The Global and Personal Shift
This is the first time I have been back to this sight since I joined in February, 2011. Much has happened in that short year.
The world seems more harsh, yet so much more hope is present. People are becoming re-charged and enlivened. They are more willing to get involved and stay engaged in finding ways to live a more fulfilling, meaningful life. They are coming out of their isolated selves and connecting with others who share their vision for the future. They are opening and awakening to the truth that we can no longer continue to be as we have been, and that change is mandatory.
We are evolving as a species, standing taller and connecting with our higher selves without illusions and fear.
No longer can we allow ourselves to be "dumbed-down" and kept small in our thinking and belief systems. It is time to fully accept 100% responsibility for our lives, to take hold of the reins and let go of blame and shame. Every choice is ours to make in each moment, and only we can make the decisions that will impact our lives and those connected to us... which is the entire planet - we do nothing in isolation.
I am proud to be a woman in these times. Proud to be an overcomer - a survivor of abuse and the very harsh reality in which we are living. Every trial and tribulation has given me strength, no matter how much pain was endured in the process... it is up to each one of us to recognize that pain is relative, and often we are the ones inflicting the pain on ourselves simply by what choices we make. That is the most difficult truth to face, that we, ourselves, are our own abusers.
Facing truth with courage is the very first step. Unflinching honesty with ourselves is a must if we are to awake from the dream of illusions that keep us down and keep us from being who we are here to be. Then following that courage with yet more and more courage, in every step we take to correct our past mistakes, to release ourselves from old stories about who we were or how others defined us to be, and to set our lives back on course - resetting our vision, our beliefs, and what makes our hearts sing.
I am filled with joy to be on this side of that struggle within... not that more challenges won't come, but that now I have the strength to face them openly and honestly, recognizing that the human drama and suffering are my choice rather than imposed on me by others. Adversity is there to teach us important lessons about life, and it is up to us to be open to seeing that and stepping back from automatic, reactionary and emotional responses to everything that comes our way. That step-back allows us the space to see more clearly what is in front of us, and to make a Conscious Choice instead.
It is in making those choices that we are empowered and we exercise true freedom. Only we can choose the ways in which we will act and respond to events and to others. Only we can decide to freak-out, to gnash our teeth and fall apart or spew rage... or to simply see the truth and be the calm in the eye of the storm - the life-preserver that others swim toward in order to save themselves.
Be happy. Be love. Be peaceful and calm. EnJOY every moment in Conscious Choice, recognizing that this is who we are here to be - Highly Conscious Human BEings.
Thank you for caring and sharing the best of who you are for the betterment of our world.