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I was listening to my Buddha Bar, “10 Years” Compilation as I was writing today and these words came bounding out to me; “You must be willing to accept the fact that pain is a part of the process of revelation.”

And then this, “You must be willing to take the field and stay on the field.”

Profound, I thought.

Many people who decide they’re going to take a step from the ordinary, everyday to something extraordinary and completely on their terms recoil when the first hurdle appears.

This sh*t gets hard. It does. If you make that decision to go from high flying career to running your own business or pursuing your passion, the path will get challenging.

I’m not a big fan of sugar coating anything. I’ve seen many, many programs do that and that’s just not what I’m about. I’m about providing a healthy dose of realism alongside my encouragement and total belief in you.

Ask any ‘overnight sensation’ how long they were working before they became a hit.

Expect some pain. You might question yourself, you might question others, you might doubt your decisions and there’s no doubt you’ll change your mind on a few things quite a few times.

BUT, and here’s the really, really, really yummy pay off. The pure sense of achievement, joy, freedom, creativity and total alignment and congruence you will feel will outweigh any tiny moments of pain. Like Llorca’s lyrics say, it’s a part of the revelation. In other words, it’s a part of opening your eyes and seeing, very, very, very clearly.

How do you stay focused on staying on the field on the way to revelatory change?

With love

PS. Here are the lyrics for the entire song if you’d like to check them out. The whole thing is brilliant. And I believe you’re all masters.

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