The last year or so has felt incredibly hard for me because of the speed, density and immensity of the destruction I see unfolding in the societal, cultural and physical realms ... which, of course, stem from the great disconnect from the divine (our own selves / the consciousness that we all are). I say "of… Continue reading Getting Terrifyingly Real with OurSelves: Be who you are NOW
Fear has always been a powerful control mechanism. Fear is all story based. It is kept alive by stories of the past, or the future. Fear has always been fueled by external referencing and habituated ways of thinking, both of which are detrimental to our ability (and willingness) to exercise free will.
How comfortable are you with any and all of what you notice going on being normalised as a way of life moving forward? Because we don't tend to "go back" to pre-emergency measures...So, what's our new normal look like?
Until now, I have tolerated the blatant contradictions and have always believed that there is a lesser evil. I no longer believe that. Because no matter the perceived lesser evil, today, they are all inciting division and violence in ways that feel invasive to my core. So, I am done pretending band-aid solutions to our predicaments are enough; casting a vote for a broken system is not empowering and it is not enough.
The powerful hold of ideology is that the illusion seems real, until the ugly truth is blatantly revealed. Gullibility is prayed upon. The tactics I'm witnessing unfolding before my very eyes today are age old mind control and manipulation tactics that I've witnessed before...
The creation of intimate relationships requires revelation of Self through deep vulnerability. Being vulnerable is a conscious choice. And we cannot be more intimate with another than we are willing to be with ourselves.
Personal power comes from an expansive mindset; from contemplating perspectives other than those which we can readily repeat to ourselves.
One foot on the gas pedal, the other on the brake.