Underpinning any truly alarming or thoroughly obnoxious mass event is a subtle communication emanating from the spiritual roots of human consciousness. We co-create such events so that deep-seated unconscious psychological issues are brought into our conscious awareness. The more shocking the event, the more important it is for us to decipher and heed the encapsulated message if we are to change our future reality to a more compassionate and loved-filled one for humanity.
The race for the Republican nomination for the US presidency is one such example of an alarming mass event spiritually calculated to shock us into examining a core issue within our Western psyche. I am truly grateful to Donald Trump for bringing into view, through wearing the high visibility jacket of his bombastic personality, a superficial set of odious beliefs that stem from and blanket the core issue. Moreover, I have to say that Mr. Trump, although clearly unaware of his title role of devil’s advocate in this revealing rumpus, has my deepest appreciation, if not my vote. (Actually, he can’t have my vote as I’m British, but you get what I mean.)
I’m afraid I’ve neglected my Blog page over the last couple of months due to much of my time being spent preparing my long-awaited online course. My last post was around the start of the desperate migrant crisis in Europe, and in giving my opinion and sharing my thoughts on the matter, the Natural Principle of Compassion was highlighted. As the Dalai Llama alluded to back in the 15th Century, practicing compassion is an absolute must for our survival in the physical realm. For the individual, compassion, expressing kindness, is often seen as something we do for others. We tend to neglect ourselves when practicing compassion, unaware that self-compassion is equally important to our personal well-being.
Which is why I have created the Mastery of Self-compassion online course.
There are many self-development, self-improvement, self-realization, and life-coaching courses and workshops out there these days. Over the past 30 years, I have done quite a few of them. A few of the few had a profound affect upon me at the time. I remember my mind being temporarily “altered” by a week-long intensive Psychosynthesis course back in 1989. My perception of speed when driving home (after not driving the entire week) was mesmerized by how fast it was possible to move, and I had an almost palpable sense of responsibility as I drove my dangerous half-ton box of metal through the streets of London. I simply couldn’t bare going faster than 25 m.p.h. And this of a 35 year-old male! The drive home took a while.
The Psychosynthesis course came at the start of a lengthy period of self-discovery, a period I know now will continue for the rest of my life. Like all the other courses I’ve attended, what I might have learned from the experience takes very little time to fade into insignificance. I’ll look through my notes after a year or two and wonder why I wrote “NB” next to an entry.
I often finish work just before 6pm so that I can settle down on the sofa with a glass of Merlot and a handful of nuts to watch the BBC news. Last Wednesday’s opening story had me in despair before I could put glass to lip or crunch a walnut. Quite rightly, in my opinion, the BBC showed images that for once were truly disturbing. Their report showed pictures of a Turkish police officer carrying the body of a small boy from a beach. The boy, Aylan, his brother and mother had drowned in a desperate attempt to reach a Greek island within the European Community. When I thought about it a little later in the evening, I became alarmed as to my “normal” state of insensitivity. I realized that it had taken such harrowing images to arouse one of the foremost “Natural Principles” within me.
Compassion is that foremost Natural Principle
I say alarmed, as it would appear that in order for events of human suffering in other areas of the world to truly grab my attention these days, ever more shocking input is required from my outer senses. It’s no longer enough to read or hear of hundreds of migrants perishing in the waters of the Mediterranean, or of dozens of refugees suffocating to death in the back of a truck in Austria, or of asylum seekers risking life and limb to scramble over razor wire at the Channel Tunnel entrance, for me to sit up and focus.
Listed within this book are a set of “Natural Principles.” Gleaned from spiritual and metaphysical literature, they provide you with an ethical and vital code by which to live your life. They are derived from the natural forces, the “laws of the inner universe,” that drive everything in existence.
The Natural Principles are not a set of laws or commandments from on high; they are a purified set of behavioral guidelines—primarily mental behavioral guidelines—unadulterated by institutional dogma.
Announcing the publication of my new eBook on Amazon Kindle on June 27th. It will be priced at $4.99 on publication – however, when I return from vacation on July 2nd, I shall run a promotional campaign which will include a 5-day period where the eBook will be free. No prizes for guessing where I’ve been on vacation!
The primary aim of this book is to help get you through humanity’s “shift in consciousness.”
The fact that you are reading this suggests that it’s doubtful you haven’t heard about this so-called “Shift,” but whether you’ve heard about it or not, it’s likely you’ll ask yourself, “What’s it got to do with me?”
The Shift is a psychological Mass Event that will eventually affect everyone. It is an evolutionary transition within the collective psyche of the human race. That is, the psychological patterning that we consensually adhere to, on who we Continue reading “How To Be In Divine Love”