“Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown, ” said Henry the Fourth, in Shakespeare’s play of the same name. Well, yeah, if you all you can imagine, desire and go after achieving is to murder and steal your victim’s position.
But what if you search within and connect with your strongest motivation to serve life? What if you find your own gifts and resolve to share them? What if you choose to direct your imagination, desire, and consistent, focused actions from a place of love? What if your crown did not shimmer with the brassy tones of your ego but the authentic radiance of the highest and best within you? Then, would you not stand tall? Then would not the crown be light and easy on your head, invisible to others, except as it expresses though your work and love and laughter?
In yogic philosophy, the Sahasrara, or crown chakra is the bridge to the Divine, which carries us from limited self to joy and abundance. It is our connecting point between God’s will and ours. It is the pathway from head to heart… and hands and feet…where Jesus’s affirming words “God’s will be done on earth as it is in Heaven” have the potential to become a personal reality. The interesting paradox is that it is through unselfishness that we do our best in life.
“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed,” said Napoleon Hill. And so, it is. May you wear your invisible crown with style, panache, humility and gratitude.