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Originally posted by Skyfloating
If you closely examine the daily newspapers of...lets say...only the last 100 years, you will find out that this is nothing new. According to these, we are constantly "on the brink of total destruction". Remember the great depression? Remember WWII? The Vietnam War? 911 and "The War on Terrorism?" And now the "Great Economic Crisis of 2008".
The Wizard/Shaman is not swayed by the ever-changing winds of fear and desire but stands poised, responsible, clear and optimistic regardless of what is happening around him/her. And in this way he/she is of the greatest assistance to his fellow humans. To be a force of good in your sphere of influence...thats relevant.
Originally posted by Syntax123
I have a couple more questions.
1. Could you use the law of attraction to attract success upon others? IE, helping other people in the world achieve their dreams.
2. If there are people of many different religions who genuinely believe that everything within their religion is correct, would they manifest their beliefs?
[edit on 18-10-2008 by Syntax123]
Originally posted by GirlNextDoor
Him: Every generation thinks they're the last. Why should we be any different? WWI? WWII? You think they didn't think the world was ending?
Me: Good point. But what if it is?
Him: What can you do about it? Just enjoy your life.
I've been consciously turning from that spiral of fear, but this last week had me reeling. After a news fast and spending time outside focusing on the beauty of now, I feel back to centered and positive. It was frustrating to be caught in that cycle again, though, since I was starting to see things happen with my manifestations. Seeing things start to happen is so exciting and feels so good. I want to stay in that place!
Originally posted by TheWayISeeIt
I hear you and feel your challenge, but as a reforming hard core news junkie, I can say that w/o a doubt the quality of my life has improved by emotionally distancing myself from the events I read in the news. IMO, your husband is right on with his advice, my own mantra is 'you only get this moment once so you might as well be happy in it' .
It sounds simplistic, but it has had a powerful and postive effect on every aspect of my life as I am mindful of it 24/7. That doesn't mean other emotions don't occur but I have become so aware of anything negative shifting my mood/focus that I immediately recognize whatever it is and begin to address it.
Originally posted by TheBandit795
Btw... Sky, if you haven't read the books by Klaus Joehle, check them out. Reading the second book: "Living on Love -- The Shameful Secret" gave me a feeling of "déjà lu"