During a time of transition and societal upheaval, it is each of us who has a role to play and who can respond to the current moment. (New Updates)
Speaking of cancel culture if this project gains the necessary political power to enforce its radical all-the-way-down-the-line agenda then it is more than likely humankind will cancel all of both human culture and the biosphere too.
It has the combined resources of at least 72 right-wing think tanks and propaganda factories
I love that Hopi prophecy so much. Back in 2002 when we started the second farmers market in the country in the tiny town of Macclesfield, in South Australia, I talked about the Hopi prophecy a lot. I thought the bit about not looking outside yourself for leaders was more a metaphoric thing, because there were SO MANY amazing people doing amazing things all over the place.
Fast forward a few decades, with all the woke insanities and the bludgeoning of the Me Too movement, alongside the dumbing down of our schools and the historical amnesia spreading around the globe, Covid put the final nail in the coffin of so many people I'd respected and revered and looked up to as leaders. Noam Chomsky! Crimethinc! And if you knew anything about Australia, you'd mourn with me about how all the elders and inspired ones of the radical town of Nimbin went down with the ship of lost leadership. One of the most radical and globally best known activists from Nimbin, Benny Zable, went on the cover of the Sydney Morning Herald, saying he'd be the first one to line up for the shot!!
My heart broke with how many people I admired, that joined the bully club of mainstream accepted opinions. How many friends who didn't want to be friends with my unpopular choices. How many family members ignoring me even more than before. How few people were willing to stand up for their up stream beliefs.
You stayed just as inspirational, so thank you for that. And RFK certainly rose to the challenge. And Charles Eisenstein gave me a lot of relief during the dark days. And Mark Passio stayed as strong and righteous as ever.
And it occurred to me that maybe this is how we get to the not looking outside of ourselves for leaders. Being more forced than encouraged by the rarity of our times. Because the only way through and out and up is with each other in community.
As western civilisation finally enters the sunset, and the roman empire finally dies, all the kings and queens and committees and pedestals and heirarchies need to die with it, so we can emerge as conscious communities who walk our talk and lead ourselves and each other into a future of love and hope and healing......
Here is my prophesy...
RFK gets barred from running and runs on his own ticket and spits real truth, no holds barred this time
Trump gets barred from running and runs on his own tickets and spits real truth, no holds barred this time
They both join forces and shatter the 2 party system forever.
The scales fall from the eyes of the people and a new era is born
this to me is the essence.
What are you doing?
What are your relationships?
Are you in right relation?
Where is your water?
Know your garden.
It is time to speak your truth.
Create your community.
Be good to each other.
And do not look outside yourself for your leader.
And out of this Create your community
the Hopi prophecy inspired me to write this as a submission for a spot writing for CE:
Here I am; a rabbit-hole aficionado. Just like this. I am a 65 year old gal whose expiration date came and went. I am wandering the path of duality with a underpinning of non duality.
I am working on:
Reframing the traumas as ‘resourceful towards the goal’, moving my focus off of the traumas to the imaginings of not traumas (for example: reframing this… I feel virtue signaled by almost everyone).
Being okay with the symptoms of being poisoned: obesity, tooth decay, cholesterol and high blood pressure issues, pain, big reactions that need a fair amount of space to process thru without dragging other people into it, WITHOUT going to psychiatrists/councilors, doctors or dentists (as they currently are arising from this social structure). Wtf, right?
***Seeing ‘being poisoned’ without judgement
and watching the stories
as they come up
with a mindfulness of deconstruction.***
I am a gal who has motored through the realization of all the poisonings she has/is experiencing, because deconstruction releases ‘importance’, (that ‘deciding’ aspect, the push and/or pull of it).
That realization that this ‘reality’ could be or somehow already is much different than my perception of it (dystopian/crazy) and the ensuing confusion (cognitive dissonance) have kept me busy for about 16 years.
That is a way to frame my journey. There might be other ways to frame it. I am ‘not knowing’ about all that. For now.
Our Creator, GOD, generator operator destroyer, has chosen this time/dimension/space to take all who are open beyond this plane, elevate us to a fresh clean existence. There are those who will choose to stay on this plane and this is their place. Though I get confused, I find the stillness within myself and filled with the love inside all who have a soul. I believe there are soleless beings among us but this is not my business, I must keep my focus within my own self and choose with my heart/instincts those who will be on a similar journey with love in their hearts. Keep it simple for truth and love are all.
It is my firm belief that Christ, as in “Jesus, the Son of God,” is WHO “we” have been waiting for and have longed to know. I think it’s beautiful that you included the Hopi prophecy, though not included or announced within the text as a claim of God given spiritual guidance, the prophecy does makes me question, if it’s not of and from God, who then did the Hopi rely upon for the words?
I’m including Romans 12 as a reference and guide that is spiritually sound, authored by Paul the Apostle, while he was in Corinth in the mid-50s AD which the words written by Paul were given to him and inspired directly by and through God. It is my desire to share this wisdom for all of our edification and inspiration as we continue to seek the truth in all things! I appreciate and respect your efforts to gain more understanding of our human condition and how we can come together to build each other up in heart and head as we face such rampant evil in the world. 🤗
1 Therefore I urge you, brothers, on account of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.
3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but think of yourself with sober judgment, according to the measure of faith God has given you.
4 Just as each of us has one body with many members, and not all members have the same function, 5 by so in Christ we who are many are one body, and each member belongs to one another.
6 We have different gifts according to the grace given us. If one’s gift is prophecy, let him use it in proportion to his faith; 7 if it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; 8 if it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is giving, let him give generously; if it is leading, let him lead with diligence; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully.
9 Love must be sincere. Detest what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Outdo yourselves in honoring one another. 11 Do not let your zeal subside; keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. 12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, persistent in prayer. 13 Share with the saints who are in need. Practice hospitality.
A lovely piece and thank you for reminding me of the Hopi's, I have not checked in with them in years.
I love your emphasis on being the leaders we are already looking for, it has always been that truth. Yet more recently, I have begun to consider the ramifications of leading. In the sense that in trying to enlighten others to what is going on in this world right now, the many fundemental changes, freedoms and concepts of humanity that are being incrementally stripped from us as a whole, I am also choosing to be a thief- a thief of joy, and that is an almost unbearable burden to the soul.🤔😐😭
A necessary burden I understand, but seeing the double look of disbelief, then horror, then overwhelm, and finally sadness and either anger or apathy, either way, I'm stealing what little peace from they may have in this world, for what? A slow war that has no tangible "front" and no definitive outcome for them to look to. 🤷♀️🤷♀️ I guess that is part of the leadership burden. Then what of those, who never chased leadership, just wanted their quiet corner of the world, to be allowed to continue to be?🤔😐🤷♀️
"I wrote this piece for my personal Substack yesterday but had some further thoughts I wanted to include today."
The less intelligent a person is
The more they have to worry about
What other people think of them.
It is a survival mechanism.