(n.) a mystical force present in all people that empowers them to affect the world, or to effect change in their own lives.
What an interesting year it has been… who’s with me? I havent “stayed put” quite this long…. in a minute.. I see the value of that showing up in different ways in my life, and I also see the need to bring in more balance… I’ve never been more inspired to live my dreams and I’ve never been in a deeper space of belief that we are actively co-creating our realities based on our beliefs, feelings, actions, and so forth…. this is meant not as a condemnation statement, but as an empowerment one… we are ALL taking part in creating and now we can do that more and more consciously… I pay attention to my thoughts more and more… I begin to see what my achillies heels have been…. and I also note that I continue to heal those spaces within me, more and more and more…
Earth? what is it? we scan out into a vast and seemingly endless to our perspective anyway, star system… the ultimate joke would be if this entire thing existed inside of a marble in a giants hand or someting… I mean, I know that’s “out there” but the point is, how do we know really? We feel things…. each one of us holds a different vision and carries a different gift, we get to bring a different piece of the puzzle…. for me? the only thing that makes sense is that earth is a school and its designed through experiences both “good” and “bad” peace is found in the indifference, to teach us… to open our hearts, to shed the layers that no longer work for us, to invite ourselves into the compassion it takes to heal the world…
This beautiful vision…. this euphoria peace space we all dream about…. we HAVE the resources here….. it’s like sitting down to do an art project and realizing ok… we have the ribbons, we have the water, the paint, the paper, etc. etc. etc…. and at current instead of sculpting that into a beautious and harmonious form… we are instead CHOOSING collectively to trash the place… to throw the paint, and taint the water, to rip the paper, etc.
that is our old story… what I choose to see and focus on are BEAUTIFUL inspired hearts all throughout the collective, within each country, and the world just adding more love…. beautifying the picture through their vision which shows up as the beautiful artists that I gratefully get to review, and the talented filmmakers to include even some currently in highschool, creating these beautiful inspired films which touch on social injustice and our responsibility to breathe more hope into this world and inspire a nation of love…. survivors, stronger for our challenges, supporting each other through our weakness’s… following our dreams…. becoming a collective part of this beautiful vision because we HAVE WHAT IT TAKES… to make tomorrow a beautiful day… there’s no need for slavery in 2014, there’s no need for killings, there’s no need to be poisoning our water supply and damaging our environment… I see us looking back in 50 years just laughing at our decisions… kind of like the “baby cages” of the 1920’s etc… not such a great idea to dangle your toddler outside over a 20 story drop but at the time, seemed awesome… etc.
I look around some days and realize it would be easy to get swept up in the collective unconscious in the gossip, and the gun fights, in the controversy and feeling of loss… but I realize that simultaneously beautiful things are ALSO happening and that what grows in my life is what I focus on. You bring light to things you feel joyous about and you bring darkness to things you despise, so how much light will YOU allow in your life?
What’s holding you back? and how can you give more love to it? How can you believe deeper in your dreams and take more steps?
We all have gifts, and we all have pieces and if we just step back and authentically allow that to happen… that is magic.
I love you.
by Ashley Davene