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“Not everyone has to be the chosen one.
Sometimes you find a quote that just says what needs to be said. Patrick Ness is a brilliant author, and this quote from his newest book…
“Not everyone has to be the chosen one. Not everyone has to be the one who saves the world. Most people just have to lie their lives as best they can, doing things that are great for them, having great friends, trying to make their friends better, loving people properly.All the while knowing that the world makes no sense, but trying to find a way to be happy anyway.” Patrick Ness, from his book The Rest of Us Just Live Here.
Sometimes you find a quote that just says what needs to be said. Patrick Ness is a brilliant author, and this quote from his newest book resonated with a lot of the work I do in session. I didn’t know, however, what a strong effect posting this up on Facebook would have.
“OMG Abby. Finally, someone has said what I’ve waited 40 years to hear. I don’t have to try and save the world. I’m not the one….I write this with tears in my eyes. I just needed someone to tell me it’s OK to not save everybody but to just live my life and be me.”
I’m posting this here for all of you who may resonate with this. Some of us just live here. Some of us are just here to learn how to have happy lives. We don’t need to rescue anyone, we need to rescue ourselves.
This is my message to you. A healer starts by healing themselves. You are not obliged to heal anyone else. Just by doing your own work, you raise the vibration of everyone. Because we are all connected. So have a rest day.
Rest here, right now for a while. It’s okay.