Have you ever heard the serenity prayer? ‘God, give me the grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things that should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish one from the other.’
Are you tired of how you are feeling and/or perhaps how you look? Are you often feeling depressed? Are you sick of all those annoying perceived imperfections and seeming inadequacies? Are things just not the way you would like them to be? Are others behaving just not the way you would like them to?
Here are a few more questions; are you really hard working at changing circumstance and/or others? Are you really working hard at becoming a new person and are you successfully dumping all you own irritating defects? Do you find it stressful and exhausting?
How are you going anyway? Are you getting anywhere? Are you making any progress after years of dedicated hard work to change yourself and your life? Or have you already given up?
Here’s some news for you: You won’t change! You can’t change! It’s impossible! What you can change is your attitude and your beliefs.
The only thing you can really change is your acceptance of yourself. How about starting to accept yourself as a unique, one of a kind and imperfect human being living in an imperfect world filled with millions other seeming imperfect people.
The only way out of frustration and depression is to first accept your states of frustration and depression. You can continue to feel depressed, blame, criticise and scream about your shortcomings and imperfections, you will never have the perfect body; the perfect mind, partner, environment or what have you.
Without accepting the current state you are in, no drug or therapy will ever work; sure it might provide a short relief, but the true depth of your being will surely stay obscured and suppressed.
Perfection in this world does not exist! What is perfection anyway? Everything is perfect as it is, NOW! Is it not? What is, is! Because it is! I invite you to open yourself to this statement. Explore what lies beyond ideas and the conceptual mind. Embrace your feelings, fully! Your feelings never lie, they talk to you, they have a message for you.
They reflect your every thought and belief! And your thoughts and beliefs tell a story, your story. Who would you be without your story? Not just another story, but without any story!
What are your attitudes and beliefs reflecting? Are you courages enough to find out, with honesty and without judgement?
Keep in mind that what you resist persist. Resist your perceived seeming imperfections and unhappiness and your conscious and unconscious focus and energies will keep you there, shaping your every experience of more so-called imperfections. Imperfection is just an idea anyway, who says and who determines what is perfect and what is not?
We can even feel completely lousy, waiting for circumstances to change or a sudden happiness will descend on you some day and everything will change. How long do you want to wait?
What you can do is taking responsibility and be totally aware of your attitudes and beliefs, every moment of your life.
Would you be prepared to laugh at your perceived flaws and focus instead on your inherent wholeness and greatness? Deep inside you do know what I am talking about! Would you be willing to accept yourself just as you are, NOW? It could be a most liberating and transforming experience in your life!
It would also mean that you don’t have to struggle any longer to be someone or something you’re not. Just imagine to be finally free to be you, just as you are, NOW! I encourage you to give up struggle and surrender to ,what is‘. Oh sweet surrender! How would it feel to love yourself just the way you are?
How would you feel if you celebrate life and your uniqueness every day, every minute? How would you feel if you chose to embrace all your seeming faults, warts and failures?
The feeling of feeling good can come only from one place; a place deep inside of you: total self-acceptance. Are you ready to re-discover it?
With freedom to choose self-acceptance comes responsibility. It happens automatically and is extremely empowering. Your joy is there. It never went away. Welcome home!
Love & Light
Bringing More Light and Awareness to a World in Chaos
Present times are intense in many ways for everyone, both for those who have awakened to truth and those who have not.
Outdated and conditioned belief systems begin to crumble.
Coming together in mediation will bring the energy of truth and a level of awakened consciousness to our world.
We want to encourage people to start living from their own highest level of awareness because consciousness and energy goes with you wherever you go.
At some point a stage of consciousness is attained that realises that nothing needs healing, changing or fixing. You know that you are the light of pure knowing, the ‘I am’ presence. That is the ultimate goal of meditation.
Once a higher stage of consciousness is attained it can shift the consciousness of those receptive.
This is how Jesus healed. His consciousness contained no beliefs of discord or disease, and so when anyone seeking healing came to him they automatically entered into his consciousness where chaos and dis-ease did not exist.
However, he always reminded them not to go back to their old stage of consciousness where they would simply re-create limited situations, which is true today.
You are consciousness, you are not the physical body. Your body is an energetic vehicle that comes with living here on the planet. You are not the mind, the mind may think and act, you are consciousness. You are not a person, a person is a legal construct, created without your consent, what you truly are is consciousness.
