Anchors Aweigh (Spelled wrong intentionally, my nerd friends)

deep-linking-ocean-anchor-ss-1920Imagine you are swimming in the ocean and the ocean indicates life.

Every time something happens that impacts you negatively (bad relationships, resentments towards people and things, etc.) you pick up an anchor.

Imagine picking up so many anchors that you are no longer able to swim freely and choose where you go. You are stuck in one place just wasting energy paddling your feet to stay afloat…

Now imagine releasing all of those anchors… Don’t worry about how or why – just release them and all of the weight that they have been putting on your shoulders.

Imagine once again being free to swim wherever your heart desired.

And the next time you see an anchor… you acknowledge it… but you don’t pick it up and take it with you.

Fluff News is Figuratively Killing Me

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Why do I watch it? What purpose does it really serve? I have seen the local news for what it truly is and yet it is still on my television every morning at 6 am for roughly 2 hours replaying it’s 15 minute loop of “fluff” stories (personal interest pieces?), propaganda and guesstimate weather predictions.

This morning I see that there was a 3.4 magnitude earthquake centered in the southern part of the state that I live in. They literally spent 0.4 seconds alerting us to this fact – and if I would have blinked I would have missed it – which I found way more significant than 0.4 seconds worth of news time it received. They promptly moved on to a “heartfelt” story on how a local mother gave birth to her child in the intersection of one of our downtown roads. I’m estimating that that story had 4 minutes worth of content and information given, which, don’t get me wrong, it’s beautiful and I’m grateful for the miracle that took place… but can I also get 4 minutes worth of time and information about the earthquake that seems to me is significant enough and could be the sign of something more significant to come??

If you are a criminal it is a bragging right to have made it to the local news. Something I don’t think people realize is though, that the criminal they are reading about is just a fellow human and probably at the lowest point in their life when they commit these crimes. The comment sections of the news stories have brought some people I have known that have made the news to thoughts of suicide. And is that the purpose of the comment? To refer to someone who commits a crime in such a negative and hurtful way that they literally want to die? I would hope not. Because that’s a sad state of affairs to want someone to cease to exist because they made very bad choices. The other unfortunate part of this story is that it brands you a criminal for life and thereafter it is very hard to live down the fact that you made mistakes and more than likely were brought to justice and served your time and paid your dues for these mistakes.

After watching “Wag The Dog”, a brilliant Dustin Hoffman flick about how a network teamed up with government essentially “staged” a war for everyone to believe simply by showing fake clips of supposed war and the aftermath on the world news and people ate it up and took it for truth. This, among many other things, has aided my mind in becoming open to the possibility that our televisions are not always trustworthy. I realize it’s a movie but try this for me – Watch it and center your discernment meter on it… I would make bets that something will definitely ring true.

I’m not certain, but I would assume that the people in charge of making the news have most people’s best interest in mind. I would assume. Or maybe HOPE is the correct word here…

My final thought being that there’s got to be a better way to deliver important information to the people in a way that educates and enlightens instead of glorifying and then mentally breaking down criminals and also alerting us to the things going on in the world that truly matter and make a difference in our day to day lives.

Someone figure this one out and implement it for me would you please?

Love, light, compassion and balance to you all.

Shout Out to Parents of the Suffering Children

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My youngest son, who is 19, is suffering. I cannot tell you how much that makes me, as his mother, suffer. Sitting behind the cop cars along the side of the freeway last night as my husband went to see my son who had just jumped out of his girlfriends moving vehicle on the freeway going upwards of 70 mph… I think I legitimately had a heart attack.

Whenever the phone rings I  hesitate for just one moment – knowing that it could be a “good” day or a “bad” day. Either way, it will be like that of a roller coaster and I fear I won’t have the correct answers therefore sending him into a downward spiral. I love my son, just like I love all my children and grandchildren, more than anything that has ever loved anything… so how do I put the power of love to use and save him? I wrap my loving arms around him literally and figuratively as often as I can. I also reassure him as often as possible, listen when he wants to share and offer advice when I feel he’s open to it.

