The Other Good News in December
December may contain the darkest night of the year…and these last two years certainly seem like the darkest in the world during my life but…
…ever since I was a wee child, I was soothed when facing tough times with “It’s always darkest before the dawn.”
And so life is. So life goes. Night. Day. Dark and light. Again, I am reminded by some truth seekers and truth tellers — light workers filled with love, that we as a humanity are on the brink of something so bright it may feel like the expanding light of the summer solstice instead.
A Not So Blind Faith
I cherish inspirational thinkers like Alan Cohen and his succoring, down to earth story telling style. I recently received a wonderful message from him. So wonderful, I want to share it with you…and bolster the power of Light against the Evils overshadowing the world. Here’s some tidings from his recent message on the dynamism of positive intention and faith:
His first story featured Dr. Robert Muller, the former Assistant to the Secretary General of the UN. When Muller received his draft notice for the Nazi army he bought some champagne and invited friends to instead celebrate his “getting out of going into the army.” After all, he was a compassionate pacifist. He had absolutely no idea how he would get the necessary paperwork to avoid the draft but had faith it would happen. Miraculous synchronicity pulled through.
My personal experience occurred decades ago. When newlywed and in debt with a new house and vehicles, we transformed the devastating news of my husband’s job loss by sharing a fabulous meal at the most expensive restaurant in town. Ever since then, downfalls are countered with a rather extravagant (and uplifting) meal. I’m not saying we go wild beyond our means or process events in denial per se; we simply don’t allow ourselves to succumb to doom, and skip to celebrating instead.
“At your lowest point, prepare for your greatest good.” ~ Metaphysical Minister Reverend Ike
That reminds me of other encouragement I’ve received along the way, “When you are down, there is no where to go but UP!”
While fear and uncertainty dominate our times, Cohen reminds us, that just as Dr. Muller did, we can “generate the brightest future by celebrating it even before we see it manifested.”
Sometimes I simply say thank you in advance of an outcome. This has proved successful for everything from surgeries to stalled negotiations.
What You See is What You Get
In a way, I am not surprised at the state of our world. After all, Hollywood’s been projecting violence, cruelty and profanity for decades. Big Tech’s programming and “anti-social” media contribute and strengthen the darkness too. In the Law of Attraction, like invites like. It’s no wonder we are now experiencing worldwide insanity with power overruling compassion, cancel culture vs tolerance, and masses on anti-depressants and anti-anxiety meds, ramped up immorality, widespread drug use and lawlessness.
But, there is always the other side of the coin (or as I prefer, the Tao’s Taijitu).
“Determine resolutely to expect only what you desire, then you will attract only what you wish for.” ~ Ralph Trine
Acting as If
If humankind wants to feel better, we need to think and act better for humankind. Instead of falling prey to the dark narrative, consciously shift focus to feeling happy, content. Doing so attracts more of the same energy and expands like those ripples in the pond. But, each of us needs to do our part. Cohen offers these questions to help achieve that state:
“If you knew that you would be well taken care of, and the new year would be prosperous and healthy for you and your loved ones, how would you be preparing for 2022?
“How would a person of deep faith proceed?
“What kind of energy would you exude and pass along to fearful people if you knew that a happy outcome to all things is sure?”
Supercharge envisioning these possibilities with feeling the feeling — is it exhilaration? Relief? Joy? A beaming smile…? Then act as if you already feel that way — even before it’s happened.
Hope Through Higher Visions
The second story Cohen relayed was a Star Wars movie scene where Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker use hypnotic suggestion to infiltrate the Empire’s command post. When they approach the guards at the gate, Obi-Wan waves his hand and says, “We’re not the ones you’re looking for.” The guard turns to the other guard and says, “They’re not the ones we’re looking for,” and allows the two in. Cohen explains that Obi-Wan’s intention for success was stronger than the guard’s intention to resist them, so his higher vision prevailed.
When the light and the dark meet, light always prevails. ~Alan Cohen
In his last illustration of the power of positive intention, Cohen reiterates a scenario around automobile maverick Preston Tucker. After introducing revolutionary car safety ideas in 1948 (which became standards years later) intimidated competitors filed charges to bring Tucker before a senate committee. However, Tucker didn’t sweat it out during the committee proceedings. Instead he focused on his passions and calmly doodled a revolutionary new refrigerator!
As Cohen sees it, Robert Muller, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Preston Tucker refused to be daunted by apparently adverse circumstances. Instead, they fixated on an outcome that far transcended the predicament they seemed to be in. As a result, they generated the outcome of their choice.
Imagine that life is working in your favor even when it appears to be working against you. ~ Alan Cohen
The Road of Love Leads to Light
To some, all of this sounds too simple, like hocus pokus magic. But I say, be open minded. To gain the clearest answer simply consider how you feel — when filled with fear — or filled with hope and love. Each of has the power to pick and choose what occupies our minds and hearts.
Consider the effects of this worldwide darkened journey of ccp/covid lockdowns. Suicides, break-ups and losses are numerous. More people are isolated and tethered to technology (and MSM’s propaganda) working from home. Perhaps some sleep so soundly they do not realize that by subscribing to the hurtful narrative they are also blindly solidifying that same hate and divisiveness. How many more people are now valuing quality time and appreciation for loved ones and each other?
Those of us who remain are weary of the incessant dark energy, but continue striving toward the truth filled-light. Some truth seekers and truth tellers are signaling the light is brightening. And soon.
As a child, Dorothy’s challenging journey to the world of Oz perplexed me. Why did she have to endure hardships only to discover the answer was simple and she had it all the time? We, as humanity, have also had the answer all the time. As became crystal clear to me this morning, our yellow brick road of light IS simply loving each other…
Cohen suggests that “those who prepare for greater things can offset much of the dark energy and tilt the balance of destiny. Even if things don’t turn out exactly as you expect, one thing is for sure: When you prepare for the best, you dramatically increase the likelihood of the best coming about. Sometimes having the party before the victory paves the way for the victory.”
Are you ready to celebrate? I sure as Heaven am! Let’s illuminate the way to glory with Love. It is the only answer.
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