When Faced with a Mountain of Doubt, there’s One Question we Need to Ask. ~ Kino MacGregor

Via Kino MacGregor
on Apr 21, 2017
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I’m not a numbers person: I don’t read my bank statements as carefully as I should.

We did our accounts this morning and got struck with the voice of fear.

It whispered to us in doubt and tried to make us think that our dreams aren’t going to work out, that we will never make it, that there’s not ever going to be enough.

It was loud and stressful. Even my shoulder started to hurt. But we decided not to listen.

I like to operate from the belief that everything is going to be okay, that there is more than enough. But belief is a choice, like changing the dial of your radio station, except it works by choosing which thoughts you’re going to listen to.

So we tuned into the voice of faith, a quiet presence of wisdom that sustains us through feast and famine.

Faith says, “I will always provide for you, even when you’re at your limit and on your last penny. I will not let you down. Stay strong. What is meant to be will be; what is not meant to be cannot be forced.”

There is only one power in the universe that can create something out of nothing.

With faith, manna can rain down blessings from heaven in your life. Without faith, you’re lost in the desert of doubt on your own.

You don’t need to know the grand plan, and you don’t need to know exactly how it’s all going to work out. You certainly don’t need to sweat the small stuff. You just need unshakable faith and the power of your conviction will carry you forward.

So…when we are faced with a mountain of doubt, when adversity strikes, and when scarcity shows up, the question is: Do you believe? Are you strong enough to keep the faith?

Live in faith or live in fear. It’s your choice.


Author: Kino MacGregor
Image: Kino Macgregor Instagram
Editor: Sara Kärpänen 


About Kino MacGregor

Kino MacGregor is one of a select group of people to receive the Certification to teach Ashtanga Yoga by its founder Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. The youngest woman to hold this title, she has completed the challenging Third Series and is now learning the Fourth Series. After seven years of consistent trips to Mysore, at the age of 29, she received from Guruji the Certification to teach Ashtanga yoga and has since worked to pass on the inspiration to practice to countless others. In 2006, she and her husband Tim Feldmann founded Miami Life Center, where they now teach daily classes, workshops and intensives together in addition to maintaining an international traveling and teaching schedule. She has produced three Ashtanga yoga DVDs (Kino MacGregor – A Journey, A Workshop; Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series; Ashtanga Yoga Intermediate Series), an Ashtanga yoga practice card and a podcast on yoga. Her next book, The Power of Ashtanga Yoga, is set to come out in the spring of 2013 from Shambhala Publications. As a life coach and Ph.D. student in holistic health with a Master’s Degree from New York University, Kino integrates her commitment to consciousness and empowerment with her yoga teaching. She has been featured in Yoga Journal, Yoga Mind Body Spirit, Yoga Joyful Living, Travel & Leisure Magazine, Ocean Drive Magazine, Boca Raton Magazine, Florida Travel & Life Magazine, Six Degrees Magazine as well as appearing on Miami Beach’s Plum TV and the CBS Today Show. Find her on her page, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Get her Yoga Life app on iTunes.


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