November 2015

Interpretations

How many interpretations can be added to one word?
To add personal meaning to a word is an assumption that the meaning of the word is personally understood. So, a single word that in reality carries only one interpretation, can carry many different understandings of the word.
How we choose the meaning of the words we use is based on past learning, yet everyone says that the past is over. How can it be over if every word we use has been assigned a specific individual meaning that we learned from the past? Whole interpretations require that we all agree to come from a space where all meaning is the same. Yet we applaud ourselves on our differences. Differences work only in natural ability we were born with, and then the skills that are applied to enhance this natural ability. Word interpretations should come from the same place and should reflect what is the same, instead of what is different….and we wonder why no one can get along. No one understands anyone else!
Take the word marriage for example. How many ways has the single word marriage been interpreted? In some religions, marriage means multiple partners for one sex. In others it means a union between one man and one woman, and yet in other religions, a union between same two of the same sex is perfectly acceptable. How are we to know what is truth, and how can truth be true in a world that promotes individualized interpretations and separate meanings in one word?
Another word is money. How many people express their understanding of money in ways that do not necessarily promote whole happiness. Greed does not promote whole happiness, as the value in whole happiness is shared, not hidden.
The truth is, most of the interpretations of the words were distorted long before we began to use them. The Living Language that is used to promote peace and well being for all has been forgotten in time. Perhaps it is time to begin to seek for this forgotten Living Language that has been buried in time and remember Who We really are. After all, it is our internal language that determines where we will end up in life, not circumstances. If we are looking for truth, we must look someplace other than where we believe we personally understand it can be found. Either we have a united front of whole understanding, or stand alone and go nowhere. To wholly communicate is communion. This is how our world will be saved.

Getting out of the comfort zone

If you are feeling stuck and not getting anywhere in your life,
fear maybe one of the reasons.
In order for you to move forward to make positive changes and get what you truly want in your life,
you have to have courage to get out of your comfort zone and take an action.
Change will happen with your new choice and new actions.

When you choose something new or different and shift the energy,
you will get different results/outcome.
Your intention and conscious choice can make a difference in everything you do.
Letting go of old is necessary for you to have new.
Everything is changing and shifting.
It is just the nature of life.
We are here to evolve and go higher in consciousness.

Recently I attended three day seminar and as an assignment I had to read a book called
“Who moved my cheese?”
This is a short story and it is fun to read.
It talks about how important it is for us to get out of the comfort zone to find what we really want.
I loved the message in this short story. I highly recommend you read it.

I have been practicing choosing something new or different consciously to shift the energy and change my life.
Often time I feel like doing the same thing as I used to.
When it happens, I just have to quiet my mind, surrender, let go, and listen to the divine within me.
And follow the guidance.
Somehow everything works out perfectly.

How about you? Are you listening to the inner voice in your heart that is giving you a message?
Maybe universe is sending you a signal to make changes in your life:
work, relationships, business, living situation/location, your attitude, mindset, belief, etc.

You can let go of your fear, get out of your comfort zone, and take an action.
Have courage to make a positive change in your life.
Now is the time.
And remember that you are always guided and supported.

Love, light, & infinite power!
Chiwa Higashi
http://ShineLightNow.com/english

*I found this story (Who moved my cheese?)
as a movie on Youtube. It is fun to watch! Enjoy!

School subjects

My gratitude for my upbringing and schooling is warming my heart every single day! I have been lucky! I had the privilege to be taught by some of the finest minds in the world and receive a great education in many different ways. AND this gives me the enthusiasm to continue ‘moving forward’ and hold visions of an updated school image globally as a new standard in the near future…NOW!
A school system where next to Mathematics, English and Science equally includes subjects such as :
a) Profound Relationships builder (on Friendship, Family, Social & Work code)
b) The source of Self-esteem
c) Communication/Language (choice of words, structures and delivery of our message)
d) Health (Nutrition, Exercise, Emotions)
e) The power of the unconscious mind & belief systems
f) Financial Language & Financial Freedom (Money Management & Money Making)
g) How to go after your dreams & aspirations
h) Contribution & Collaboration
i) Traditions & Innovation
Would those not raise our awareness for the real world as well?
I am confident it is a matter of time, governments and academics are looking into them as I write these words.
There is definitely enough evidence for their need and more than enough material to write the school books on those subjects.
It is just a matter of time!
Eleni Sarantinou
www.life-spheres.com
Co-author ‘The Change 6’

A Spiritual Conspiracy

On the surface of the world right now there is war and violence and things seem dark. But calmly and quietly, at the same time, something else is happening underground.

An inner revolution is taking place and certain individuals are being called to a higher light.

It is a silent revolution.
From the inside out. From the ground up.

This is a Global operation. A Spiritual Conspiracy.

There are sleeper cells in every nation on the planet.

