It was about fifteen years ago that I decided to stop watching, reading and listening to the news. There was so much “bad news” going on in the world and being constantly plugged in didn’t help my sense of peace in the world. I trusted that if there was something important I needed to know, I would be told. And so far that rule has worked just fine. September eleventh didn’t get past me, nor did the recent shootings in Connecticut. This was a very significant event that happened at a very significant time on the planet.
It was late afternoon when a friend came over for a cup of Christmas cheer to celebrate the trimming of my “little” tree. I have always loved the Winter Solstice and Christmas time with all its cheerful lights and burning candles. My home had been transformed into a fairyland for the senses. It was my friend who asked me if I had heard about what had happened, and in my usual “clueless” manner I said “no, what happened?”
Later I spoke to my son’s girlfriend on the phone and she was very upset. She said she couldn’t believe there was such evil in the world. She couldn’t believe we lived in a world where people would actually do something so horrible. I knew what she meant and all I could say was “I know! I know!”
The evening ended with a very psychic friend coming over and sitting with me. As we sat she told me that she knew something bad had happened today and she heard people talking about “the tragedy” but she didn’t know yet what it was. She could just feel the fear in the air and she said that she heard that President Obama cried. As much as we both felt the tragedy and the fear that was generated, we knew that having our leader show emotion was a positive thing for this Country.
My friend and I did not talk about how sad the event was or how painful it must be for the families of those who were killed. We talked about the event as another demonstration of the lack of balance in our society. Where the feminine, emotional nature is being suppressed on a global scale, the emotions emerge in people in toxic ways.
What would lead a human being to open fire on a bunch of innocent children? This is an individual who, as a child, never got his needs met; was never allowed to cry and never received comfort for his pain. Because his own childhood was robbed, he developed a hatred for the innocence in children. He wanted to kill the innocence.
I know nothing, on a personal level, of the details of this event. I don’t know who did it or why it is suspected that he did it, but I do know that in the news today there is a lot of talk about “gun control.” All I can say, is this is not about gun control. We can try to control guns as much anything can be controlled. It won’t stop the problem. The problem isn’t guns. It is the people who use guns. It is the extreme pain and suffering of a repressed nation who are programmed to be soldiers, not human beings. Soldiers are trained to over ride any sense of emotion, over ride their intuitive knowing and follow orders. They are trained to be puppets; robots. Killers!
In my last radio show on sex and porn addiction, Lili Bee and I talked about how these addictions and the narcissism that is growing exponentially in our society is the result of an extreme imbalance in our society. We didn’t spend our time talking about how evil people are who do things that hurt other people. We recognize that evil is the result of a toxic, emotionally repressed world. Those who hurt others have been deeply wounded themselves and they never dealt with their wounds. They never got the healing they needed.
As I was talking to my friend last night I suddenly became aware of so much fear in my solar plexus. I told her that I was feeling the fear on an intense level. It was so strong in my body that I was shaking. My arms and legs were shaking. I recognized that this was not my own personal fear but that, as an empath, I was picking up on the fear “energy” of the world. I knew that I needed to go into prayer that evening and pray for the safe passage of the souls who had crossed over, to find their way to the light. I also prayed for those who had lost loved ones through this tragedy. I knew my only power was in my prayers. It was all I could really offer the world.
As I sat in the silence following my prayers I realized that by choosing to enter a prayer vigil on my own, I was choosing love instead of fear. The world was in fear and it is through fear that the dark energies of the world gain strength and power. They control and dominate through fear. If I was feeling the fear of the world, I certainly could do my part to transmute that fear into love. Love is the only way we are ever going to heal this planet.
What happened on December 14th, 2012 was a message to the world. It was a message telling us we need to take care of our children. We need to love our children! We need to make our children a priority! Our values are really messed up. Our children are being ignored, neglected, abused and raised by other children, television and violent video games.
But it is not only the children of today we must care for. It is the children within each one of us. Emotional healing is mandatory if we are to survive! It is absolutely mandatory! If we are to heal, as a whole, we must first learn to feel, what has long been suppressed. Pandora’s box is not just opening for some of us. It is opening for all of us. What people will do with the emotional energy being unleashed is the real concern here.
The narcissism of the world has cut out the heart of society. It is based on material success, personal gratification, control, manipulation and power. Where is the heart? Where is the love?
We are in a powerful time of transition on the planet. There is a shift underway. Yet many of you watching the news are probably wondering just what kind of shift is happening. How can it possibly be positive when there is so much pain and fear in the world? How can we feel safe in a world rooted in pathology?
It is always darkest before the dawn and we truly are in a dawn of a new age. The tragedies of the world are our wake up calls. They are urging us to awaken to the truth and make necessary changes on a deeply personal level. Because change can only happen when each of us commit to our own evolution!
We can spend our energies focusing on the narcissists and the sociopaths of the world, but the true focus needs to be on our own evolution. Because we can’t change those who are lost! We can’t help them to be found! We can only help ourselves to be found! If you haven’t noticed yet, narcissism is an epidemic. But we can’t heal the epidemic by seeking a cure for narcissism. We can only heal the epidemic holistically, by increasing the healthy cells of humanity. When there are more and more healthy cells in the body of humanity, the balance will correct itself. So think of yourself as a cell in the body of humanity. If your only purpose was to find health and wholeness and help your children to feel truly loved, valued and cared for, then what greater purpose could you have?
I invite each of you to have your own prayer vigil over the weekend. Take time each morning and evening to enter into a sacred place of prayer; asking God for a healing of the heart of humanity and for those souls that have crossed over to find their way to the light.
I will be doing a special Winter Solstice 2012 episode of Pandora’s Box this Tuesday, the 18th of December at 4pm Pacific time. I will be talking about the issues I have addressed in this article and the transition we are currently undergoing as a species. Please join me and feel free to bring your questions.