Archive for the ‘Waking Up’ Category
OK, so imagine this. The freeways in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago, San Francisco and New York are without a single car, still, quiet, no traffic at all. All trucks that transport food and goods across the country are sitting back at the docks. All the planes are grounded. The U.S. and indeed the world is at a standstill. You can’t get to work and even if you could, your company can no longer function, there’s no oil, no gas, and no way to fix the problem.
That is the scenario that CNN tells us will actually happen by 2009, if nothing changes, and our fuel consumption continues at its current rate because we cannot produce fuel fast enough to meet the demand. At some point, in the not too distant future, we will be out. The U.S. uses one-quarter of the available fuel today. That is why your gas prices are so high. The oil companies know this and are raking in the profits while they can. That is why they refuse to put ethanol pumps at their stations.
Meanwhile we are also continuing to ignore the issue of global warming as if it isn’t real, or it’s someone else’s problem. So we still use regular light bulbs, we continue to buy baggies, canned aerosol sprays and all the other polluting materials and products and we feed our egos with Hummers and “ the bigger the better” choices for transportation. Instant ego gratification and ease are more important than the future of our children.
Some say, those who see the problems are simply naysayers, predictors of doom and gloom. Check the facts for yourself. It’s time to wake up.
We are living on this planet as guests and we have not been good guests. We have not taken in to account the needs of our neighbors or the needs of our future generations. But I believe in us. I believe that we can still turn the tide and begin to be responsible. Here are the reasons I believe in us.
This is a huge, ripe opportunity to create things the way we really want them to be if we wake up. We are learning about the power of manifestation in nearly every best seller, on Oprah and in DVD’s and movies. There are more awake people on the planet than ever before.
Globalization, the Internet, is our effort to grow out of a hostile win/lose economics into a global family that works for everyone. Every country for the first time in history was united in prayer before the war started. We are cooperating in other ways; communication, interfaith dialog, travel, money exchange, space stations, international treaties.
Our youth have unprecedented power to create a better world through Internet communication and they have little interest in racism, warfare, prejudice or greed. They have set up sites like, Youth for Environmental Sanity, The Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Youth Alliance, The World Spirit youth Council.
In places where there is no money, people are creating their dreams- China with the red flag canal, in Africa where schools are being held in Quonset huts, in countries where people are relying on insight, intuition and inner wisdom that matches the earth frequency.
Economies and personal lives are beginning to be measured by quality of life. More people are feeling the dissonance that comes from acting out of harmony with one’s inner truth and what is best for the planet.
We have the know-how to shift to clean sustainable economies that work for everyone with new technologies that are nontoxic and recyclable.
At the same time that global warming is a looming threat that already effects everyone, it can become the greatest peace process as well for the same reason.
When I first began teaching in the late 70’s and during the 80’s there were less than 200 websites on anything spiritual. Today there are:
- Spirituality 96,100,000 sites
- Consciousness 90,400,000 sites
- Global warming 110,000,000 sites
- Enlightenment 51,800,000 sites
- Awareness 423,000,000 sites
We are learning more today about sacred geometry, energy systems, our relatedness to the planet and every other sentient being, healing, reincarnation, simultaneous time and other realities. Science is now proving all the things that metaphysicians have been saying for ages. The scientific community has made a 180-degree turn around about the issue of consciousness and they are now positioned to prove the things that spiritual teachers have been teaching.
So the issue becomes that we are beginning to understand that we are participants’ not just passive receivers of reality. Every decision we make counts. Every thought we have counts, and all of it is creating our future here, right now. There is no doubt that we can fix this. The question is what kind of world do you see—and are you willing to create it?
© Dr. Dina Bachelor Evan 2013
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It is at the edge of each new beginning that miracles await. There are certain milestones or benchmarks in life that signify a new beginning. Death. Rebirth. Birthdays. Graduation. Marriage. Even divorce can sometimes be a new beginning. And of course, every twelve months there is the beginning of each New Year.
These are opportunities for a paradigm shift in awareness. This shift in awareness, although available at any moment in time, seems to have added energy during these special times. Perhaps it is because we give ourselves permission to do it better, start over or begin again. Albert Einstein once said, “There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” What is the difference? Could it be as simple as a change in perspective?
I have a friend who died this month. An unfortunate mistake made by the hospital caused her to have a seizure that damaged her brain to the extent that there was no hope for recovery. Two weeks prior, she was a vibrant woman warrior. Today she is gone.
My doctor told me a story last week about a man who was allergic to bee stings. He walked out in the back yard, without telling his wife, and was stung. As he lay on the ground with his throat closing, knowing he was about to die, he let go. In that moment of sweet relief, the last thought he remembered was, “Why did I believe everything had to be so hard?” Moments later, the paramedics arrived and revived him, but his experience changed his life. What life changing belief are you willing to transform…. now in this new beginning called New Years?
These are drastic examples, and you don’t need a drastic life-changing event in order to drastically change your life. Most people waste a lot of time and energy making resolutions they never keep. Just make one! One life changing decision that you can keep is all you need. One simple change in perspective and you can improve the quality of your life. Eat better. Love deeper. Tell more of your truth. Be authentic. Stay in gratitude. Wake up. Create meaningful relationships. Take a real risk and love yourself. One simple decision can change your entire life.
We are often held hostage by the status quo, the familiar and the known. Even when they are not working, at least we know how to deal with it. Right? But have you considered the cost of staying in the status quo? How many of our dreams do we have to kill to stay there? How much of our passion is denied in order to survive there? What is life not well lived worth? What is the point of coming here in the first place if you are not going to get the lessons, embrace the opportunities and create what you desire? This is your opportune moment. How many more moments, hours, days, and years do we each have? More importantly how many more are we willing to waste in the status quo? Ten minutes of a life lived well is worth a lifetime of mediocrity.
So here it is. This is your reminder that you are a powerful, intuitive, able spirit in human form and you have the capacity to turn your life around. Don’t make it hard. Just do one – one little decision that makes your life more meaningful. The world changes one person at a time. One day at a time. And in time, every life-changing event you create also creates a world event and a better place for all of us. We wish you a wonderful new year free of the status quo and filled with the excitement of the unknown…creating as you go.
© Dr. Dina Bachelor Evan 2013