A lot of indigo adults and children I’ve met – to a greater or lesser degree I’d say 50% of them – have a big resistence to being labelled “indigo”. I take twisted pleasure in saying, “Yes, and that’s why I’m even more sure you are indigo.”
Indigos by their nature dislike labels. They see through them; they know that people are more than just their label. They dislike how society is built around labels and rigid categories. They rebel against that.
They also dislike the way accepting a label can often form a mental cage. If you identify with something you often stop being able to do things that would go against your identification.
But indigo is more than just a label, because it’s for people who are in some way “special”. Both indigos and non-indigos can dislike this.
I have a t-shirt which says “indigo” on it. I wear it because it starts interesting conversations and I also have the hope of meeting new indigo friends that way. One time someone got angry at me and said “A real indigo wouldn’t flaunt his specialness!” A good answer would have been, “And how do you know what a real indigo would or wouldn’t do?”, but in the event I just made a sharp turn and went somewhere else to avoid this guy’s negativity.
People don’t like saying someone is more special than others because it triggers their insecurities. They either don’t want to feel inferior, or they want to avoid making people feel inferior.
That’s a problem because not everyone has the same capabilities. It’s fine that you want to avoid a feeling of inferiority, but if you start pretending everyone is the same just to do that, you’ve turned your back on reality.
The real solution is to heal the inferiority complex. If you dislike being called special because you don’t want to make people feel inferior, learn to not feel like people are inferior. Learn to be able to recognise your gifts and still recognise that everyone else has the same One Life in their eyes when they look back at you.
If you don’t like calling other people special, learn to see the same One Life as your own in the eyes of even your greatest idol. Learn to see that our individual breath of life is all part of the same flow and connects us, body to body, soul to soul. Then, even the greatest person, the person you’ve held in the greatest esteem, is part of you.
I resisted being called “indigo” for a long time, but it did fit, it did explain a lot, and my desire to accept the Truth drew me to healing my inferiority complex. Now, while I admit I have more ways to go, I don’t worry that being indigo is going to seperate me from others. What’s more, I’ve finally come to accept and embrace the full extent of my power. I know I have a LOT of gifts, a lot of ability, and above all a force of will, an intensity of being, which is staggering. I know most people don’t have that.
That’s not a problem; it’s just the truth, a truth which I needed to accept.
To deny this truth would be to deny my power. Therefore, to accept this truth is an opportunity to take the reins of my power; take it away from cycles of self-destruction; apply it to what I came here to do. And that’s precious.
This article is dedicated to Rosine Caplot, who hates me for insisting she’s indigo. 😉