I have always been in utter awe of, and deeply connected to the natural world by way of spending time with her every day. I am fortunate to grow up and still live in one of the most beautiful and diverse places on earth, Santa Cruz, California.
Sadly I have been watching, for decades now, how the thoughtlessness, selfishness and greed of mankind are hurting our sacred planet, knowing it is time to make a change for the better.
How could we be so proud of our higher intelligence, while we continue to knowingly and intentionally hurting, mutilating and destroying the amazing habitats, cultures and creatures that inhabit our planet? How can we call ourselves civilized while taking for granted these priceless, irreplaceable gifts the earth has so freely given? How are we thanking her, by way of poisoning her winds and waters, fouling her soil and killing the very planet we ALL depend on for life? How can we honor the part in nature we were meant to play to create global harmony?
I sit in and with the beauty of our Mother Earth, allowing the vast beauty to renew me, body, mind and spirit, thanking her for all her many abundant gifts, asking her what can I do to help? I thank her for her selflessness, for her abundance, for her perfection.
The answers started to come to me from deep within, urging me to take a stand for our planet, earth, the divine Mother, our very lives and our collective happiness and wellbeing. When I asked my higher wisdom and listened quietly, I was clearly shown how the way we interact with each other, the world, and even ourselves is where the root of many of our global problems lies. For we have been trained to go about tearing apart the very things we are were meant to cherish and cherish, namely each other, the earth and ourselves.
I realized that all relationships, start with the relationship you have with yourself, if it is not supportive, forgiving and Loving, all your other relationships will suffer the same fate, ending in a pool of tears, sorrow and disappointment. So let's change it together by doing things differently than we have in the past and begin to appreciate, Love and cherish all that we have and all that we are, and watch the magic begin to happen.
I decide to get bold, talk to people about how I feel it is our responsibility on both a personal and global level, to see where we have been in error and correct our paths.
We have created a world of our own making that is completely unsustainable, and yet we still allow the ego to think it’s somehow okay to let this way of being continue. We must take responsibility, as individuals, to teach ourselves a new, sustainable, collaborative and peaceful way of being so we can teach others. We must stop looking to the power that be, to fix what we are capable of fixing ourselves. For these issues would not present themselves to you now, if you were powerless to change it. We are all powerful, creative beings of light and Love, not pawns in someone else's game. We must remove the veils of fear, doubt, shame and unworthiness that others have put over our eyes and choose to see life and living through the clarity of divine Love and acceptance.
One day, as I was pondering this pervasive unworthiness I felt in myself and recognized in others and I discovered that the only thing that ever made us feel unworthy were the judgments of others. The veils that distort our perspectives are put over our eyes at an early age from those around us, designed to protect and control us. They unwittingly pass on all their judgments, fears, doubts and unworthiness on to us and we share it with others so they to will inherit a skewed perception without even realizing it. As a part of a collective consciousness, these are counter productive ways of thinking, being, and acting toward each other and nature and are what are creating many of the problems in the world today.
The powers that be are well aware of how human suffering causes people to react out of fear instead of rational thinking that comes with trust, and are using this against us on a global scale. Many of us are subjecting ourselves and our families to manipulation via the media, not even being aware enough to see the damaging affects because we have been put into a hypnotic state and are being programed to behave in counter productive ways. The dumbing down of people isn't a new way to control them, but this may be the first time in history that so many of us are choosing not to focus on all the deliberate distractions, instead, focusing on why we came here in the first place, which was to fix this messes we are making and bring unity and harmony back to earth.
I suddenly realized that I had an important key to unlocking hidden potential in all humans that had, up until now, been hidden in plain sight. We need to choose what we focus on and become passionate about it, not just let others lead us around, like trained poodles, using our personal power and resources for their selfish agendas.
I now realized that I had been taught many things by others, that I now see, work against any chance I might have, at happiness and fulfillment here on earth. I realized that I could choose how I saw life and that I didn't need to see it any longer through veils that kept the truth from my vision and hampered my innate creativity and divinity. Then I applied this profound knowledge to change my life. My mindset went from feeling like an unworthy, piece of rubbish, drowning in a fear filled lake of tears, transforming into the most ecstatic, Love filled, peace of mind, like I had never known. And it all started with being thankful, for once, for me.
Yep, when I learned to see me as the divine being of light and Love that was, masterfully and intricately designed by the greatest artist of all time, I fell in Love with me, with all of life and living on purpose. I decided to give myself everything I always wanted, including being my own best friend, lover, mother, father, sister, brother, accepting all of me without judgment, blame or shame, and I will be forever changed for the better. For we cannot give to another, that which we have not learned to give first to ourselves.
When we judge circumstances, others and ourselves, we put distortions into our perceptions and made up fears, doubts and shame run rampant in our minds. When we choose to be grateful for every situation and choose to respond to it with an open, Loving heart and mind, we begin to see all the blessings where we once only saw hurt, betrayal and pain.
We humans are energetic beings and put off intense vibrations for the states of mind and being we hold. These vibrations affect everything and every one around us, in every moment. What we think are our private, hidden thoughts, are actually projected out to others via our third eye, without our knowing it, that is why we attract others to us, or repel them, in the first few moments of meeting them.
When we choose to become consciously aware of the thoughts, which produce the feelings, that lead to automatic actions, we can shift in that very moment, allowing a new, more sustainable way of being.
My new way of being in the world is to be here with open, Loving energy flowing in and through me to everyone and every situation I encounter. Life is like a flowing meditation of gratitude, peace, unity and Love, where I allow life to be as it is without wrestling with it, without trying to fix it or figure it out. I just let it guide me into the person I am supposed to be. I have freedom that I never knew existed here because I have an internal knowing that superceeds trust, giving me a home, right within my very being, where the spring of Divine Love is everflowing, ever healing and ever knowing that all is as it should be. What a blessing it is to be me, what an honor it is to share with you, and what a joy it is to be alive, thank you.
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