TIPS FOR TODAY:
# 1 – Something to consider….
# 2 – From Dr. Robert Anthony….
The only time we suffer is when we believe a thought that argues
with “what is”. When the mind is perfectly clear, “what is” is what
we accept in this moment.
In the words of Byron Katie, “If you want your reality to be different
than ‘what is’ then you might as well try to teach your cat to bark.
You can try and try and in the end the cat will look up at you and
say ‘Meow’. Wanting your reality to be different than what it is in this
moment, is just as hopeless. You can spend the rest of your life trying
to teach your cat to bark.”
And yet if you pay attention, you’ll notice that you think thoughts
like this all the time. Whenever the word ‘should’ shows up, that’s
what is going on. As in “I should be thinner, my friend should be
less sensitive, my spouse should be more attentive.” – You get the idea…
These thoughts are ways of wanting reality to be different than it
is. Here is my point – all the stress you feel in your life at this
moment is caused by arguing with “what is”.
People say to me, “But if I simply accept reality then I will
become passive and nothing will change. I answer them with this
question. Which of these statements make more sense? “I wish I
hadn’t lost all that money.” or “What can I do now to create more income?”
Accepting “what is” doesn’t mean you settle for the way things are, it
just means you give up all the resistance and inner struggle by wishing
it were different.
When undesirable things happen, it can be helpful not to let go and NOT
mentally argue with them. We know this, and the only reason we continue
doing it is because it is a HABITUAL PATTERN.
# 3 –
# 4 – An entertaining read, especially for anyone who has ever been disenchanted with Whole Foods or someone saying namaste…..
# 5 – Today is a power-filled lunar eclipse and the trigger for a lot of other potent astrological happenings. Here’s an update from Henry Selzter at astrograph.com….
Friday’s Aries Full Moon is also an eclipse, although we cannot necessarily see it. This means that this Full Moon is a stronger and more intense lunation, so that the symbolism of its planetary configurations will last for the next six months or so into the future. And that very future is also far from certain, given the predominance of the outer planet alignments over this same period of time. Uranus and Pluto, already less than one degree away from the next installment of their iconic square with each other, become exactly square on November 1st, and then again on April 21st of 2014. While these fourth and fifth passes are not the final pair, they are perhaps the most intense. In the meantime, the lunations of this climactic end-of-year period, including the Last Quarter Moon of Christmas Day, December 25, feature an exacerbation of Uranus and Pluto in their revolutionary square alignment. We are in for a season of massive change, both individually and as a society, and no way around it.
To read the rest of the article:
And for a more poetic, esoteric take on things and the dance between the energies of Aries and Libra, check out this article at mooncircles.com:
# 5 – And during these uncertain times this is an especially good one from Abraham to keep in mind….
It does not matter whether you are living in a country where there are some frequent terrorist attacks, or in a country where there are random acts of violence. It does not matter what the culture is — it is only the feeling of vulnerability that ever puts you into a vibrational harmony with that which you fear. When you realize that by working to achieve your feeling of Well-being, it is then impossible for you to ever rendezvous with anything other than Well-being — that is the only place that freedom will ever be.—Abraham