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Happening Now: Internal Firecrackers

So you’re just settling down for sleep. Your body finally relaxes, and your mind drifts off…and then SNAP!

Your entire body jumps off the bed as if a firecracker blew up inside of you.

This, no doubt, has happened to all readers at least once in their lives, so it’s by no means new. We’ve even got a fancy 3D name for it, even though doctors can’t explain on a 3D level why it happens: Sleep Myoclonus.  (Source)

What is new about this phenomenon is that humanity is now capable of gleaning deeper understanding from such weird experiences; and we can use that knowledge to amplify the awakening process.

Remember that all physical symptoms trickle down from higher levels of awareness.

If you’re experiencing these jerks, consider skipping the frantic WebMD research; and find out what your Higher Self is telling you.  There’s a reason for the explosions.

Here are some questions to help you find the message behind your firecracker.  Address them in order:

  1. Did you forget something?
  2. Where can you go to safely release fear?
  3. Where does your power come from?

The answer from the first question will spark inquiry into the second, and then both answers will lead you to the third.  Here’s one more thing for you:

Write things down! 

Why?

When you do, you eternalize your creation, symbolically-speaking.  You put it out in the world, and it now begins to create on its own.   

That’s right.  Every thought you have goes out there with full universal power to create new worlds. That’s how powerful you are.

So what are you sending out?  

Yeah. The implications of that are vast.

Now you—on some level—wanted to hear this, or you wouldn’t have found these words. They are sent with love, by the way, just as firecrackers are set off on celebratory occasions.  An internal fiesta!

Welcome to the world of energy. 

It speaks to you, if you allow yourself to dive deeper than for the 3D explanation for something. Energetic communication comes in many forms: intricately-situated colors, the timing and placement of sounds…and even festive bursts while you’re settling in and receptive to messages.

Get outside and ground, if you’re feeling a lot of these.  Put your feet on grass or snow, take a shower, or do something very physical, like laundry.  This will move the energy through your physical body, out into Earth, and bring you some relief.

Remember that life is a Fiesta, if you choose it to be.  Your thoughts are creating your world.  Do you believe in your right to have a party, or are you creating something else? 

 

This message was brought to you by the Carpet Hunters, a multidimensional collective of artists.

“Your personal world grows with your imagination, and you were meant to enjoy the ride. We send our love to you, as we forever cruise through the Winds of Time.”

~The Carpet Hunters

 

 

Kimberly
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Daily Energy Report, Featured, Life on Earth,

Happening Now: Waiting For The Gate To Open

With all this time on your hands, you’ve got some ideas.

Creative ventures, maybe, or a business plan. Chances are, you have connected with new people (thanks Zoom); and through these distant encounters, you’ve got a refined version of yourself that is impatient to get out there in the world and start living again.

But you can’t right now…because of that pandemic thing.

It’s irksome, too: all these new clothes, and nowhere to wear them.

This is your freedom, being artificially restrained.

You can blame governments, or bats, or selfishness on your soul’s part to drop into an Earth going through yet another crisis…or you can look deeper as to why you chose this experience.  You can look at it with some humor too, if you feel like it, because whenever you recognize the lesson in something, it clears itself up.

In America, the concept of freedom has been watered-down.  You may laugh at how “first-world problems” from your recent past now seem so petty. Freedom for other areas of the planet has more meaning, since so many have experienced the lack of it via their cultures.

So for those of us who took things for granted, these current events are a gentle way to test our beliefs about what “freedom” means to us.

Here we are at the end of 2020: still locked down in separation.

 

You’re like a race horse at the gate:  Sleek, shining coat; a skilled guide on your shoulder; and brand new shoes.

You may be shifting from foot to foot (to foot to foot), with your new higher-frequency energy.  You’re ready for this thing to end, so that you can go out and start living life with your newly-expanded view of reality.

But someone, or something, somewhere….just won’t open that gate and let you run.

 

If this is you, then ask yourself a question:

Who is responsible for opening the gate?

This thing that you are blaming…look there for limitations.  Who has power over you?

 

Remember:

You are an all-powerful being that is creating your reality with every thought.  You can manipulate energy into any form that you like.  You can choose freedom in all areas of your life.  There is nothing that you cannot be, have or do.

Sending the intention that you desire freedom in all aspects of life puts you into the energetic frequency that brings about change not only for yourself, but also for the collective.  You intend freedom, and the physical world follows.  Energetically speaking, the more people that intend freedom, the more rapidly (in linear terms) the results will manifest in the physical.