My husband and I have had a rocky relationship in the past but for the past 6 months or so it’s been probably the best it’s ever been. However, I feel that wedge coming between us – that wedge that starts building every time we disagree about something, usually child related. We are extremely different types of parents, but regardless of the difference in our parenting styles, I feel that the amount of love we have for our children is equal in my eyes. I want so badly to save my son. I honestly want to save my marriage. I gave up on saving the world. Is there anything that I can save?

Reaching out to other humans in these matters is such a touchy situation. You never know if people can handle the information until it’s too late. Last week when my son cut his arm deeply 3 times from wrist to elbow with a kitchen knife in front of his dad and me and his injuries were so severe that the police “pink slip”ped him (Police request to hold a patient under professional care for a certain number of hours or until released by a licensed professional), I hesitated telling anyone. And what good does it truly do anyways? I get sick to my stomach with all of the emotions that these situations invoke in others. God forbid if they have dealt with something like it in the past and they have to relive it. And it leaves people in a sticky situation on how best to respond as well. I mean… is there really any protocol on how best to respond to a situation like that?

At this point I consider myself somewhat of an energy worker and healer and I will tell you there is nothing on this earth that I have tried whether holistic or western that has truly helped me in this situation. The only solace I take is in knowing in my heart where people go when they leave this earth and knowing that if anything takes anyone that I love away from me prematurely for any reason, that they will be with me in spirit and I will meet them across the veil when my time comes.

But enough about that. Please God hear my cries when I ask you to let me keep him a while longer. Silence the darkness in his mind and help heal his heart and instill within him the absolute knowledge of the unconditional love and the compassion that I feel for him – that you feel for all of us and let him know just how much he means to the world… and to me.

Or is it pure selfishness trying to keep someone here that expresses the desire to leave?? I’m going to answer no because I still think that I can convince him that life is worth living. And maybe he will hear me this time. And I won’t get another phone call that feels as if my heart has been shattered into a million tiny pieces…

Please just let me keep him.

 

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! If you have made it here to this page for any reason, whether it be by chance or otherwise, then you are part of a beautiful thing happening on this planet right now that has been millions of years in the making. There is purpose in our journey. We just have to open our eyes and see what’s really happening behind all of the smoke and mirrors and false truths that we have come to accept for centuries.

Peace is possible and it is coming. We are very much part of that change. By standing together and shining our lights we create a place where darkness can no longer exist and where love, compassion and balance are the “norm”. The wheels are already in motion and all you have to do to play your part is first of all believe it to be possible and then flip that switch and turn that beautiful, brilliant light inside of you on and keep it shining for all to see.

Please don’t wait to see the change… be the change.

My writings are many things… personal, opinions, random, meaningful to me and sometimes it’s just me sharing humorous things to keep us all connected in this crazy place we call “earth”. I will fact check when I can but please feel free to do so and correct me if I am wrong but please remember this is mostly opinion, perception and observation. Not meant to stand up in a court of law by any means 😉 So please just take it at face value. Nothing is meant to be offensive and please if you find yourself being offended… first of all please ask yourself why. Maybe take a step back and realize that there are so many different sides to a story and so many views of the same sun, moon and stars, depending on from where you stand. After that please feel free to not read it if you are still offended. I am highly opinionated and rarely mince words about things but I am also extremely open to new ideas and suggestions and I know what it means to turn that knob in your brain to be able to accept things in a new light.

Compassion, love, light and balance matter the most. I urge people to not think of why they dislike someone or something. Instead, regardless of the who, what, when, why or how – send light and love in it’s direction and fill it up with love and compassion and see what a difference that makes for your own personal happiness.

I love you all and I am so grateful to be here on this planet at this time in history. Benevolent times and wondrous things are in our very near future. How exciting to be part of it.

 

“Feed the mind good wisdom, the body good nutrition, the soul good vibes, and the heart good love. Elevation for your situation.”
― T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

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