A few months ago someone asked me that age-old question, “What do you do?” Rather than immediately jumping into a long litany of things I do for a living, I just stood quietly . . . almost mysteriously. After a thoughtful moment, the words that came out on my mouth surprised even me: “I’m on assignment!” The person asking the question paused very respectfully and then responded, “Oh, I understand!” The thing was . . . I didn’t fully understand my answer at the time.
In thinking back as to why those words would have come out of my mouth, I remembered the prayerful affirmation from A Course in Miracles I had been saying daily: “Oh Good God, please reveal your plan for me:
“What would You have me do? Where would You have me go? What would You have me say, and to whom?”
A huge smile of awareness came over me when I realized by stopping to ponder and wonder about the answer to those simple questions I was asking for an ‘assignment’.On a very deep level I was praying to be used by Spirit to serve others. What I wasn’t necessarily prepared for was that the details would be given to me ‘on a need-to-know basis’, meaning ‘my assignments’ would often be done from a place of ‘fog’.
My latest ‘assignment’ is that I am to blog regularly; while I am still a bit foggy about exactly what that means, my commitment is to sharing my spiritual ponderings.
For inspiration I often look toMolly Hahn’s Buddha Doodles. (To have daily Buddha Doodles sent to your inbox just go to www.buddhadoodles.com and give her your email.) Below is one of Molly’s Doodles, with my God-shouts!
How would your life shift if you began each day as if you were a Special Agent for Spirit, waiting for your assignment? Doesn’t it make you think of the original TV series of Charlie’s Angels when the phone would ring and a heavenly voice would say: “Hello Angels, your assignment, should you choose to accept it is . . . . ?” Maybe it’s just me, but I just loved the glamour of the girls and the excitement of their assignments. I always imagined wearing high heels, being all glammed up, doing what they did. Ok, maybe I can get a little Hollywoodish . . . I have to confess sometimes when I hear the yang voice of my intuition kick in it sounds a little like John Forsythe’s voice, with the mystery of it all.
Seriously, my commitment to ‘be on call’ has been most significant spiritual up-leveling of my life. IF I am to begin blogging, as an assignment blessed from above, who am I to question my qualifications or ability? There is one thing I am absolutely sure of: If you get the inspiration, you get the assignment. The only real decision is whether you will accept the assignment.
Dear one, IF you are reading this blog, YOU are getting the call. Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to ask the same questions I ask daily:
What would You have me do?
Where would You have me go?
What would You have me say, and to whom?
See you in the field . . . on assignment!
KC Miller is the Founder of Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, a state-licensed, nationally accredited college for holistic wellness and spiritual studies ~ www.swiha.edu. Of all the titles KC could claim, including Massage Therapist, Hypnotherapist, Life Coach, Holistic Nutrition Coach or Ordained Minister, the one she most prefers is “Instrument of Spirit”. FOLLOW her personal Facebook page, KC Miller, or LIKE her fan page: KC Miller – Instrument of Spirit.