Poof, gone.

Since most of us might choose to blame the pandemic, what would sudden freedom look like in that respect?  Some examples:

  • A vaccine that eradicates the virus for the most of the population, without everyone needing to get a shot.
  • A virus that simply fades away on its own; and people stop getting sick.
  • A supplement, amino acid, or common household item that will be found to “kill” the virus.

There are an infinite number of possible solutions, of course. And since you need not subscribe to the outdated constraints of historical scientific research, these changes can occur instantly.  If you need the media to report a mysterious upswing in recoveries, then it will show up for you.  If you don’t need external validation, then expect that things will just get better around you in a more subtle manner.

You have the ability to end your self-imposed lockdown, simply with your intention to do so.

Remember that what you put your attention to will grow.  Thoughts about health will maintain health.  Gratitude for the experience sends out the message that you understand that nothing is random.  You acknowledge that we are experiencing this event because we matched the frequency of it.

Elevate your own frequency, and you will vibrate right through that gate all by yourself.

There are worlds in which this event is not occurring.  So if you’re tired of being locked down, then intend to go there, and see how your reality changes.  I’m on that timeline and I can say that it’s a beautiful place. It’s only a change in perspective.

See love.  See healing. See the gigantic connection that a little virus has helped make apparent.  And I’ll see you there.

(Let’s bet on it.)

 

Kimberly

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Red partition in construction zone at night
Awakening Signs, Daily Energy Report, Life on Earth,

Happening Now: Hammering Sounds

You’ve finally got a moment of peace from the devices.  You lean back, close your eyes…

…and then it sounds like someone is pounding on the metal pipes deep within the structure of your house.

Some evil plumber, with no concern for your single available moment of rest.  If you’ve been practicing clearing your mind, then you may be able to blot it out.  If not, the pipe-pummeling may send you into a frenzy of expletives.  It’s always your choice how you respond, of course, and that response determines your frequency.

You may find later that there was no plumber, and no one really was working on the pipes.  If your human self needs an explanation to curb some fears, it will find one.  Either way, there are messages waiting for you on higher levels, if you choose to investigate.

If you are hearing unexpected hammering sounds, then I have a message for you:

“The partition is up.”

Very good news, by the way.

Think of a construction zone in a nice neighborhood.  Building things is messy at some points in the process.  So rather than expose that well-kept neighborhood to dust and broken stuff that’s going to get cleaned up soon anyway, the builders put up a partition.  It’s a kindness and a demonstration of honor for others sharing the environment.

Your consciousness has a construction zone as well.

It’s the place where the past events you’ve recently reconsidered go to rebuild themselves from something painful, to something beautiful.

This happens when you take the time to review a past situation, and switch from blame to thankfulness for the experience.

When you have made that switch, it’s like hooking up the electricity in your construction zone.  It tells the workers that it’s OK to start building with your new beliefs.

Just like construction zones in the physical, dust flies as the jackhammer starts breaking up unwanted structures. Bulldozing?  Yup, that too.  A lot goes on to clear that old energy, and because you’ve provided the new blueprint of revised core values, the workers don’t need much of your conscious attention to do their job.

So up goes the partition, which leaves you free to roam the beautiful neighborhood in peace.

It’s confirmation for you that all is well.

“You’re rebuilding yourself, and you’re doing a good job.  Go have some fun, and leave the work to us.  If we need you, we’ll be sure to let you know.”

Take that last line from a guide wearing a hard hat and a really big smile.

Love to you!

_____

Related references that may arise at a similar time:

  • Iron or Steel
  • Heavy Machinery
  • Dusty things
  • Cement trucks in succession
  • Loud Trucks
  • Traffic cones in weird places

 

Kimberly

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Awakening Signs, Featured, Life on Earth,

Happening Now: So. Much. Sleep.

The 2020 US Presidential Election is a Primary Event.

Primary Events are giant bursts of energy that bind all of the Universe’s Consciousness together: across all levels of awareness, at one point in “time.”

Like the hand grasping stalks of lavender, some timelines converge at momentous points; they then emerge on the other side…forever altered by the mutual experience.  Today’s event affects all of Consciousness—on every level of creation—in some way.

As for the election itself? From a Universal perspective, it’s just a communal opportunity to feel emotion.

No matter who wins, this is a big occasion in Earth’s history.  Emotions are at an all-time high on both sides of the political fence, and many people are experiencing personal (and collective) reckonings, whether their human side is aware of it or not.

