And for those of you who are concerned and outraged with what the American government is doing and (has done for decades), know that the individuals who are responsible will be paying for every last decision and action they are making. What can we do besides vote them out? We can “Do all the good you can, To all the people you can, In all the ways you can, As long as ever you can.” ~ John Wesley
As human beings, we are comprised of Spirit, Heaven (Light) and Flesh, Earth (Dark). Light does not mean positive and dark does not mean negative, they simply represent opposites, or polarities. When we balance these polarities of both light and dark, we become “conscious” bringing more awareness to how we use our minds, to our behaviors and actions in the world and how our actions affect everything in the beautiful, intricate web of the world.
However, both the Light and the Dark aspects can become imbalanced, which leads to a negative expression of that nature. This will manifest as an external imbalance, in the larger world around us. The external world is a reflection of our internal world, which is why it’s so important for each of us to do our own work to be integrated and whole. There may be periods where we become imbalanced, where we live in this opposite for a while, so that we can move toward and learn what it truly means to be balanced, by first experiencing the imbalance.
A person who is imbalanced in their Light nature – too Light, is the Victim or the Bleeding Heart. They are needy, has constant guilt, is too meek, gets exploited/abused, feels helpless or hopeless and is too vulnerable. This is someone who has not realized their own power, value or worth. To balance this, a person must learn to stand up for themselves and come to understand their value and worth in order to harness and wield their power in a healthy way. They must learn not to become too self-sacrificing at their own expense. This individual needs to develop strong boundaries, not “leak” their energy and give their power away to others. They need to find their own “voice” and to exert their influence in the larger world around them, knowing that they are enough and that their voice matters. They must learn to use their new found power to transform the Victim into the Creator.
A person who is imbalanced in their dark nature and is too Dark, is The Abuser or Predator. One who is greedy, over-indulges in addictive behavior, is controlling, violent, overly-competitive, jealous, homophobic, racist, ruthless, and lacks an inner world. This is someone who misuses their power in order to get what they want at all costs and at the expense of others. They are disconnected from their own hearts and Spirit. To balance this, the individual must learn humility, compassion, respect, kindness, caring, seek to understand the other, assume responsibility for their own actions rather than blame, connect with their own hearts and connect with Mother Earth and the web of all life. They need to seek to become a Creator that loves life rather than a Destroyer, that annihilates everything in its path.
As you can see in the news in the U.S.A., some of the Abusers / Predators are being outed. However, the American government seems to be exempt from their predatorial behavior as they run rampant over the American people, enacting laws that serve the greedy few while the masses are left out in the cold. This cycle of Predator/Victim has been in place in the world for a very long time. Cast your mind back to the Kingdoms and the serfs in the Medieval era. It is really no different from those days. Remember, it is always darkest before the dawn. What is needed now, is for each individual to balance their dark and light nature, as well as their feminine and masculine energies, to overcome fear and to step into our Creator Consciousness. To honor the Divine Self within and use our free will to create something Beautiful from a place of love.
The Creator knows his/her power as a Master who walks on the earth, a Divine Being of Light in Human form. The Creator creates from a place of love, respect and compassion for all living beings, the environment and knows its connection to the great Spirit. The Creator works within the Laws of the Universe and is not victim to what is happening in the world, rather, they are harnessing their God-given power which was bestowed upon them, with intention, to create harmony and justice using free will.
To know balance, one can whole-heartedly ask the Universe this question, “What do I need to let go of to correct this imbalance?” In other words, “Where am I resisting? And what do I need to stop resisting for balance to be restored?” Resistance is fear, so whatever you fear you are resisting, which continues to draw that which you fear, toward you. For example, a person who is a victim is afraid of their own power, which they seek from others. The victim can let go of seeking power from outside of themselves. Once they cease to seek power from external sources, and look within themselves for the resources they seek, they will come to know the power that is within them, their own inner God-Self and the balance will be corrected.
God created the Universe and there are certain Spiritual Laws for us to abide by in order to live in harmony. When we understand, obey and respect these spiritual laws, we will know peace. That takes 7 billion souls doing this simultaneously. With this perspective, it becomes clear why we need to wake up, do the work and help each other. This subject is worthy of a book, which I’m planning on writing…
Once we become balanced and whole, and walk on the Earth as a Creator (not The Creator), it doesn’t matter what is happening around us, we can hold our center and make choices that support this balance. This is the goal… Balance and wholeness, love and harmony, creation and health. Balance equals harmony. Harmony equals Peace. And Peace is freedom. We all want to be free, liberated from that which binds us.
