I’ve come to accept that straying from ‘my path’ is absolutely normal. BUT it feels horrible! I guilt myself and barrage my thoughts with negative internal talk for not staying the course. Asking ‘why can’t I be more like the laser focused, intentional, in-flow, namaste folk whose lives seem to magically fall into place?!?!’. Come on, don’t they get on your nerves just a little? LOL!
But what if my straying IS part of my journey? It allows me to choose time and again what I prefer and gently pulls me back to my path. Sometimes the straying even introduces new thoughts and ideas for me to integrate when I get back on track. If I allow myself to go with it instead of resisting, it can provide me with exactly what I need for the road ahead.
I’m aware now that my path is not a straight and narrow one. It is wide and winding with small offshoots into interesting corners. I will enjoy the journey, be patient and stop comparing my path to others.