Whatever your beliefs are about who controls our government, creation finds politics a very handy tool to give people something to fight about.

Why do we need fighting?

Exactly.  Thank you for asking that; because by doing so, you are now part of the solution rather than a contributor to the “problem.”

In our linear past, Earth needed fighting to provide the illusion of polarity.  Us vs Them.  Right vs Wrong.  Light vs Dark. You get the idea.

But today, the fighters will start realizing something about their reality:

Fighting is going out of style here on Earth.

We are all raising our frequency.  And as we do, we aim for unity.  And all those people that we used to fight with?  They just become people that we love–right where they are, and right where we are.  We don’t want to fight anymore.

People are scared of an uncertain future.  About their survival.  They are facing the unknown—perhaps for the first time ever at this magnitude–and they are releasing these fears into the mass consciousness.  You are feeling those fears, no matter how “evolved” you think you are.  In a telepathic world, where we’re all One, you can’t help but feel them.

If you are reading this, chances are you have been sleeping a lot; perhaps an extra 3-6 hours a day.

There could be some days in which you simply can’t function in a normal 3D reality. and sleep has been your only option.  Perfect!  You’re honoring your assignment, Lightworker.

Wait, how?

The urge for sudden naps or extended sleep is your Higher Self preparing you for your Lightworker duties.

While you’re sacked out on that pillow, you’re spreading Love.

So why would we go to sleep instead of doing this in the physical?

If the human part of you has blockages regarding unconditional love (nearly all of us do), then your Higher Self may put you to sleep in order to get to work.  This allows it to rebalance negative energy in a BIG way, while free of the doubts and limitations applied by an overactive human mind.  Until you can fully focus on unconditional love in all moments in your conscious awake state, you’ll do much of it from the dream state.  In the sleep state, it’s effortless.  It’s natural.  And it’s serving humanity in ways you may never remember.

So even if you never turn on a newscast, or don’t care who wins, know that your extra sleep is allowing you to spread love to those who can’t access it right now.  This includes sending love to your own human self, who may have unrecognized fears of its own.

And note this:

For those of you who feel like you’re stuck in an evolutionary rut:  I’m here to tell you otherwise.  You are so powerful, that you even spread love while you are asleep.

How’s that for symbolism?

You are doing great work, and I, for one, thank you for joining me on this adventure.  There is great applause in the ethers regarding how your positive efforts are helping to shape this Primary Event.

Just don’t sleep through the voting part.

Love to you.

 

Kimberly

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Daily Energy Report, Featured, Life on Earth,

Happening Now:  Event Overwhelm

October is turning out to be the jackhammer of 2020.

In the year that began with a global outbreak…which forced solitary seclusion…which disrupted monetary abundance…unforeseen “external” events have restructured the routines of nearly everyone existing on this planet.

We’re experiencing situations that are seemingly out of our control.

It’s helped to slow us down.  To make us quiet.  To guide humanity to start looking within.

You’ve heard this before:

“There is calm before the storm.”

While a large part of Western culture is enduring the growing pains associated with introspection,  global events still vie for their attention.  The struggle for internal connection— while still grasping for external connections—leaves many people wishing the world would just slow down “out there” so that we can have peace “in here” for just a single minute.

Lightworkers, on the other hand, are seasoned at introspection.  We, too, are learning the nature of our own existence, but from a different viewpoint.  It’s in the learning of our power as creators:  send out your desires to the Universe, and watch them come back to you in physical form.  So we faithfully visualize peace on earth, or healing, or new love.

And then we wait.  Hopefully, it is a calm wait, but not always.

We hold our frequency the best that we can, considering all the fearful mayhem occurring around us.  We use our rituals to stay sane, send out kindness, continuously view the future as when those good things will come our way.

And WAITING becomes a way of life.

We’re used to anticipating things.  Mostly bad things, historically.  But that’s changing.  For the meantime, we still brace for storms.  Must they come?

In a world of all possibilities, there are timelines in which no storm ever comes.

It just stays calm, in every moment.  This kind of life is the result of one consistently choosing calmness as a state of being.

But on those other timelines….you know, the one that most of us have chosen thus far….what kind of storm can we expect?

Well that depends on you.  Since you’re creating this whole thing, you get to decide what your storm looks like.

