Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

New Beginnings with Gayla - Clearing the Fog Series

NewBeginnings Gayla 06KENTUCKY (5/11/13) - This new series is inspired by a dream that I had one night. My dream consisted of seeing a pretty lady walking down a path in a beautiful white dress. As she was walking, mud started being thrown at her in all directions. Eventually, the mud completely covered her. When I woke up from this dream, my inner voice told me that the woman represented the beauty of her true self as she was walking peacefully along the path. The mud that was thrown on her represented all the negativity and false beliefs that came at her in life. As she stood there covered, she had allowed the mud (false belief) to saturate her beauty.

During the time in my life when I began my self-discovery journey, I took a good look at myself. At 33-years-old, I had lost sight of the happy, outgoing, fun loving person that I had been years prior. Why was I so different? I believe some of it was because I believed certain false beliefs about myself and life in general. I believed that I’d be happy when I got married, or when I made a certain amount of money, or when I had children. I believed that I would never be good enough for myself or anyone else. I believed that I was insignificant. At one time I was that lady in the beautiful dress, but as life happened, I started to allow the mud of false belief to saturate me.

Apparently, I was not alone in my thinking. According to wiki.answers.com, one in ten people are unhappy with their lives. There are many, many people with low self-esteem. Sometimes, when we are not happy with ourselves and our lives, we can lash out at others in an attempt to make them miserable.

During the next three articles, I want to discuss three false beliefs that are flung at us from society that cover up our true selves. The first one is the belief of “I’ll be happy when…” The second one is the belief that we as people are different from one another. The last one is the false beliefs about oneself.

It seems that sometimes we go through life in a fog. Things are unclear and we are not able to see things for what they really are. My intent for these articles is to clear the fog of false belief, and to help uncover some of the lies that you may have come to believe as truth. So you can come closer to being the real you. I am excited about these articles!

To better prepare yourself for this series, I want to leave you with some questions for self-reflection. Think about this:

Has life been a disappointment for you?

Have the trials of life left you discouraged?

Do you believe the negative things that have been spoken about you?
 
Gayla
Want a more detailed article from me this week? Check out my new blog, “Signs”.
www.newlifebeginnings.us


I am thinking about starting a once a month internet radio show. The show will consist of discussing some of the topics of my column along with other inspiring topics. We would go more in depth than what I do in the column and also have guest speakers and call-ins.

Would you listen in?
Click the link below and let me know!
www.newlifebeginnings.us/Contact-Me.html

 

Disclaimer: The content supplied by columnists and letters to the Editor on this site does not in any way, shape or form, implied or otherwise, necessarily express or suggest endorsement or support of any of such content, statement, or opinions therein. SurfKY News does not necessarily adhere to or endorse content provided by outside non-staff sources.

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Owensboro Board of Commissioners Commission Meeting Aug 19., 2014

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/18/14) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a Commission meeting at 5 p.m. (CST),… Read More

Property Maintenance Code Enforcement Board Meeting Canceled

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/19/14) — The regularly scheduled Property Maintenance Code Enforcement Board meeting on Wednesday,… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 15, 2014 4462

Muhlenberg Man Arrested for Hopkins Auto…

in Top Stories by Det. Otis Chamberlain
August 15, 2014 3054

Sixth Annual Lake Malone Car, Truck and…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 17, 2014 2968

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 16, 2014 2956

Pogue's Automotive Annual Picnic Brings…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 15, 2014 2950

Owensboro Board of Commissioners Special…

in News by Beth Cecil

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 18, 2014 2321

Madisonville Man Charged for Shoplifting,…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 15, 2014 2280

Sheriff's Office, PNTF Make Drug Arrest…

in Top Stories by Det. Shawn Bean
August 15, 2014 1421

Madisonville Introduces New Spray Park

in Top Stories by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
August 16, 2014 1373

Non-Partisan Offices Deadline Passes -…

in Top Stories by Keenan Ratliff
August 16, 2014 1183

Madisonville Police Conducting Sobriety…

in Top Stories by Lt. Charles Young II

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 15, 2014 2950

Owensboro Board of Commissioners Special…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 2203

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 2101

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler
August 18, 2014 2048

RiverArtes Opening at OMFA

in News by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
August 19, 2014 1285

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 15, 2014 3054

Sixth Annual Lake Malone Car, Truck and…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 17, 2014 2968

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 16, 2014 2956

Pogue's Automotive Annual Picnic Brings…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 15, 2014 2811

Green River Firefighters' to Honor All…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 2521

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03