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“Both brutal and nurturing in equal measure, current planetary activity speaks of great conflict and great healing, but the former may precede the latter with immense force.
Truth rises like a bubble, breaking through what may be a hardened surface of complacency or denial, shattering as it goes.
This fragmented surface may be our career that falls apart to reveal its empty heart… It may be a relationship that dissolves into dust… It may be our health as it falters and fails, a wider breakdown in social order or an unavoidable sense of deepening unease that something in our world is very wrong and in need of healing before it’s too late…
[W]e all, at some level or other, must be broken open to receive the truth and stop living our personal lie…
Never has there been such a potent time for breakdown to become breakthrough or tragedy to become triumph. But these processes take time and demand that we honour each step to birth the deepest transformation shaped by the highest truths.
We may have to get our hands dirty in the messiness of the human realm with all our wild emotions and crazy longings. We may have to remove mask after mask until eventually we don’t even recognize ourselves…
These times call for authenticity that may offend in its honesty and passion, challenging the religious, political, social and spiritual status quos…
No matter how much we may fear the darkness, it is needed to frame the light.”
“Instead of focusing on the accumulation of symbols of wealth, we should focus on actually acquiring wealth. In doing so, we acquire freedom. By extension, we live our lives not governed by fear, but instead by excitement and adventure. We have the time to indulge in our truest calling and our deepest passions. We cease to be controlled, but instead, we control. Wealth equals time. The picture of life painted by the advertising industry is the grandest of illusions…
If we are to become self-directing, self-governing and truly free-willed individuals, we need to first shed our illusory notion of wealth. Instead, wealth should be thought of in spiritual terms.
Let’s ask ourselves, not how to live, but how to die. Have we left our kids, grandkids and the community at large, better off? Is society wiser because of us? When we pass on, did our ideas and potential pass on with us, or did we release them outward to the universe to improve humanity?
The most expensive of materials will crumble with time, but the most expansive of ideas, if released, will live on for eternity… It’s time to give a middle-finger to the high-consumption, phony lifestyle that’s espoused by the advertisers. In doing so, we prevent the atrophy of our spirit.”
“A Full Moon, a time of increased energy and emerging awareness, often brings to our attention important information… Use this time to reflect and turn inward… A brief period of soul searching around this Full Moon wouldn’t be a bad idea. The challenge with this lunation lies not only in the need to face reality with sobriety, but also the need to honor and stay true to yourself–your unique path and destiny.
The light of the Moon points to the emergence of realizations about life’s inherent limitations, but Uranus in Aries, and the Sun in Cancer suggest that you not lose sight of your heart and the power of your will to change what might seem like daunting circumstances. The forecast may appear grim on the surface, but it can always change. Your attitude and your ability to step up to new challenges has immense power in your life and in the world…
Whatever you seek to resolve right now, it won’t be easy to do. In fact, it’s probably going to take some hard work and discipline to make it happen. But, the Full Moon’s promise is that if you can fess up to reality and see what hides in the darkness, you’ll have a better chance of conjuring up a strategy to overcome it.”
“1. Decode imperial control words. Has our language been manipulated to cause control? Every word carries energy and energy can be transmuted into action. Could it be that the present vernacular is to enslave us via language?
2. The sacred nature of race, gender & sexuality. We are told that we are equal even though differences prevail in nature. Why do we keep focusing on race? As many wise have pondered, perhaps to eradicate racism we should stop using labels. For millennia, tribes coexisted in harmony with other tribes without being pushed to merge. Why are the powers that want to be so interested in eradicating sovereignty, individual cultures, and the will of the people to preserve their own identity? What is behind all of this.
3. Deconstructing new age and parapolitical paradigms. Is new age a new religion. What is really behind this movement. Are its followers willing or unwilling participants because the practices seem benign, foreign, and even exotic? What are the current political paradigms.
All and much more with Neil Kramer.”
“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” ~Lao Tzu
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”
“At the center of your being, you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.”
“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”
“Silence is a source of great strength.”