Have Some Fun...

I will admit that I have forgotten about this important concept of living lately. I see all the fun and joy that others are having out there, whether it will be on social media or in general. I often times wonder, if my life will work itself out from this darkness. I sometimes fall into the rut if I can only have fun when I know that my needs are taken care of especially with paying my bills, or when this or that will happen to me. Lately, I've been needing a little bit of fun in my life too! I quite enjoyed the reminder from a book of mine that I've picked up first thing in the morning for a wee bit of inspiration.

"Have Some Fun

Have some fun. Loosen up a bit. Enjoy life! 

We do not have to be so somber and serious. We do not have to be so reflective, so critical, so bound up within ourselves and the rigid parameters others, and often ourselves, have placed around us.

This is life, not a funeral service. Have some fun with it. Enter into it. Participate. Experiment. Take a risk. Be spontaneous. Do not always be so concerned about doing it right, doing the appropriate thing. 

Do not always be so concerned about what others will think or say. What they think and say are their issues not ours. Do not be so afraid of making a mistake. do not be so fearful and proper. Do not inhibit yourself so much.

God id not intend us to be so inhibited, so restricted, so controlled. These repressive parameters are what other people have imposed on us, what we have allowed to be done to us. 

We were created fully human. We were given emotions, desires, hopes, dreams, feelings. There is an alive, excited, fun-loving child in us somewhere! Let it come out! Let it come alive! Let it have some fun-not just for two hours on Saturday evening. Bring it with us, let it help us enjoy this gift of being alive, being fully human, and being who we are!

So many rules. So much shame we've lived with. It simply isn't necessary. We have been brainwashed. It is time now to free ourselves, let ourselves go, and enter fully human into a full life. 

Don't worry. We will learn our lessons when necessary. We have learned discipline. We will not go awry. What will happen is that we will begin enjoying life We will begin enjoying and experience our whole self. We can trust ourselves. We have boundaries now. We have our program for a foundation. We can afford to experiment and experience. We are in touch with ourselves and our Higher Power. We are being guided. It cannot even be moved. 

Have some fun. Loose up a bit. Break a few rules. We won't be punished by God. We do not have to allow people to punish us. And we can stop punishing ourselves. As long as we're here and alive, let's being to live.

Today, I will let myself have some fun with life. I will loosen up a bit, knowing I won't crack and break. God, help me let go of my need to be so inhibited, proper, and repressed. Help me inject a big dose of life into myself by letting myself be fully alive and human."
~Melody Beattie 

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