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Does Fear Of The Unknown Rule Your World?

Published February 11, 2019 by tindertender

The future is built from choices made today. If these choices are made out of fear, then the future will be built upon fear. Rather, make conscious choice to build the future based on decisions coming from a place of love, compassion and care … for self, embraced by peaceful intention.

Being aware of different ‘cycles’ of communication while not getting intertwined with the ‘story’ is key to understanding any situation. Observation is crucial in order to make a decision based on knowledge, rather than the emotion these different ‘cycles’ can bring up. There is no need to understand the story (often these stories are not understandable anyway), only what the cycles are, if they change, or if it is a repetitive way of being.

Make a choice. Do the cycles you find yourself enmeshed in cause you joy, or frustration? I’ve heard that if the frustration outweighs the possibilities of something worse, one should just live with it. Hhhmmmm … living with a constant state of frustration doesn’t sound all that appealing. It certainly is not all that healthy either.

This is an example of making decisions based on fear … fear of “what if”. What if it’s the wrong decision? Perhaps the crap isn’t as crappy as it feels. What if what comes after leaves one feeling even crappier?

Life … in this current awareness, we have one. Sure, a person could stay in a frustrating or abusive situation out of fear of the unknown. A person may start to dislike themselves for not having the courage to face their fears. The heart begins to wither, self-worth deteriorates, and then comes self-harming habits … drinking too much, or anything else that could cause further damage. Then death arrives and the obvious comes to mind … You haven’t even lived, or even tried.

Just the thought of this is depressing!

Action, or inaction. Choice is always ours. Action can be put into motion, or stagnation and a drowning in the norm can be. You have probably already experienced your soul screaming for change at one point or another. I know I have, and it’s happening right now.

Nature ‘Bound’

Published February 7, 2019 by tindertender

Before me was a massive tree. Around this tree were chains, this way and that, criss-crossing and in knots. This tree was heavily ‘bound’ and forbidden to grow further, it was imprisoned. (Tree of Life).

Earth and Tree, Bound

Someone(s) have cast a spell, and have actually bound the earth and its forests from being prosperous, or bountiful.

Many Wiccans of the world love the earth and all of its elements. These elements are needed for many of their practices. There are dark forces who would have the earth destroyed.

Wiccans, Pagans, Shamans, Magicians, Alchemists, Visualizers … Creators and Change Makers … if you see truth in this vision which woke me, I urge you to work towards undoing that which has been done to hinder the well-being and health of the earth and its forests … Life. Without the trees, life is nothing.

I have faith in the goodness of this world and its people. I believe that positive intention and opposing force applied in love for this earth and all life, poured forth into this ‘binding’, can and will undo that which has been done.

I am certain that all people have within them the ability to ‘visualize’. It is clear to me that most of humanity actually love this planet and all life upon it, while there are fewer who remain in shadow doing what they can to ensure the planets demise, along with all life dwelling here.

Even if you are new to visualization, I encourage you to see this bound tree, this massive old growth in chains, and see it set free, released, to flourish.

The Line We Walk

Published February 3, 2019 by tindertender

Every single person has a shadow side, and a side dwelling in light. Whether they turn his way or that, both will be upon them at the same time in equal portion.

While some feed the shadow, and some feed the light, both are still upon them equally. In the end it will be the one they’ve built greater relationship with that will determine their state of consciousness.

Do you choose Heaven or Hell? Joy vs Anger? Gladness vs Madness?

An old Cherokee was teaching his grandson about life.

“A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy.

“It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.” He continued, “The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. The same fight is going on inside you – and inside every other person, too.

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?”

The old Cherokee simply replied, “The one you feed.”

This reality has been known for centuries. When people stop listening to wisdom, or caring one way or the other … then there will be serious need for someone(s) to step in and force a change. If humans cannot govern their own minds and actions, taking care not to harm other life … then they have proven they are not worthy of the freedoms bestowed upon them.

Mental Transmutation

Published January 20, 2019 by tindertender

“To change your mood or mental state, change your vibration.”

Change your mental vibrations by an effort of Will, in the direction of deliberately fixing the Attention upon a more desirable state. Will directs the Attention, and Attention changes the vibration.

Cultivate the Art of Attention by means of the Will, and you have solved the secret of the Mastery of Moods and Mental States.

“To destroy an undesirable rate of mental vibration, put into operation the Principle of Polarity and concentrate upon the opposite pole to that which you desire to suppress. Kill out the undesirable by changing its Polarity.”

If you are possessed of Fear, do not waste time trying to ‘kill out’ Fear, but instead cultivate the quality of Courage, and the Fear will disappear.

To kill out a negative quality, concentrate upon the Positive Pole of that same quality, and the change from negative to positive will become polarized on the Positive Pole instead of the Negative.