The truth is like a song. When you hear it, it has a certain vibration that resonates as being true. When we live our lives in accordance with our Highest Truth, then we are living in integrity. Integrity is defined as; the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. The state of being whole and undivided.
Barbara De Angelis writes, “Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.”
For many people, it is challenging to speak their truth because they are concerned about hurting other people or the consequences they may face if they do speak their truth.
Truth is the foundation from which we build our relationships. If we are not sharing our truth with the other, whether it is your brother, sister, husband, wife, mother, father or child, then you are not allowing true intimacy to manifest. When we speak our truth, we can create a real, intimate relationship with each other because we have a strong foundation.
If one has a feeling or emotion that is one’s truth and they know that by sharing those feelings and emotions that the person who is on the receiving end of their words may get hurt, there is often an unwillingness to share that truth. In this case, those thoughts, feelings or emotions may be downplayed, omitted or distorted into a lie, all to avoid the potentially negative reaction the other person may have to hearing the truth. Especially if you have told that person your truth before and things did not go well. Then there is a fear that is present that further prevents one from being completely honest. Sound familiar?
When we don’t tell our truth to avoid someone else’s negative reaction, both people pay the price. To be true to oneself is imperative to creating a happy, healthy life and relationships. If we are not speaking our truth, the other person will detect what you are saying on some level as false, because it carries a certain vibration. This creates shallow, insincere and fake relationships. Cracks form in the foundation and the falsity simmers and festers below the surface, threatening to explode like a volcano, or shake like an earthquake. Even if one’s intention is good, thinking, “I don’t want to say that to them because it will hurt them”, it is still robbing both people from having an honest relationship that results in both parties living their truth.
Often times if we swallow our truth, our bodies will express it in some way. A person may manifest a goiter in their throat, get migraines, low back pain or have digestive issues, because they can’t stomach their lives. The body doesn’t lie.
Once the truth is revealed, the other person has a firm platform from which to make their choice to how they respond. You cannot dispute another person’s truth. Truth is reality, It is their truth and that is that. But if a distortion of the truth is presented, then the other person does not have a fair playing field from which to base their choice on how they react or respond and further distortions are created in the relationship creating more imbalance and disharmony.
Once the truth is told, there is the next step of compromise in order to satisfy the needs and desires of everyone involved. But if one person continually suppresses their own needs and desires and gives in to the other’s needs, then an imbalance occurs and an unhealthy pattern is formed within that relationship. When one person gives more than the other, resentment builds and unhappiness creeps in. If people can communicate honestly and compromise fairly where both people’s needs are being met, then health is restored.
Speaking and living your truth requires you to be honest with yourself, look at your life and what you are creating without denial and illusion. It requires you to own your stuff and become an authentic person. This requires a person to work on one’s unconscious beliefs that create the self-sabotaging patterns in their lives. This is often the work of a lifetime, but it doesn’t have to be. It is always a choice involving personal accountability.
It’s important to take into account that people may not be telling their truth because they themselves don’t know their truth. They may not know themselves well enough yet or are incapable of being honest with themselves because the truth is too painful or it doesn’t fit their version of who they want to be. This is the real work and we must be compassionate with one another. It is more difficult to be understanding of a person who is consciously lying, manipulating and deceiving than it is to one who is dishonest because they aren’t aware of their truth.
Speaking one’s truth is best received when it is delivered from the heart rather than from an angry place. If you don’t speak your truth for a long time, and resentment and anger has been allowed to build, then quite often when the truth does come out it erupts with angry words that are spiteful and hurtful. So it is on us to understand what our truth is and speak it as soon as we know it so that we don’t get to that angry place. This is a delicate communication process that needs to be handled with care! And the more you practice it the more beautifully you can express it and share it with others. Once your practice is in place, it becomes a habit, which then becomes a way of life.
People appreciate hearing the truth. They may not like it, but they appreciate it much more than a lie.
Once you know your self and can be honest with yourself and all others, you are on the path to true liberation. The Truth does set you free.
You may not realize that you are in the middle of a high vibrational energy influx of Light that is helping everyone on this planet shift into higher consciousness. The Lion’s Gate Portal opened on July 26 and closes on August 14th. This happens every year and is an opportunity for each and every one of us to awaken more fully into being our true selves, Divine Beings of Light!