What’s with the hair?

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“If we can just let go and trust that things will work out the way they’re supposed to, without trying to control the outcome, then we can begin to enjoy the moment more fully. The joy of the freedom it brings becomes more pleasurable than the experience itself.” ― Goldie Hawn

Today my hair is brown, dark brown. Very dark brown. It wasn’t my intention to have brown hair. I tend to think of myself as a red head. However, apparently my hair has a mind of its own, much like my higher self. (I would do a selfie and show you, but I have short arms and a close up of my face shows way too many lines and wrinkles!)

I dye my own hair. Preference by L’Oreal and I know each other well. I usually use the same shade; yet, my hair seems to look different each time. One time it is bright red, the next it is more of a brownish red, and sometimes, it even comes out almost red blonde. Sheesh! But this time, I used a slightly darker shade, expecting a more darker red. I should know by now not to expect anything, because today my hair is brown, yes, dark brown. I realize I have absolutely no control over my hair; I am a slave to its whimsy.

My relationship with my higher self seems to operate much the same way. Just when I think I know what she wants and start marching in that direction, or making plans, she makes an about face or takes a sharp right and sends me on a completely different path. Try as I might to tune in, I am often caught by surprise at the things she wants me to do. (You want me to go where? The Grand Canyon? And open some portals? What? … That’s another story.)

My higher self has her own agenda and much to my consternation, I am not always privy to what that is. Giving me little hints and messages, I try really hard to pay attention to her directions and understand the big picture she might see that I cannot. I am often at her whim. It is only later, with 20/20 hindsight, do I realize how wise she really is – and the path or experiences she chose for me were absolutely perfect.

“But what’s with the brown hair?” I ask. Our hair color, especially if we’re female, says much about our personality, about who we are. And even though I was born with brown hair, over the years I have decided I am a red head. Red hair makes me feel sassy and more outspoken. And the messages I have been getting lately from my guides and Angels is to step out from the shadows, from behind the scenes and step onto the stage as a speaker. Feels like a perfect role for a red head. But apparently my hair and my higher self are tired of sassy and want something different, what exactly, I don’t know. Maybe it has to do with being my authentic self. All I can do is trust that she knows what she is doing. After all, she has steered me in the right direction so far.

But if she has any thoughts that being my authentic self includes grey hair – she definitely has another think coming!

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