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it’s an odd statement, isn’t it? “conditions may apply”… like when they say “your call may be recorded for blah blah blah”. they’re both blatantly lying.

we’ve grown accustomed to certain levels of this obvious nuisance of corporate malfeasance. we accept that the cover-your-ass principal is paramount, in nearly every aspect of society, so we swallow the little bitter numbing pills, to get to the dessert… in general. maybe i’m wrong.

there’s a pervasive cynicism in our culture, though somewhat subdermal and largely unspoken, that taints the simpler, purer processes. we trust more in the scarcity and fear of what life has to offer, than in their positive, flowing alternates.

we’ll rise up, resist, fight and scream our heads off, before we’ll take a breath, calmly assess, and step powerfully into the knowing grace. it’s not that the pen is mightier, it’s that the pen writes laws, books, lessons and lore.

this could be why, then, we struggle with the more esoteric ideas about this reality we dwell within. we know about energy, vibration, attraction, electromagnetism, cause-and-effect, intention and effect and cause and manifestation.

we’ve heard of quantum this and that. we’ve dabbled with meditation, tai chi, qi gong, yoga, and we’ve heard about the benefits of vegetarian, and raw vegan lifestyles.

much of these obviously healthy, elevating, lucidity inspiring, body, mind and spirit detoxifying practices are still on the fringes and outlying quarters of otherwise well-meaning societies. it’s not that we aren’t ready for wholesale shifts across the map, so what’s the delay?

we’ve plowed somewhat ungracefully through millennia of violence, emotional suppression, masculine and feminine energetic imbalance, and all the side effects of wilful ignorance and brute force.

but we know life is cyclical. we’ve heard increasingly loud whispers of very advanced societies, much older than previously thought, having existed right here on this planet, long before the rock stars of today’s religions showed up. remnants and memories and new discoveries of these masters from the “past” show up every day… as do hints and explorations of massively advanced technology and natural understanding that we’ve only guessed at in most textbooks.

what’s clear is that all the viciousness of the process makes sense, given a greater context. all the lifetimes and generations and rigmarole of discovery, expansion, invention, and purification is not a new idea.

where we are at, right now, nearly, is what one might call a zero point. individually, we’re learning that we can and at some point must choose to reset the mechanism, and return to the simple, natural, organic, authentic, original self.

but since we don’t know what that looks like, our minds can’t bridge the gap. and they’re not supposed to. the quantum nature of the universe is well beyond mind. unadulterated thought is in the realm that exceeds light-speed communication, and can’t be subject to the rules, barriers, and practiced conditions of scarcity or fear-based consciousness.

we’ve heard it before: we have to get out of our own way.

one heartbeat at a time. one thought at a time. one conscious, gentle, patient, loving step at a time. until, again, we arrive at the space of no time, and welcome the significant, the synchronistic, the resonant, the genuine and the pure, and then transcend the need to label even those essences of being.

right now, it will take work. it will take discipline. it will take practice. and that’s ok. there are innumerable free resources to help. we still cling to the idea of “hard work pays off”, so that one can still prove useful.

dive in.

solvitur ambulando

© 2018 Trance Blackman

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