June 7th, 2015
Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self.
This week we focus on going deeper in our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. This understanding then guides us to take appropriate action in our personal lives as well as in the "outer" world. Sometimes those actions, as evidenced by Barry Vissell, are risky and on the adventurous side. At other times, Barbara Berger reminds us, our actions are best to be kept on the minimal side, as in "let go and give others space to be" (in the case of her article, she is referring to how we raise our children).
However it is important to realize and remember that we are all connected and we are all on a path to elevate our consciousness.
Alan Cohen closes his article with the following:
"Every moment in your earthly journey is an expression of your consciousness. We are not here to manipulate events. We are here to elevate consciousness. When we do so, the events of our lives flow naturally and well. Then all of our daily activities become fuel for spiritual growth, and we are well on our way to mastery."
And I quote David Ian Cowan, in his article, "The Resolve to Awaken":
"Once I resolve to see the world and others as extensions of myself, each relationship in any circumstance becomes a portal to deeper Self-understanding, acceptance, and love. The end game here is that once we “get it” on the level of Unity Consciousness, the next phase of planetary evolution will begin in earnest... Our only real choice in the meantime is “How much longer do I want to suffer?”"
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Wishing you enjoyable insightful reading, and of course a wonder-full, joy-full, and loving week.
Marie T. Russell
EDITOR'S CHOICE ARTICLES
Written by Sarah Varcas.
The month ahead comes with a fluid and creative underlying energy, gentle yet powerful, bringing to mind deep currents beneath a still surface. It’s time to embrace our creativity whatever that means for us. We don’t have to be Picasso or Beethoven to do this. No ‘talent’ is needed, no standards to be met.
Read article here: Creative Awakening throughout the month of June
Written by Alan Cohen.
A website or any new profession, relationship, or step ahead in life is an excellent projective test for where your consciousness lives at the moment. Since life is more about what’s going on inside you rather than what’s going on outside, the best use of outside is to shine light on the inside, so you can progress in your soul’s journey.
Read article here: Shining the Light on The Jewel in the Lotus
Written by Barry Vissell.
I am not afraid to make a fool of myself. And why do I deliberately do this? Quite simply, it feels good to me. It lets me be unpredictable, unconventional, spontaneous and completely in the moment. It’s really a divine experience, a shaking up of ordinary reality, a transition from my mind to my heart.
Read article here: My Encounter with Darth Vader: Being God’s Fool
Written by Barbara Berger.
Some parents think it’s their job to make their children happy and to think for them – but this is not true. It’s not the parents’ job to think for their children or to make them happy. It’s impossible for one human being to think for another human being or to make another human being happy.
Read article here: Our Children Belong To The Universe, Not To Us
Written by David Ian Cowan.
Once I resolve to see the world and others as extensions of myself, each relationship in any circumstance becomes a portal to deeper Self-understanding, acceptance, and love. The end game here is that once we “get it” on the level of Unity Consciousness, the next phase of planetary evolution will begin in earnest.
Read article here: The Resolve to Awaken: Recognizing Others As Extensions Of Ourselves
This weekly column (updated every Sunday afternoon) is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies... Read more
It is also highly beneficial to reread the past week's astrological journal as it gives a hindsight view of the events that took place and may provide many "ah-ha" insights.
SOME ADDITIONAL ARTICLES:
ALSO... we are adding articles to the website each week. Rather than list them all here, you can visit each section according to your interests. Each section listed below is designed as its own "mini-website".
Discover Inspiring Articles in Living in Harmony:
The "Living in Harmony" section includes articles on Health & Well-Being, Home & Garden, Pets, Leisure & Creativity, Finance & Careers, and Science and Technology.
Discover Insightful Articles in Personal Development:
The "Personal Development" area covers Attitude Adjustments (which includes Fear, Anger, Gratitude, Forgiveness), Intuition & Awareness, Relationships & Parenting, Spirituality & Mindfulness (included Meditation), and Happiness & Success.
Discover Informational Articles in Social & Political:
"Social & Political" covers topics that affect us personally yet deal with a more "societal" or "political" sphere. This area covers Environment & Climate, Democracy, Justice, Inequality, Economy, and more. These topics affect us on a personal and planetary level and are thus very relevant for our communal journey on Planet Earth.
EDITOR'S CHOICE VIDEOS
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