It is your attained level of consciousness, expressing through your energy field, that helps awaken those who are ready. Everyone carries a personal energy field reflective of their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual state of consciousness.
It seems that here on earth, in the third dimension, peace is something to be attained between individuals or countries. In reality, peace is simply the manifestation of ONEness consciousness. Peace has always been and forever will be, because it IS. It is our natural state.
Only the conscious realisation of this ONEness in universal consciousness will manifest as permanent world peace because consciousness is the substance of everything.
A consciousness of ONEness holds nothing to interfere with or block omnipresent Divine balance and harmony, whether it be between humans, countries or nature.
Peace is the only interaction possible within ONE. Peace, being Source essence, must therefore be at the heart of everyone's consciousness, never needing to be attained or sought after, but rather recognised.
The world and its people in general is not now and never will experience true peace until it moves beyond beliefs of separation.
Consciousness is always expressing itself. If those directing peace efforts have not attained a consciousness of peace, they have nothing with which to create real peace. You cannot make something out of nothing.
As more and more souls awaken into the truth of ONEness, peace of all areas of life will begin to manifest. Peace created out of separation, lack and fear can never be permanent because it is built on an unstable foundation.
Peace, like everything else in the three dimensional world, is the material sense of a deeper spiritual reality of ONEness and must be truly known and integrated by men and women before it can manifest. This is how life on earth evolves.
The world hungers for peace, and the already present peace within everyone lies buried under layers of ignorance and false beliefs.
Every being innately knows that peace is their birthright, but does not realise that their belief system limits access to it.
Couples seek peace in relationships, parents seek peace with their children, governments seek peace with other countries and even with their own citizens, but all continue to seek it in the wrong places.
At this time, most so called ‘leaders’ are simply shoving game pieces around on a giant world game board, using illusion and false beliefs to bring about misguided personal agendas.
The reality is that everything anyone or any country could ever have need of is already fully present awaiting recognition. New and more evolved leaders are waiting on the side lines.
When you feel the need for some outside help, allow yourself to be intuitively guided to those working from a more enlightened level.
True and lasting peace can only happen when mankind is willing and able to leave behind the false and limiting beliefs of separation, scarcity and inadequacy.
This is what awakening is, the evolution out of the illusion of separation into the awareness of ONEness. This is what you are witnessing in the world right now and what is causing the chaos and confusion, old habits do not give up easily.
As you attain a consciousness of peace, it automatically manifests as you go about your day, no matter how seemingly ordinary.
Harmony, abundance and peace never comes from another, but rather through them, manifestations of your own attained stage of consciousness.
True peace is coming, and because it is a state of consciousness, it seems to need time to mature. Allow the illusions of obsolete world beliefs to kick and scream as much they want as they dissolve, for they hold only the power they are given, having none of their own.
Never forget that as the Divine in expression you are creators, and in the increasingly intense energies of awakening, you are creating much more quickly.
BE the peace you seek and BE the love you have looked to others for. It is a new time, a time in which you are ready to know, accept, realise and integrate the peace that you are!
Everything I have been seeking, I already am.
For more information about World Peace Meditation go to the EVENTS page on my website.
Love and Light
Authenticity and Individuality - is it lacking in our time?
To be real and authentic - what does that mean?
The following thoughts are meant to be quite provocative.
Have you ever wondered why the media wants to sell ‘one fits all’ standards?
We are told that our blood pressure of 130/80 should not change, regardless how challenging life is playing with us. And what about cholesterol? More than 4 is dangerously high we are told, even if certain hormones will no longer be sufficiently produced.
A healthy and very individual intolerance-reaction of the body from poisons, toxins and preservative loaded foods must be nipped in the bud. The body’s very own warning signs like indigestion, diarrhoea, fever or vomiting are seen as mistakes and must be attacked with pharmaceuticals, even if healthy self-regulating mechanisms are blocked this way.
What we also mean by that is, women should wear dress size 6 and wear 15 cm high heels to appear 178 cm high, even if it damages their feet. They should have at least 12D bra size, so they might invest in unnaturally looking plastic. Eyebrows need to have a particular shape, nails be perfectly manicured and being hairless is compulsory.
