama in your life, push away the need for perfection, and show you how to create a daily life that you love.

Want to bring your dreams into reality? Make it Happen with my free e-Book There's Plenty of Time: Achieve Your 2014 Dreams.

Location: Dayton, OH
Credentials: BS
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