Currently most of us don't feel that we have a lot of say or choice in how our world is run. We are witness every day to undelivered promises or actions that are taken by our government on our behalf. We feel helpless and we often disassociate with any responsibility we have and sit back and blame 'them' for everything that is wrong with this world.
Large corporations and government got in bed together. No politician that would fairly represent the aspirations of ordinary people will currently be allowed to get to power.
Politicians were not born evil, greedy or with a disregard for everyone else's needs. They merely don't have a lot of say themselves right now. If they move left, they might upset a large corporation, if they move right they might upset a country that they promised to support. Is it just a few select people in the government that consumed from these companies? No, we all did! We wanted more, we we created the false need for more, we imported more, we desired the status that comes with more, we became tied to more.
They are between a rock and a hard place and EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US put them there!
How do we create change?
We cannot answer our problems from a state of blame. Firstly we must move to a state of complete alignment. A pure perspective.
Meditation is one way to do this.
When you begin to access the stillness of a quite mind, you realise that you are not your mind after all. You are not your individual thoughts or your individual feelings. You are more than your fear and worries, you are part of a greater interconnected whole. What you do to yourself, you do to others. What you do to others, you do to yourself.
You are a dormant cell in the living organism that is earth, following the herd unquestioningly, until.........you allow full awareness and consciousness.
You then activate and become the cell that individually takes the responsibility for the only thing that you can...yourself. From this understanding comes great change, thus inspiring other cells to change earths current story.
When you look around you from the purest perspective without constraints and engrained disempowerment and fear, you can now ask some important questions.... Do I like the world I see around me? What will our future look like if we continue on the path we are on?
This is what happens when you recognise that you're a unique individual within a Collective whole and why it's so important to get yourself to that state...
You realise that you're just one person and therefore only responsible for your OWN actions and not your kids, siblings, parents, colleagues and friends actions/reactions/choices and happiness. (Less people to worry about! Sounds blissful does it not?)
You stop blaming others for how YOU feel and release them from having to act or be a certain way before you can be happy. (relationships will become stronger and deeper if we accept people as they are and we in turn feel accepted for who we are)
You go from the 'us' and 'them' mentality, to embracing your responsibility as an individual within a collective. (Instead of blaming the government you accept what you as an individual have done to create the situation we are in now, and more importantly, what you can do NOW)
When you look at your idea of an ideal world, does it look like the one we have now? We are destroying the world around us, the rainforest, the oceans, the accelerated use of non biodegradable waste.
We are the consumers that fuel corporate greed!
We individually can make HUGE changes!!!
Stuff is stuff and we need to create a healthy relationship with it.
Disassociate with how you look/dress to how you feel inside.
Disassociate with how much you have, being a reflection of who you are.
Be grateful for and fully enjoy what you already do have! Allow it to be enough.
Don't allow these changes to create any superiority! Everyone is only responsible for their own journey and should go on it at their own pace!!
Simply remove the judgment from how other people look, dress and how much they have from who they are as a person.
"If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night with a mosquito!" - African proverb