We don’t need Big Brother watching our every move for ‘national security’ purposes and pouncing on us when they think we’ve done something wrong.
We don’t need militarized police forces causing mayhem in the streets, and we definitely don’t need political pundits in expensive suits screaming at us to conform to a corrupt system that serves them and their rich friends.
We need a new way of life free from the greed and corruption of the one percent, who’ll tell us any lie imaginable just to push their agenda forward. We also need a world free from the greed and corruption of the common man, whose negativity enables the world’s suffering. Continue reading →
It’s easy to ignore our personal issues by focusing solely on what’s wrong with the world, but in doing so, we enable our shortcomings to continue and avoid crucial lessons that contribute to the growth of the soul.
We should obviously raise awareness of the dysfunction in society, but we can do it without ignoring our own issues. If our personal choices affect the world like some say, then we can enable the changes the world needs by making personal changes of our own.
In my opinion, the best way to help the world is to match our personal changes with dedicated activism. We can strive to become better and make the world a better place, and one of them doesn’t have to replace the other. Continue reading →
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I wrote a lot about myself and my path here, but if you can bear with me, hopefully you can all get something out of it.
I met up with an old friend recently, and he asked me a lot about my work; the writing, blogging and the topics I discuss. I wasn’t ‘awake’ or spiritual at all when I used to spend time with this person, and it surprised him to see how different I’ve become.
My personality is the polar opposite of what it was when I was younger, and I was headed down a negative path back then. Looking back on it makes me thankful I changed direction. I didn’t yet have any solid spiritual foundation to stand on, so my life was all about friends and having fun. Continue reading →
Spirituality can be summed up by the understanding that beyond our surface perception exist infinite, blissful dimensions of consciousness to which we’ll return upon physical death, and most people not only use spirituality to try to reconnect with those realms while they’re still alive, but to make life fun and adventurous with assurance that consciousness continues after death.
No matter what we do on earth or how good or bad life is for us, we’ll eventually be away from all of it and back in a blissful place where we know we’re loved and accepted.
While we have a lot to do if we really want to change the world, spiritual evolution doesn’t require us to do anything at all.
It requires the simple recognition that our creator and higher consciousness are constantly with us, and we can call on them for strength and guidance when we struggle. It does require some commitment to the path we plan to walk, but the only real commitment lies in constantly surrendering the ego to that higher part of ourselves that can work through us with ease if we let it. Continue reading →
There are various active conscious groups on the internet, and it doesn’t take much to find one to which you can contribute. No matter what unique beliefs you hold, chances are you can find a group that suits your needs and helps you grow into the socially and spiritually aware activist so many people strive to be.
It’s great that there are so many groups out there with different philosophies, and the only downside is that they remain separate from each other. Their division could be caused by the fact that their beliefs and the things they strive for are so different, but I think the main cause is that they really haven’t tried to connect.
Every group is so secure in what it’s doing that it hasn’t taken the time to branch out and connect with other socially/spiritually aware groups who have different beliefs but strive for change in similar ways, and in my opinion, our next step will be to unite the various groups with respect for our differences and commonalities. Continue reading →
Here, I talk about Bernie Sanders and the idea that the system can’t be repaired by any politician. It has to come down so the people can create something new together, but we can’t change anything if we put all of our faith into any presidential candidate.
Why do we limit ourselves or convince ourselves we can’t do all of the things we really want to do? Why are most of us convinced we can’t make any kind of significant positive change in this world?
Our society is rife with disempowerment, and if we want to empower the masses, we have to empower ourselves first. We have to understand that we’re in a significant position to make some real and lasting changes, and the first step is to look within to determine if there are any personal changes we can make so the world can be a better place. Even if we’re the only ones who make a change from the inside out, we’ll still make the world just a little better.
We’re infinite spiritual beings with equally infinite potential, and if we persevere, there’s nothing we can’t achieve. No changes – personal or societal – will be too big for us when we empower ourselves, encourage everyone else to do the same, and address everything about this world that’s in need of change before we can create a new standard of living. Continue reading →