And men are not really better off; men should be able to impress with a trained biceps and a hairless six-pack. But their investment in the fitness studio is really nothing compared to the investment of a woman in their standard beauty. So men, if you are not up to the norm, an artificially enhanced doll might not wake up next to you, even if your viagra-enhanced virility promises heaven on earth.
It seems that without an iPhone or iPad we do not fit into the category of successful people. The average consumer is becoming less motivated in the light of a spirited and will-powered elite. But if you look closely, that elite almost sleep-walks through life and throws their hard-earned money into the big pockets of the money sucking methods of the modern beauty, anti-ageing and health industry.
Almost cloned looking people are the outcome. Now it only needs training to polish communication skills, and voila, the successful man/woman of today is complete.
But it would be simple to confront him/her now with his/her fears: ‘am I nice enough, successful enough, adapted enough, sufficiently insured for unforeseen disasters?’ It won’t be covered anyway, bad luck! But hey, your well overdrawn credit card gets charged anyway.
Oppressive drugs, glutamate and addictive chemistry in lab-made foods are obviously meant to prevent us from listening to an increasingly urgent call for awakening. Many would like to cough at this trend, but even at the first timid attempts to cough, it will be knocked on the head right away with prescribed asthma medication.
It is sad to observe that most of our potential is suppressed and lies dormant because of fear. Instead, modern man drags himself through life with difficulty and low self-esteem and fervently hopes that his many masquerades are not uncovered.
Psychics and Tarot Readers, although there are indeed many excellent professional talents among them, should instead lead us to find our way and tell us with what kind of purpose and mission we have begun our earthly lives.
Conventional education and modern upbringing pulls our children into a norm, into categories where only the best intellects are deemed to be successful. Most children’s individuality is lost on the way and their inherent divine essence becomes increasingly darkened.
Envy, resentment, jealousy, fears and anxiety, resistance to change and doubt occupies rather dominantly 90% of our thoughts.
Is that really what we want, are we even aware of it?
Do you feel strange and uneasy reading this description, even if it is well exaggerated? Could it be that perhaps there is something wrong? Is it because that it is what we honestly want? It seems that clever minds wants us all to be interchangeable and that we perfectly fit a certain standard, which everyone is so frantically trying to obtain.
Do we feel happy this way, satisfied, inspired and full of creative ideas, overflowing with feelings of irrepressible love of life and full of compassion and love for us and the lives of our co-inhabitants of our planet? If you look around, we are light years away from it. Depression, allergies, diabetes, chronic fatigue and a general uneasiness are on the rise worldwide.
Do we not secretly pull respectfully our hat for people who dare to be ‘different’, who do what they want regardless of norms and other peoples opinion. Are we not amazed and think ‘how did he/she do that? That is brave, isn’t it! Wow - this person really lives his/her individuality!’ We believe it would only be possible for some lucky individuals! The truth is far from it - it is possible for anyone and everyone to step out of a conditioned norm and be authentically themselves.
To be authentic and to live your true potential you need to be ready to take responsibility for your life. ‘Yes that’s me and I don’t mind not to fit in! But I feel comfortable with being who I am! I live my own life and no-one else is responsible for my happiness!’ Lets face it, such an attitude takes courage, determination and sometimes you might feel lonely or misunderstood. It requires love and respect for oneself. It also requires a preparedness to be rejected sometimes by people who would rather oblige to the norm, and it needs willingness to connect with people who share the same courage to live authentic and also enjoy it.
There is enough help to getting in touch with your individual aspects. Astrology for example was always able to describe peoples individuality and life paths. Personal Profiling puts your entire genetic potential on the table. If everyone starts today learning about their individuality and embracing it, we can be a community of real and authentic people tomorrow. People who support each other in living their individuality and enrich each others lives sounds like the choice for an enlightened society.
What you can do?
Become increasingly aware of your gut feelings. Learn to distinguish between your gentle voice within that tells you wether you are following your own inner guidance and the voice that leads you from a place of conditioning and conforming.
Isn’t it time to wake up and dare to be different, creating something unique, rather than continuing with dull obedience, separation, fear and more wars?
The fear of not fitting the norm imprisons the soul, living your individuality makes you free.
When I encourage living your individuality I don’t mean that only in a rebellious way, but also in a gentle, loving and respectful way.
Love and Light
Rolf Krahnert. ConsciousLiving Coach, Guide and Mentor for Transformational Processes.