You won’t see us on the TV.
You won’t read about us in the newspaper.
You won’t hear about us on the radio.
We don’t seek any glory.
We don’t wear any uniform.
We come in all shapes and sizes, colours and styles.

Most of us work anonymously. We are quietly working behind the scenes in every country and culture of the world.

Cities big and small, mountains and valleys, in farms and villages, tribes and remote islands.

You could pass by one of us on the street and not even notice. We go undercover. We remain behind the scenes.

It is of no concern to us who takes the final credit, but simply that the work gets done.

Occasionally we spot each other in the street. We give a quiet nod and continue on our way.

During the day many of us pretend we have normal jobs.

But behind the false store front, at night, is where the real work takes a place.

Some call us the Conscious Army.

We are slowly creating a new world with the power of our minds and hearts. We follow, with passion and joy.

Our orders come from the Central Spiritual Intelligence.

We are dropping soft, secret love bombs when no one is looking:

Poems ~ Hugs ~ Music ~ Photography ~ Movies ~ Kind words ~ Smiles ~ Meditation and prayer ~ Dance ~ Social activism ~ Websites ~ Blogs ~ Random acts of kindness…

We each express ourselves in our own unique ways, with our own unique gifts and talents.

Be the change you want to see in the world – That is the motto that fills our hearts.

We know it is the only way real transformation takes place.

We know that quietly and humbly we have the power of all the oceans combined.

Our work is slow and meticulous, like the formation of mountains. It is not even visible at first glance and yet with it, entire tectonic plates shall be moved in the centuries to come.

Love is the new religion of the 21st century.

You don’t have to be a highly educated person or have any exceptional knowledge to understand it. It comes from the intelligence of the heart.

Embedded in the timeless evolutionary pulse of all human beings.

Be the change you want to see in the world. Nobody else can do it for you.

We are now recruiting, perhaps you will join us, or already have.

All are welcome, the door is open

Poem edited from an essay by Brian Piergrossi

And our numbers continue to increase daily, weekly, minute by minute.
We are changing the vibration of our Planet to one of peace, unconditional love and hope for the future.

diana@beingnaturallyhealthy.com
www.beingnaturallyhealthy.com

Creating Your Abundant Life

Creating Your Abundant Life

You may wonder from time to time — what is the difference between people who become the best they can be, and those who are stuck, and are unable to progress?

Which sort of person are you?

There was a point in time when I, myself, was stuck, so don’t feel alone or diminished if you are not progressing at this moment in time. You have the ability, just as I did, to make constructive changes in your life and overcome any obstacles.

There are many who have lived difficult lives, coping with incredible challenges and situations, but still they triumph. I believe these fortunate people have learned to practice three things:

-Looking at life in a positive light.
-Thinking in a way that brings forth this positive light and…
-Feeling empowered by this way of thinking.

You may believe that this sounds incredibly simple. But we need to put these concepts into practice before reaping the rewards from discovering your Plus.

For me the journey on this path began when I needed to overcome my difficulties with communicating. As a child, my severe stutter was an obstacle in school as well as socially. How did I come to see the world in a positive light while I was faced with such a challenge? I still was able to see the value and beauty in my world, and the time afforded me when I was reluctant to speak, made me a strong listener, providing years of training that proved valuable to me as a therapist years down the road. Maybe as a child I did not yet have this insight, but I could still appreciate listening to stories being told, or the problems of a close friend, or the words to a moving song. And all this while I faced my own difficulties of expressing myself verbally. Eventually I found all the rewards of listening with a keenness that arose from my shortcoming, and this ended up empowering me with great strength and empathy. So look at life in a positive light, think in a positive light, and you will find yourself empowered too…

You will be Your Best when you are empowered by Your Plus.

For Your abundant life!

Tom Erik Green
Psychologist and Plusmentor

http://theplus.eu/blogarticles1

Advocating For Your Child

Hello everyone, my name is Wendy C Li and I had the honor of contributing to the latest edition of The Change 7 book series. I write what I know and I know a lot of pain; physical and emotional. If asked I would take physical over emotional pain any day.

Since my son, Alex was 9 years old his mental health slowly deteriorated. We sought out psychiatrists, therapists, special needs specialists but nothing was working. We followed their recommendations including 3 stints in pediatric psyche wards, 16 visits by the local police department, endless trips to the ER on 51/50 holds and god only knows how many attempts trying to take his life or attack me. We lived in a state of crisis for two years but the breaking point was the day Alex took a chair to my bedroom doors breaking them down trying to get to me.

I now had to make one of the hardest decisions as a parent and that was to have Alex, now 11 voluntarily removed from our home. It took every ounce of my being to send my little boy away. In the back of my mind I knew that I had a limited time to save my son from a dangerous path he was heading down.

