We are thinking about what freedom means when our Facebook posts light up with "How to Move to Canada" articles, when we watch others imprison or abuse innocent children, when we protest for what we believe is right, and when we recognize our power of choice. As children, as parents, as sisters or brothers, as teachers and students, as ONE, we are given a birthright of all humanity: Freedom. Commit to independence, not from disillusionment or at the demise of others, but from the place of shared being. You are the fireworks.
There are ironies. There are red herrings. There is confusion. There are power-hungry people. There are people who are hurt, who hurt others. There is sickness. There is doubt. There is undeniable pain.
There is source. There is protection. There is divinity. There are moments of truth. There is essence. There is prosperity. There are dreams. There is healing.
“I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: as government expands, liberty contracts.” Ronald Reagan
Without rearing the political dialogue on my own rendering, my message to you for this month is to discover your personal freedom. Break the shackles of "shoulds" and the tight containment of "what ifs" and live your truth. Living your truth gives you personal freedom and shines a light for all the world to see. Lead by example, as it is the way through the blocks.
Whether you are seeking strength to move beyond the pain and the darkness of struggles, or are seeking to find new ways of sharing your gifts, finding triumph; we are indivisible. As ONE - unified and whole -we may be scarred by the events that we hear about in the news or by the struggles that we experience, but as ONE we can live freely. We cannot create experience, we must undergo it.
To stand strong, to live peace, to believe in the light during our darkest hour; is that not what freedom is? We have a chance to be better, to grow stronger, to heal the global divide.
Your truth, your light, your explosion...We give proof through the night that our land is still here.
Choose freedom, as it is a choice we make to live and die for our ideals. Freedom once was a word we could throw around to stake claim, but it is now more than ever a word to remind us that the claim is of the Source.
To return, we must free ourselves from the body of pain that exists insidiously without forgiveness. To forgive and to heal, in the deep essence of receiving personal freedom, can be our path of resistance.
I honor the light in each of you and THANK YOU for your sense of purpose, of compassion and of wondrous strength you share in our special space here in Hendersonville.
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” Nelson Mandela.
Walk the path; encourage others. I look forward to lighting up the sky with love in each moment of bliss we have, in prayer, in service, in heart-based living and through the practice of freedom.
Construct/Deconstruct/Reconstruct was a powerful "takeaway" from my college days in learning about weaving stories and understanding process. On a note of moving from the Piscean Age to the Aquarian Age, as we watch the structures that worked before deconstruct, reconstruction is happening.
If you are interested in learning more about the
Five Sutras of the Aquarian Age
, Jagdeesh (Suzi Johnson) will be leading a 5-month series on them, beginning with an introduction on Sunday, July 22nd.