By changing your Polarity you may master your moods, change your mental states, remake your disposition, and build up character.

“Mind may be transmuted from state to state, degree to degree, condition to condition, Pole to Pole, vibration to vibration.”

The mastery of Polarization is the mastery of the fundamental principles of Mental Transmutation, or Mental Alchemy, for unless one acquires the art of changing his own Polarity, he will be unable to affect his environment.

“Rhythm may be neutralized by an application of the Art of Polarization.”

“Nothing escapes the Principle of Cause and Effect, but there are many planes of Causation, and one may use the Laws of the higher to overcome the Laws of the lower.”

By being able to master ones own moods and feelings, and by being able to neutralize Rhythm, they are able to escape a great part of the operations of Cause and Effect on the ordinary plane.

The masses of people are carried along, obedient to their environment, the words and desires of others stronger than themselves, the effects of inherited tendencies, the suggestions of those about them, and other outward causes which tend to move them about on the chess-board of life like mere pawns.

By dominating ones moods, emotions, impulses and feelings they create for themselves new characters, qualities and powers by which they overcome their ordinary environment and thus become practical players instead of mere pawns. They use the Principle of Cause and Effect instead of being used by it.

The ‘Wise Ones’ serve on the higher, but rule on the lower. They obey the Laws coming from above them, but on their own plane, and those below them, they rule and give orders.

The wise man falls in with the Law, and by understanding its movements he operates it, instead of being its blind slave. Just as does the skilled swimmer turn this way and that way, instead of being as the log which is carried here and there ~ so is the wise man compared to the ordinary man ~ yet both swimmer and log, wise man and fool, are subject to Law. He who understands this is well on the road to Mastery.

“True Hermetic Transmutation is a Mental Art.”

In the above axiom, the Hermetists teach that the great work of influencing ones environment is accomplished by Mental Power. The Universe, being wholly mental, it follows that it may be ruled only by mentality.

If the Universe be Mental in its Substantial nature, then it follows that Mental Transmutation must change the conditions and phenomena of the Universe. If this be understood then all the so-called ‘miracles’ and ‘wonder-workings’ are seen plainly for what they are. THE ALL is Mind, the Universe is Mental.

~ The Kybalion

The Trident, Trinity, Three Pure Ones

Published December 30, 2018 by tindertender

I woke this morning to a discussion about the Trident. There are many stories of the Trident, who uses it, and what for, but the Taoist description is the one which rings true for this mornings message. “In religious Taoism, the trident represents the Taoist Trinity, the Three Pure Ones. In Taoist rituals, a trident bell is used to invite the presence of deities and summon spirits, as the trident signifies the highest authority of Heaven.”

Prosperity is possible, however, ethics are necessary for real success. I see around me people struggling, often reverting to methods of gain which are not ethical, or even moral. I hear, as they speak of the woe that befalls them continuously, and I marvel at their inability to connect ethical behavior with potential abundance. Curious how suffering brings about action which is harmful. Could it be, that which is inflicting lack upon the population is manipulating minds to produce the ‘behavior’ which continues cycles of harm?

Forgive yourself, forgive others. Compassion for another’s situation is important at this time. Consider another persons point of view and choose connection rather than separateness. Especially in this current time, it is so easy to avoid the attempt of wearing another’s ‘shoes’, or putting of self, in another’s position. What would we do if we found ourselves there? Displaying martyr-like energy is not going to do any good. No one has to put themselves last in order to be compassionate toward others. There is a balance which can be nurtured and met.

I find that when I listen to the squabbles of the government representatives, joined by those who have chosen sides in the citizenry, my own mind and words and actions begin to mimic their child-like, tantrum throwing behaviors. I must shut them out if I am to remain in balance. The more times I experience this in myself, the more I see lack of awareness in the world around me, as people are torn apart and pushed and pulled by the manipulative ‘stories’ behind the actions we see taken. There must be a disconnect from the chaos pumped into homes and minds by those wishing to manipulate circumstances.

You are loved and protected even through the most difficult of trials. This is a time for healing. You need mothering, or to use your mothering energy. Sometimes, no matter how much we may try to protect someone, things do not turn out as we wish. While we may mean well, and even be right, people need to learn life’s lessons on their own. It may be a karmic situation that is resolving itself or a key life skill that someone is learning while we watch. It is natural to want to end the suffering of others. It is natural to try and protect ourself from the same suffering we see happening to others.

Current technology allows us to be connected near and far, in real time, viewing the horrors that befall humanity and all other life. It is natural for our nervous system to jolt and recoil and for the mental faculties to scream out for the need of change. The inner-most self of the majority yearns with great passion for the end of suffering. The inner-most self also fears that this suffering may come too close to home, which slams the door on compassion.