I felt as though I was betraying Alex when I made that final phone call, “my son needs to leave my home today.” I was under the naive impression that this would be a time for my family to heal and I would learn the skills needed to manage a child who is emotionally disturbed. But our crisis was not over, it had only just begun. We were working closely with the only people that I was told could help and that was Child Protective Services. I was informed that being this was voluntary I would remain in control of the decisions for Alex. But the reality was that I cut off from him and treated like a criminal.

The people that I stupidly trusted took everything from me, Alex was now a ward of the court and the judge and lawyers were the ones in the driver seat. I had no visitation, phone calls and limited access to what treatment Alex was receiving. The lawyers and case managers put in their reports and were throwing around words like abusive mom and Munchhausen Bi-proxy. I could not believe how things were unfolding and I was disgusted with all of them.

As the months went on I didn’t care what they wanted to label me with, this was not about pride this was about getting help for my son. He was in a level 14 group home which is the highest level that the state of California offers for emotionally disturbed children. He was getting intense therapy and was in the hands of the specialists.

At the annual court review the judge took a moment to assure me that he had read every report thoroughly and that I was doing everything that was asked of me. My jaw dropped when he apologized and said that he was sorry, “we did not realize how ill your son was.” Not that it wiped the past year of pain away but it was a small consolation to know others appreciated my continual advocating for my regardless of the road blocks.

This experience was an eye opener into a world that I was not familiar with and the more I researched the more disgusted I became with the system. I have now taken on the challenge to advocate for other families and hope to change the way our special needs children are cared for.

Families have been through enough trauma dealing with their child, getting help should not re-traumatize them.

The foundation of wellness is….

YOU.

I used to tell people that all illness and disease is rooted in nutrition but I now know that’s not true. It’s part of the lie that has led the human race to the deplorable health situation being experienced around the globe. I now know that all illness and disease is rooted in our inability to take care of ourselves.

I am honestly going to scream if I hear one more person say, “Stop focusing on yourself and you’ll feel better.” Service is indeed a wonderful thing and I do believe that it is indeed part of a life filled with wellness BUT we cannot properly care for or serve others if we don’t know how to properly care for and serve ourselves.

It is not selfish for a new mother to take to shower, dress or feed herself. If she removes herself from the equation then the child – the precious new little life she grew and brought into this world – becomes the problem. The child is not the problem. Her inability to care for herself IS the problem. Seems simple, doesn’t it? I know that it is not so simple.

How do we go about caring for and loving ourselves so that we can turn around and care for and love those around us?

Priorities. If you were to list your priorities would you be on the list? I’ve seen lists that look very much like this:

* God
* spouse
* children
* job/business
* everything else

That’s a good list BUT it doesn’t include self.

The scriptures counsel us to “Love thy neighbor as thyself” and it’s become painfully clear that there aren’t very many of us loving ourselves. Because this is true, then how on earth can we ever be expected to truly love our neighbor. This hit me really hard a few years ago when I realized that I didn’t really like me and I certainly didn’t love me, which completely explained why I was feeling trapped in my life. I had nowhere to run because I’d have to take me along to the new place. So the only option was to change myself. I had to become someone I was interested in and wanted to spend time with. That was the only path to take. It scared me but I remembered that there would always be someone to help guide me along the journey….me and Heavenly Father.

You see the priority list, in my opinion, really needs to read like this:

* God and self
* spouse
* children
* job/business
* everything else

The moment we place ourself AND God as top priorities is the moment that miracles begin to happen within us and around us. It’s when we begin to be taught by the creator what He sees within us. It’s when we are taught the depth of what is and are given the tour of a lifetime into our own divine nature and individual worth. It’s when we are taught about our inherent greatness and when people and opportunities are brought into our lives in such a way that we have no choice but to change and become better. It’s when we make necessary changes and then ask, “What’s next? What do I improve now?”

We never stop improving ourselves. We never stop learning, growing, becoming better. If you believe that one day you’ll be done, you’re going to be greatly disappointed. You won’t ever be done. You will be able to get yourself to a point where taking care of self and others is simple and does indeed bring you joy and peace.

How will you take care of YOU today?

Angie (www.AttractingWellness.com)

Life’s A Gift

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Time for Oneness

The energy is higher now on earth
and we, as a humanity, are becoming more aware of our Divine selves.
As we connect with our true selves, we are also connecting with Others as one consciousness.
It is time for all of us to create a community, like The Change Book series,
to work together, support each other, and create the world based on Oneness.
I feel blessed to be a part of “The Change book “ community.

The illusion of separation is fading away as we raise our consciousness to higher level.
It is an exciting time for all of us.
Thank you, Jim & Jim, for creating this book series.
It is so perfect at this time of Human history.
We all need each other and we need to work together to spread the light, love, & peace,
and bring change into this world.

Love, light, & gratitude!
Chiwa Higashi

http://ShineLightNow.com/english

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