We can view the symbolism of  “storms” as both generating forces (watering the yard) and destructive forces (a hurricane).  You’ll view a situation from different levels, depending on your frequency.

Your storm could look like everything coming on at once.  And those events may not appear like things you’ve been asking for.

Perhaps you have a series of small crises:

  • Problems to solve.
  • People to deal with (often closure or recognizing your contribution to an imbalanced relationship).
  • Monetary burdens added to a budget already on shaky ground.

This is how a jackhammer works.  It breaks up the ground.  You can probably admit that the concrete was already starting to buckle anyway, so it was time for it to go.  When you look at such events with new understanding, then you can prepare for a new smoother path to be laid down.

Instead of:

“OMG this is happening to me!”

think:

“This is finally happening!”

It’s possible that the changes you’re experiencing are related to newly-developed comfort in being yourself in all situations; both “in here,” and “out there.”

You are mixing new concrete with a giant stick called “authenticity.”

The Inside You—and the Outside You—are merging.  So you may not feel like an outcast anymore, now that everyone else is living the hermit’s existence that Lightworkers have lived for eons.

If your life has been mostly sunny of late, whatever you are experiencing is probably bringing you closer to those things you want, rather than further away; even if they don’t appear that way right now.

It can still feel overwhelming, for sure, but viewing any situation from the highest frequency you can muster, will muffle out much of the construction noise while your foundation rebuilds itself.

All that waiting has paid off, so hang on, Lightworker.  A clearer path is being prepared for your awakening process.  Take care of those things that come up, for it’s time to let them go.

 

Kimberly

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Featured, Life on Earth, The Esoteric,

Why There Are No Centaurs Roaming The Plains

Is it possible to have too much of a good thing?

Atlantis was a civilization including incarnates who wanted the challenge of “having it all.”  Beauty, peace, free energy, artistic expression, advanced technology.

Sounds perfect, yes?  So what is the inherent challenge in having everything you could possibly dream of?

Here is one answer, although certainly not the only one:

Boredom.

Those of us still embodying Orion energy in a big way (here’s how to tell) really do love a challenge.  Yeah, cruising around this beautiful planet on a 75-foot yacht sounds like a great way to enjoy Earth, and it is.  Yet that’s not ALL there is; and with Earth’s multitude of available adventure paths, many of us come here to create experiences with a wide variety of uncertainty.

This is a badass’ way of practicing navigation in a quantum state; for uncertainty is one of the three elements of quantum physics we are exploring on Earth at this time. (The other two are inseparability and possibility)*

When everything is going along smoothly, an unexamined human mind can fall back to old patterns of needing something to do.

When it does, we send out a message to the Universe that we need a little something to kickstart a new experience.  For those of us who have done “incarnation time” during the period of Atlantis, we’ve got plenty of events in our cellular memory to choose from.  We can therefore revive that energy, and tailor it to appear in our current timeline.  Tragedy. Devastation. Separation.  Pandemics. War.

The inhabitants of Atlantis originally (in linear terms) had achieved a place of balance:  recognition of their true nature (divine beings with the ability to create anything that they could conceive of), as well as advanced technology to make their lives effortless on the physical plane.

So the mind, free of the programmed survival issues that we currently experience in our timeline, had room to dream.

In a free-will zone, anything one can conceive of, can take form.

Beautiful, inclusive, expansive things.  And also ugly, exclusive and exploitative things.  Universal Law doesn’t discern.  It provides, because we are free to create as we please.

When everything that one can conceive of that is beautiful has been experienced, the restless mind can start to wander in the other direction.  “What is over here?” it asks, and with the focus on it, consciousness turns the intention into physical form.  This is how humanity has chosen to experience polarity; and the cyclical nature of our development (which is in actuality an upward spiral, since we are always expanding from each experience) repeats itself on those timelines.

Unity. Value of Life. Timelessness. Then boredom. Re-creation of polarity…just for a little bit of fun…and then back to unity.

We are at this time in Earth’s development where humanity can once again make a choice.  Are we still bored, and still needing to create from the perspective of polarity just to feel alive?  This question extends beyond the corporeal physical form that’s reading this now.  It is a question for your soul–the larger part of you that knows exactly why you’re here, and that loves to grow from the choices you make.

There are an infinite number of timelines from which to choose.

If you are waiting for The Event, for example, your choice of timelines will most likely include strife, while society sorts things out.  The takedown of the government, sealed indictments, a worldwide monetary system.  Or perhaps, you’re waiting for extraterrestrials to come save us from our own mess.  Plenty of strife there, while governments hide “the truth” and the public suffers from it.