The key is in first, recognizing when this happens, and then learning to open the door to compassion, even though there is fear.

If we tune out the squabbles of adult children in high places, we may see that by coming together in body and mind we will be able to create a situation where all have enough.

This, however, requires that the participants be willing to work as a team, rather than have the mindset of taking that which they perceive to be abundance, or overflow of wealth, from another.

Those who’s only goal is the absorption of another’s profits from hard work, have no place in the building of a new world where people honor, respect, care for, and work with one another for the benefit of the whole.

Gifting and receiving is the way of the future. The give and take are on their way out. The first is gentle sharing, the latter is forceful compliance. It is clear which idea and mind frame the entire world has been operating from. It is past-due time for change.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trident.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Pure_Ones

Cooperation Begets Cooperation

Published December 28, 2018 by tindertender
Great Wall Of China

There are so many people in this world who demand they be given this and that … from people who do not have much, who have been robbed blind already, left with just enough to get by. The robbers live lives of comfort, claiming this country is one of the wealthiest … and it is, but the wealth has been compiled into little safes, kept from those who have worked toward its accumulation, and given to those who demand illegal entry and benefit.

This whole thing is out of control. I am not against people migrating to the US … most of our families have done the same at one time or another. There are laws in place, rules, as to how to go about becoming a citizen. If people are not willing to follow these laws upon entry …. well, we’ve already seen that the rest of our laws are not followed either.

If you want to be in America, do what is needed to become and American Citizen. That’s all … play the game, by the rules, or don’t play at all.

The citizens who were born here must play by these same rules. If they do not, they are jailed. It should be no different for anyone else.

The American children are required to be injected with (if I’m counting correctly) 31 doses of vaccination in the first 15 months of life, and another 26 vaccinations up to their 18th year. That is 57 vaccinations in 18 years. Yet people are being allowed to cross the border having never been inoculated against any of the things the US children are. They go to school, go to work, without ever being tested to see if they are carrying a disease. When a horrible outbreak happens, the ‘pro-vaxers’ blame the ‘anti-vaxers’ rather than those who have never received a vaccination, entering illegally.

The children who are in the news which have died recently while in custody at the border did not die of abuse. They were sick when they arrived, so sick, they died. This is not the fault of the border agents … this is due to lack of care on this outrageous journey they endured. I do not wish to see children die, any of them. They are pawns in a game adults everywhere are playing with each other. Just stop it.

Play by the rules, pay with patience, jump through the hoops the actual citizens of this country are forced to jump through for any benefit … these are NOT entitlements. There are no privileges, or rights. Every benefit anyone ever receives here is earned. I think this is why so many people are upset over this scenario … the things we must earn, are being given freely to those who have not earned it.

This has become a matter of life and death. People in countries all over the world are seeing what mass ‘illegal’ immigration has done to their way of life, and their security. We are in the throes of trying to protect ourselves now, and it is plain that many of our (Dual citizen) representatives of the senate and congress are not of the mind to help us, conflict of interest runs vast in these offices.

No one of dual citizenship should be permitted to make decisions for this country, or its people.

https://prepareforchange.net/2018/06/22/89-of-our-senators-and-congress-hold-dual-citizenship-citizenship-with-israel/

Dose, After Dose ~ Keep It

Published December 26, 2018 by tindertender

It’s strange, I thought drinking kombucha would balance the stomach bacteria, making it easier for foods to be digested. That could still be the case, and the fact I haven’t been eating too healthy lately might be the culprit.

I’ve jumped on the political train the last few days, and boy oh boy, do I want off. People are acting crazy … attacking each other, making an inter-country battle with each other rather than working for the common good of all.

I know how this President must feel, trying so hard to do what is right for the country and it’s people while they slander and attack his every move, his every word. I, at one time, had to do battle with the social security administration for about a year, all the while the one I was fighting for told me nearly daily I was wasting my time, that I would never succeed (he was wrong). Working hard for the benefit of someone who constantly attacks your efforts gets pretty old, pretty fast. But when you care, you continue to do your best for them.

It is also obvious that for many people, someone’s best efforts will never be good enough. Some folks gravitate toward the negative aspects in a situation, while others choose to see the positive aspects, the possibilities.

I think I’ll take an exit for awhile and just observe people as they bash each other. It is not pretty, no where near, for we see the lack of care for each other growing amid those who choose the internal war, while compassion grows between those who work together so that each working member benefits from each other’s contributions. By this, I mean the ‘politicians’ getting off their high horses and mingling with the people they claim to care about, being partners with, instead of ‘lords’ over.

I swear, as tricky and troublesome as those in spirit can sometimes be, I wonder which life form (human or otherwise) is actually more worthy of my attention. I think I’ll just go snuggle up with my pups. At least they have a consistent dose of love to give.

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