“Having a daughter does not make a decent man. Having a wife does not make a decent man. Treating people with dignity and respect makes a decent man.” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
When this body had travelled around the Sun 17 times, I pondered the fact that it is impossible to imagine nothing. Now, a few more trips around that shining orb later, I marvel and stand in awe of the fact that it is impossible to imagine who and what I am ...
I've noticed a tendency in some people to think they are "telling the truth" to others when in fact it is just their ego speaking. I'm not referring only to the vile abuse prevalent on some social media sites but to many live interactions I've had with people, male and female.
Some people believe, and even teach, that "we cannot recover from grief but can only learn to live with it". This, in my experience and a few others I know, is utter nonsense. And a gross disservice to anyone struggling to come to terms with, and heal from, their grief.
The simple principle of letting our thoughts and emotions be as they are, is incredibly powerful – if we then turn our attention within to the silence our mutual Heart-essence.
The single greatest factor that holds most of us back from being the person we would love to be, who lives the life we would love to live ... is FEAR. And when it comes to our intimate relationships, fear can raise it's head big time.
There's been much talk and much writing about "the power of now" since 1997 when Eckhart Tolle wrote his book of the same name, and even more perhaps about "the power of awareness" since 1952 when Neville Goddard brought that term into the world via his classic book.
It is important to create in our imagination a future that is not a direct derivative of the past, for that would surely to lead to the repeating of the mistakes and suffering of the past.
In Your Destiny is Your Choice meditation, my guiding words assume that the essence of who and what we share as our mutual I AM Consciousness can manifest as the person you would love to be, who lives the life you would love to live.
I named this blog "Silent Wisdom" in honour of the silent, unfathomable, inexplicable knowing that resides in the Heart of us all as our mutual essence. Through personal sharing and stories I explore multiple facets of the diamond that is Heart-centred awareness.
When we're talking about soul, what do we actually mean by "soul"? To me, soul is consciousness, awareness, being, who we are, literally who we are in the truth and reality of the "IS-ness" of spiritual consciousness that is prior to and yet includes our human embodiment ...