If you are on the New Earth timeline, then things look much sunnier.  You might still be hoping for extraterrestrials (they are here, I promise!) but on a more unified level.  Not saviors, but companions in this giant co-creative production that we call Earth.  You’ll create within the framework of Oneness, with the aim that all are served, all are provided for, and all feel love.

So why did Atlantis fall?

The civilization enjoyed its spirally cycle, and when the individuals experienced all of the beneficial feelings of physical life on the planet, some chose to experience the opposite.  There were those that chose to forget the value of life, and experimented with exploitation of free will.  Enter your mermaids, your centaurs and your other mythical beings.

This is why your current timeline, if you are reading this, probably doesn’t include such mystical beings roaming the plains in herds, or popping up on the beach.  It’s because they were created outside of their own free will; resulting in painful cellular structures from the unnatural manipulation of DNA used to create them.

And the collective as a whole, decided to put these practices to an end.  Cataclysm ensued.

This is how consciousness experiences rebalance, or what we call karma.  It’s expansion from the repercussions of a Choice.

 

Nearly 12,000 years later, we have returned to the Choice Point.

Although it looks different now, with Social Media taking form as a modern-day tool.  Many of us cast out our intentions multiple times daily through those channels; and thus we initiate new avenues of creation through the words that we say, type and tweet.

From my perspective as the messenger between the two periods, we’re getting it right this time.  We’ve decided, as a collective, that we won’t follow the path that the Atlantean expression chose.  Unity sounds like much more fun, and perhaps a pandemic (or a PLANdemic, if you love Conspiracy Theory) was what it took for many of us to finally examine what’s going on in our own minds.

Again, it’s always your choice.  You get to pick your timeline, and what you experience on it.

If you prefer to live in a world with Centaurs, and Mermaids and Unicorns, it’s possible.

Setting the intention to experience these interactions from a positive perspective, without needing to exploit free will to get there, will start the ball rolling.  There are plenty of souls in the non-physical who are perfectly happy to give you that experience by taking those forms for you.

It’s looking much sunnier on my timeline than the news will tell you.  If you are still watching the news, then chances are you are still living out the repercussions of your time in Atlantis.  Think about this and ask yourself if that spiral is fun.  If not, there are plenty of other places to put your attention.

You, Soul, get to make a Choice, always and forever.  Love to you.

 

Kimberly

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*An excellent audiobook on modern-day Quantum navigation:

 

If you would like to learn more about Atlantis, I recommend The Convoluted Universe by Dolores Cannon.

 

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Grounding
Awakening Signs, Featured, Life on Earth,

Grounding (in 99 Words)

What’s the big deal about grounding?

You are a walking antenna. Energy comes into you–from all around you–and it needs somewhere to go.  When there is more than your body can handle, you must release it.  That’s grounding.

Ways to ground:

  • Walk in nature.
  • Touch a plant.
  • Pet an animal.
  • Take a shower.
  • Swim.
  • Eat food that feels good.
  • Use a grounding pad.*

You and the Earth are one.  She is ascending along with you. Distribution of this energy maintains the balance for all of us. When you ground, you also affect the weather! Love to you.

 

Kimberly

author: Kimberly

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*For grounding pads, try Earthing.com.  (no affiliation).  These will help if you experience vibrating feet when you’re trying to sleep.

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Awakening Rants, Featured, Life on Earth,

Happening Now: Your Preferred Polarity is Blossoming

Laughter is greater than fear.

In metaphysics, toroidal fields encompass all of life. In our heart spaces, we are constantly receiving and transmitting energy.

What if our transmissions were operating from an awareness of “everything is going to be okay”? Is that process less valid than potentially transmissible spirals of fear? Is there a higher purpose to both of these mechanisms?

Fear can play the most limiting role in our ascension–it is a primary catalyst for all forms of separation between humans, other species, ecosystems, and our higher selves.

 

Wellness is a state of being…not doing.

Awakening is about remembering who you are. The torus shows the art and science of every influential wave of energy.

Your inner-monologue of polarity offers you a choice NOW–spoken between the metaphysical, spiritual, psychic, physical, mental, and emotional planes of your existence. Consciously, subconsciously, unconsciously, and collectively, we are one totality of expression. Without accepting time and space as facts, and depending on your perspective, the symphony of life could be a monologue, or it could be an improvisational dance of free will.

