This 2-minute segment from CBS Sunday Morning is a gift for all the heavy hearts at this time in history. Jimmy Gilleece, from Wrightsville Beach, N.C., went to super-human lengths to help a customer who lost a wallet at Jimmy’s, his bar.
These blog posts form a collection. They are a treasure trove of food for thought to spark conversation. So, grab a cup of consciousness, tour around, chew on some tasty transformation, and let’s talk!
IS THE WORLD ABOUT TO CHANGE IN A FUNDAMENTAL WAY?
“Could extraterrestrials help us save the Earth?”
“We’d have to be dead above the neck if we weren’t interested in this.”
This New York Magazine piece comes on the heels of a The New York Times article that let us know about government interest in UFOs. More and more stories that came from the fringe are all of a sudden popping up in mainstream media.
The Universe is a Green Dragon, by Brian Swimme, is a map of the universe – where it came from and what we are doing in it. I’ve bought more than a thousand copies. It’s the most important book I’ve ever read. See all the 5-star reviews, including mine, that will bowl you over with how unusual and how wonderful this book is: http://tinyurl.com/yda35saz
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This gun thing is making me mad. What is wrong with us that Japan has no school shootings and that we ignore the gun regulations they employ? HELLO OUT THERE. I’m talking to us. My side. We are ignoring what would fix this problem. Show everyone this video and the whole thing is solved. How come I never knew anything about Japan’s success until I stumbled on this video? This is insane.
I have the same sort of feelings about our prison system. Norway has one that works. Their recidivism rate is 20% and ours is 76.6%. Why aren’t we having any conversations about their radically different way of treating prisoners? Michael Moore even did a segment about this in his recent documentary, and it’s more insanity that it’s still unknown.
It’s urgent that humanity become a caring species. We are in it together. Gun regulations and prison reforms can be the forerunners of revamping everything to run on caring instead of on the greed and vengeance that we are run by now. We have the information about what works. It is incontrovertible. Let’s hear from you. How can everyone get wised up?
I want life to be a good time. Not a chore but an adventure. It’s not forever, and what there is of it should be rich. Think of bathing in beauty. And accomplishing things. On the march toward what Charles Eisenstein calls “the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible,” a leap is in order to where a feeling of connection would be omnipresent. I want to help that leap come about.
It was eye-opening to listen to a panel after the State of the Union address. When asked if they would vote for Trump in 2020, the six Republicans gave rousing yeses. They’d previously dwelt on how happy they were with the economy – the stock market, employment, impending tax savings. They don’t pay attention to anything but money. They don’t care what lies Trump tells. They’re not evaluating their support with that in mind. As we grow blue in the face trying to impress them with Trump’s inadequacies, we might as well be speaking Chinese. Nothing we say matters. Other people don’t matter. The health of the planet doesn’t matter The only thing that matters is what makes people richer.
Whatever we do should be informed by the understanding that the Trump electorate only pays attention to the material world. When we put our heads together, we shouldn’t spend any energy trying to convince people of how anti-Trump they should be. Trump people don’t even care about Trump. It’s just that he’s the President and the economy is doing well. For the rest of us, it’s a graphic example of what a worldview based on materialism gets you, and it tells us we should be as creative as we can be about shifting from a greed-based worldview to where caring about each other is as important as caring about ourselves.
Another thought is about a change of personal perception that would help with that. Get that you’re of the vastness that birthed you, that’s holding you and feeding you while you live along. Most people think of life as seeking – for success, for self-improvement, for enlightenment – but, instead, think of being in the good stuff. Relax, stay calm, trust your envelopment in the source, and do your best. Recognize obstacles but don’t identify with them. Your life isn’t the duality of you against the universe, struggling and even breaking through. No, it’s you recognizing you are the miracle that life is, ever aware of your anchor in stardust as you field any blows that come along.
This article was published in RSN News online
by Suzanne Taylor
Producer, Filmmaker, Speaker, Author
Shifting to a compassion-based worldview
How can we turn the world around? Let’s shape our thoughts for what can be.
With recent stories in The New York Times, there’s newfound interest in what might be coming from elsewhere. It’s as per what I gave my hosts to send out in invites for my talks about crop circles:
The God of Science Took a Nap
..and nothing else has awakened the world to the magic of the crop circle phenomenon…
When news of the crop circle phenomenon hit, in 1990, science turned its back. Here’s Wikipedia today: “a consensus among scientists that the circles are man-made. (What to say about one citation being Skeptical Inquirer, and the other being a professor from Oregon who writes debunking articles in high-minded publications like Nature?)
Two scientists no longer with us, who had world-class credentials, believed otherwise, and they are a lifeline to what is one of the most, if not THE most, fascinating thing going on in the world. I’ll show you the phenomenon through their eyes. The evidence is there. All that needs to happen is for attention to be paid.
Although hoaxers have come to do beautiful, well-designed formations, there are aspects to the circles that go far beyond stomping down crop. But, sleeping science is ignoring the results from a lab run by one of its own, who published more than 50 articles in scientific journals.
What would happen if we discovered other intelligent life? With lab reports indicating we can’t make the changes to the biology of the plants or to the chemistry of the soil of crop circles, we don’t need to shake hands with aliens to change our mindset. As John Mack, one of the open-minded scientists, said, “Crop circles are the most extraordinary crossover from the other dimension in the history of the human race.” What would happen if this were accepted as true is something mind-bending to talk about!