Setbacks in life are always a call to awakening from your soul. Growth is stimulated when the status quo of your reality is shaken at its foundation. Awakened souls know they have before them an opportunity to review and learn.
Solstice…such a powerful opportunity for change. It is like the moment the hands of the clock tip over the top and in one moment the fullness births a new cycle. The tipping point. And why does this matter?
You are exactly where you are supposed to be. Stay still here. The more kind and patient you are with yourself, the more gently you will traverse these times. You can feel the pressure of change; do not let it ignite you.
Yes it is you who are given this important,
eternal task. Yes - little you! Grand you. Eternal, infinite You. Know
that while it does not appear so, it is a sacred time for everyone. The
constant external pressures and chaos provide us a beautiful
opportunity in each moment to choose otherwise. When you see chaos,
anchor peace. When you feel panic, breath peace. When you sense danger,
The best way to hold strong with the outside world swirling all around you is to cultivate a rich inner life. It is the only answer right now. Otherwise you become part of the problem as your natural base instincts of fight or flight kick in.
What is the purpose of anger, you ask? It is the crucible from which freedom can be born. It is the compounded welling up of trapped emotion about all things. We are emotional beings for a reason, so we can truly process our experiences – every colour and nuance of experience in this life.
The riches are within. There is no other place that there is for you to seek for what you most desire. It is the greatest riddle for which the answer is ironically simple: go within. Consider the ridiculous efforts and screaming and deep pain and vast travels for which many have traversed only to realize it was right there all along. It would be laughable if the misguided journeys weren’t so arduous and painful. Like so many modern tales such as The Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, Lord of the Rings, and The Polar Express, it is the journey that reminds us of this paradox.
What is the nature of guilt, you ask? It is insidious - in fact contagious - as it is spread from one to another. It is a form of abuse. It is birthed by lack of true power, but one’s feeling of inadequacy and inferiority. Of course, intellectually this is not true, but the young child or innocent or unaware One does not know this within themselves to block it from its inception.