 

Your choice is in the polarity of this infinite moment.

This breath. Spirit comes from the same root word as respiration. It is the force that carries your soul in and out of physical experiences. BREATHE. Your breath is your birthright. Fear hides in breath, as do many subconscious transmissions; even when your higher self knows there is nothing to be afraid of.

 

What is your choice?

What is the energy–the spirit–the weight you carry by your breath? The energy that you receive (breathe-in) and transmit (breathe-out)… Do you know what a sigh of relief and comfort feels like? Sounds like? Do you know what a breath of derision and anger feels like? Sounds like?

The timelines and feelings you live with are always ready to be transformed; if you are consciously waving your finger under a waterfall, the particles of energy that make up the lake below are co-creations of light and your deliberate transmutations. Tracing back your behaviors and outcomes to these feelings, and these feelings to these thoughts–these thoughts you assigned importance to–brings awareness to your choice of positivity or negativity: love and the wisdom to use it well–or fear and the obedience to follow it.

A well-integrated mind-body-spirit complex, or a human being of light, is crystallized by positively interpreting spirals of energy when interacting with spirits and environments–transmitting that same polarity in all directions. Unity Consciousness is a state of being that does not create realities of separation.

 

You have no enemies; only reflections of yourself and learning opportunities.

 

If you believe this, does your choice of polarity become clearer?

When you understand fear holistically, you recognize that the creativity, love, wisdom, communication, intuition, and spirituality you prefer will not function when our minds, bodies, and spirits are vehicles of automatic negative thoughts and fear-based thinking.

 

Instead of a human doing, you are a human BEING. Be yourself.

Everything else needed will come to you naturally if you’re operating from a belief that you can create anything–a belief of “everything is going to be okay.”

You chose to be here. You can choose to learn from every torus, and from every vesica piscis–when different worlds’ of thought collide, and when people come together to form new systems of living based on common ground. Thank you for being here.

How many of your daily thoughts are fear-based? How many of your thoughts are based on an inner-knowing of “everything is going to be okay”? — or to take it a step further, “everything is okay”?

 

Laugh. It’s measurably greater than fear. Breathe and remember to have fun. Your preferred polarity is blossoming now.

 

© 2020 Theo Wayfinder

 

Theo Wayfinder

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Featured, Life on Earth, Oneness,

Are You Man Enough? Why?

It’s clear that something has gone terribly wrong with men striving to be Man Enough.

We see evidence of this everywhere, and it begs the question: What can men do about it?
This article offers men a blueprint for cleansing themselves from the pressures of toxic masculinity and forging a path to self-actualization.

Choose Your Social Circle

One noteworthy step in my spiritual progression occurred when I decided to clean out my social closet. This was prompted by one simple piece of advice that came from a fellow man I met online. To paraphrase his main point:
“When you don’t want to take part in a social norm, the greatest and only power you have is to walk away. And if you’re afraid of being alone, you don’t even have that.”
When he said this, I suddenly realized how much power could be gained from overcoming my fear of being cut off or isolated from others.
From that moment on, I raised the bar for the kind of people I wanted to surround myself with, favoring inspiring books over fake friends. You can do the same.

Stop Being a Hero

As men, we desire a sense of certainty about how we understand the world and choose to navigate through it. The cliché of men not wanting to ask for directions comes from our instinct to lead others.
Programmed to view the role of “follower” as emasculating, we all grab frantically at the helm of humanity, failing to synchronize with each other or our female counterparts.
We do this because making a change and taking directions from others means admitting that we don’t have all the answers and need others to help us find our way. It also means forgiving ourselves for being imperfect.
If we truly want to be of service, we need to start by giving ourselves some slack and listening to others.

Takeaways

If you want to make a lasting change, it’s important that you don’t just leave this article without setting an intention. Start your transformation by putting pen to paper, writing down your own takeaways from the following points:

If you feel like people in your social circle are negative and putting pressure on you to conform, start letting them go. Letting go of them is how you will begin to let go of who you think you are.

Recognize that it’s perfectly acceptable not to know who you are or who you want to be. Not knowing is a state of emptiness that empowers you with the receptive capacity to discover and choose who you want to be.

Find your heroes and follow them. These are people you aspire to emulate and connect with. It doesn’t matter if you connect directly with them. What matters is that you listen to them. By doing this, you’re forging a relationship with those heroes and using their example as a model to live by.

© Michael Brewer

Michael Brewer

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