A Light’s Flame Elevates Others
How do we encourage others to run toward our light versus making them run in the opposite direction?
Why do we walk away instead of run towards their light?
If we shared our light with one another, we might get the warmth we truly need.
Instead we choose to hesitate. Maybe it’s because we don’t feel worthy to receive the warmth from others because we believe they will not share it with us. Instead of stepping in closer we select to walk by and not even engage. We might choose to not engage with someone because we feel that we do not have the same status. Or because we believe there is nothing we can gain from engaging with certain individuals.
Would if...we stepped into another’s flame and embraced their warmth no matter the size of their flame (or status).
The status of our flame does not determine how much we gain from someone with a flame that has recently started to burn to a flame that is striking high and hot.
Maybe we are guarding our own flame and holding onto our flame so tightly that we choose not to share even a view of it with others.
Would if...we gave others the space to get close to our flame, the door then opens giving an opportunity to breathe life into us and make our flame stronger.
The breath someone shares into our flame gives us the capacity to reciprocate the breath they shared with us by giving the right amount of oxygen to ignite their flame.
Daily we are given the opportunity to elevate others. If this is true, how might we use our flame to elevate someone else?
“Leadership is not always about your power, it's all about your ability to empower, encourage, and elevate others.” - Farshad Asl