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FENSKE: The ‘ever-evolving truth’ about my cowboy boots

Catherine Fenske
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“Somewhere between the intellectual idea of why we’re attracted to certain things and the pragmatic reality is some form of ever-evolving truth.”

—Billy Corgan



I have a beautiful pair of cowboy boots that I got at Back at the Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., which I have been wearing, lately in the cooler weather. They are mostly red and white with gold piping down the sides and are adorned with red hearts. There is a little dark green accent and two tiny gold hearts on each heel.

It has been of great interest to me to watch the attraction these boots seem to innately have. People of all ages and both genders are drawn to them. A lot of people just look while others comment on them. It’s as if the boots have a life of their own. I might be the one wearing them but they are the main attraction.



I’m sure you’ve had something that just seems to attract people, an article or object that seems to be a statement just because it is what it is. Have you ever wondered about it? Is it purely the beauty of it or the novelty, the fact that it is so different? Or does it spark some latent memory? These questions got my mind to wondering — what was it about these boots that attracted me to get them and is it the same thing that attracts so many others to them?

Intellectualizing can bring some answers but I wanted to look deeper to see if I could discover the “ever-evolving truth” that would perhaps shed some light on my questions. Being the metaphysician I am, I love this sort of inquiry, so I set out to find the answers that would resonate with me as truth. In the process I went on a journey to bring the outer into the inner, the material into the formless world of my imagination and truth.

On this journey inward I felt many things that showed up as the answers to all the questions for myself, and I understood that I couldn’t answer the questions about why others were outwardly attracted to the boots. For me, when I looked deeply, the answers came in a flood of feelings…feelings of gratitude for the creative process and the beauty I am so privileged to see with my outer and inner eye; feelings of gratitude for the hands that made these boots and brought an idea into form so I could wear them; feelings of appreciation for the abundance in this world and for the Universal Laws that govern it.

In this simple inquiry about my boots I found the “ever-evolving truth” for me that lies somewhere between the intellectual idea and the pragmatic reality of my attraction to certain things. This truth for me is that there is a realm where everything is possible, where the imagination and magic play. If we believe in and tap into this realm, this reality, and lift the veil of illusion that keeps us limited and in fear, we recognize the potential that we each have to create beauty and abundance in our lives.

These beautiful boots aren’t necessarily about their outward beauty for me I discovered, even though they certainly are pleasing to the outer eye. They are more of a reminder to me of the reality that lies outside this physical plane. This is the reality of pure potential that is available to all of us. This is the realm of creativity, miracles and magic that is ours for the asking. This is the realm of laws such as the Law of Attraction that brings those things into our lives that we draw to us through intention, visualization, feeling and desire.

This week I challenge you to find the deeper meaning of something that you have attracted into your life. Have fun in the process of finding your “ever-evolving truth.”

Catherine Fenske is the owner of Live With Intention Coaching. She is spiritual counselor/teacher, certified life coach, Reiki master/teacher. Catherine can be reached at 970-640-6987 or email at catherine@livewithintentioncoaching.com. Visit http://www.livewithintentioncoaching.com or her blog at http://fromblocked2bliss.wordpress.com.


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