Elegant Shifts – The Steps of Your Sacred Ambition

I love watching tango.

The dance moves are fluid and in sync even though legs seem to be moving in one direction and bodies in another. And, the two partners have some kind of unspoken yet palpable communication going on which enhances the dance. When I watch tango I am aware of the music, the moves of the dancers and this unseen but very real energy of graceful elegance….


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PART TWO: Discovering the Sacred Calling

magicbookOK I have considered your approach, you say after pondering my words. But I have another thing I want to share.

I believe I have a sacred calling that both energizes me and terrifies me. I nod my head. But I don’t really know what it is. There’s something more I’m suppose to do with my life. I can’t see it…I just feel it compelling me to find it. And this is so overwhelming. What if what I am suppose to do will cost me my relationship, my friends? I’m already torn between my family and my work. And it feels way too powerful. Will I be accepted? Will others ridicule me because I have so much ambition?

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PART THREE: What is sacred about my ambition?

And our tale continues…  My ambition is sacred? you ask.

Yes, I reply.

At this point you are obviously perplexed.  So you continue, I have always been embarrassed about how ambitious I am…and I don’t like the word anyway. Ambitious people are consumed with ‘me, me, me’ all the time and have to sacrifice everything for what they want.  That’s not me. I don’t want to be like that and at the same time I have this inner compelling drive to share who I am and what I do in a much bigger way. And one more thing, you continue…Can you really have it all?

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PART FOUR: I’m not sure I want to be Powerful!

Our tale continues…

So I begin: Let’s start with taking a nice deep breath in on this one! I can tell that talking about power brings up some issues.  Would you like to share more?

Power is dangerous! Period, you say with energy. AND powerful people use and abuse power. I want to know how to be powerful that is attractive and in integrity.

Ok, I reply. Again, let me share this for your consideration…

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