Psychic Self-Defense in Multiple Relationship Domains

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Important preliminary point: People’s minds do not operate on their own, but in network. Our intellectual life takes place in a network that involves multiple intelligences (human being in physical and non-physical forms) in vibrational resonance. We are constantly surrounded and interacting with other intelligences that harmonize with us at some level. They are drawn to us due to common interests, desires, experiences, ties from the past, etc. The invisible world exerts significant influence upon us, good and bad. So common is this influence that we can say we are all mediums, just in different degrees of awareness and intensity of the phenomena. Our virtues, good intentions and efforts in a moral path connect us with intelligences aligned with such energies. Our vices, evil inclinations, flaws of character and rebellious behavior connect us with intelligences that align with such vibrations and allow them to influence us. Therefore, the most important aspect of our spiritual practice is in the moral realm (and any spiritual practice devoid of a moralizing factor can be considered dead and flawed). This is why Jesus advised us to “love our neighbor as we love ourselves”. The depth of such statement can’t be summarized in a few words, but we’d like to highlight the following aspects: 1. Know yourself. 2. Strive to love yourself to your highest potential. 3.  Because you love yourself, strive to rid yourself from all flaws of character you identify within yourself. 4. Love all other God’s creations to the limit of your ability.

“459. Do spirits influence our thoughts and actions? ‘They often direct both; their influence is greater than you suppose, for very frequently it is they who guide you.’ ” [1]

If the elements covered above are clear to you, we can now proceed to exploring our relationship with non-physical intelligences to a higher degree. Where do they come from?  How can they help or harm? How their influence fit in the perspective of inner reform, awakening to a spiritual life and contribution to the development of Earth?

Life exposes us to multiple forms of relationships. Relationships are critical to our development as each person with whom we interact work as a mirror of ourselves. In this sense, healthy relationships reflect our internal harmony and unhealthy relationships reflect our internal conflicts and dissatisfactions. While we are influenced by all relationships to some degree, some of them receive more of our own energy, dedication, time, etc. Our level of involvement, intimacy, vested interest and exposure naturally provide them a characteristic and proportional psychic intensity (strength, lasting effect, probability and nature of multiple psychic influences). In other words, where we spend most of our energy and time is also where we are probably most exposed to psychic influences and where those influences maintain the stronger and more lasting connection with us (psychic intensity). The nature of such influences will depend on our moral inclinations and the direction we give to our though and will – good or bad.

For instance, consider our life in society. We are influenced by our culture, customs, language, etc. In the society where we express ourselves, we have a good idea of what is accepted, rejected, supported or disdained in multiple situations. In many situations, however, we might feel like we don’t really need to care about people’s opinions regarding what we do or think. This is a clear indication that the societal domain typically has a low psychic intensity. Unless we gather their contact information, we might not re-encounter someone we talked to at a park or in a leisurely day at the beach. This is the same from an invisible perspective, so that most likely the intelligences (incarnated or discarnate) we interact with today in the societal relationship domain won’t be seen again tomorrow or ever. Relationships in the societal domain can be described as casual.

“Question 767. Is absolute isolation contrary to the law of nature? ‘Yes, since man instinctively seeks society, and since all men are intended to help forward the work of progress by aiding one another.’

Question 770. What is to be thought of those who live in absolute seclusion in order to escape the pernicious contact of the world? ‘The life of such persons is doubly selfish. In avoiding one evil, they fall into another, since they forget the law of love and charity.’” [1]

Now, consider our professional environment. This is already a much different relationship domain, with stronger psychic strength. In the professional domain, we are typically expected to attend specific physical locations where work takes place and interact regularly with the individuals whom are there. Because of the higher frequency of interaction, time of exposure, vested interest and energy spent in this environment, the relationships we maintain in this domain have a much stronger influence and impact over our psyche. We are more careful on our approach in this domain. Things we just wouldn’t care about in a societal relationship domain, when affecting the professional relationship domain might matter a lot more! For instance, some people might not care about screaming at someone in a traffic jam or being disrespectful somehow – but if we then learn that the person we interacted with is a co-worker, then things get a little different, isn’t it? Some people here in Oregon, for instance, enjoy attending to nudist sites. But how does it sound bumping into a co-worker there? Yeah, chances are it is not that cool! So, if we are clear about those two domains, let’s insert a new one into this picture. Let’s call it friendship circles. In this domain, relationships start getting more personal. We might not spend the same time we do at work with friends, but friends are people we get to know more intimately and that know us more deeply too. We typically have something in common with our true friends. In other words, we are in energetic or vibratory resonance with them – and naturally might harmonize with their invisible influences too. We are more opened to being ourselves around friends. In a professional setting, people are typically careful about the ideas and opinions shared. Among frinds, this is remarkably different. The emotional connection in this relationship domain is stronger, promoting an environment of safety and trust.

Continuing the logic developed thus far, we can now explore the relationship domain here described as the extended family. This domain is composed of those individuals connected by ties of family but that do not participate on the same household. We can change country, state, city, address. We can change jobs and friends, but family will always be family. It is true that the psychic intensity maintain with certain family members might not be as strong as perhaps some of a professional nature, but if a regular relationship is maintained, then there is a lasting factor of the family bonds that shouldn’t be neglected. In any case, the central point we are developing in this text is that different relationships have different psychic intensities. The relationship domains explored here are not supposed to be applicable in all case, but just theoretical frames of references that allow us to understand the logic of spiritual influences. The final relationship domains we’d like to note are the conjugal life and our relationship with ourselves. None of the former relationship domains noted here have the intensity, the lasting factor, the depth of intimacy and the demand of love and moral virtues observed in the conjugal life (assuming this relationship is taken seriously by the partners, of course). But if love partners have a deep bond established among them, no relationship can be as profound as that we have with ourselves. This is why most psychic influences happens within and affect our household environment and our relationship with ourselves – therefore the importance of knowing ourselves cannot be underestimated.

We hope that at this point it is abundantly clear that the multiple relationship domains we maintain have different levels of psychic intensity according to their own nature. This means, we are more likely to suffer spiritual obsessions (or spiritual attacks) coming from our family circles than from that leisurely day at the beach. This also means we will have more conflicts coming from our family circles that from that leisurely day at the beach… We should also not ignore such conflicts and simply focus on peacefully enjoying that leisurely day at the beach. Doing so would be a waste of time and an escape from the urgent need for inner reform. Remember, relationships are mirrors of ourselves and conflicts that are painful to us typically indicate something we have to revise within ourselves. But, just in case, let’s be a little clearer on this point. We are not instigating you to pick fights and engage in conflict. We are simply suggesting that our spiritual development only takes place when we successfully manage the conflicts within them – with love and maturity. A spiritually developed person is only that who can bring peace where there was anger and warmongering; hope where there was only despair and delusion, and light where a blinding darkness prevailed.

In a previous post from our site (“What is the measure of your spiritual wisdom?”), it was mentioned that the measure of our spiritual development is related to the quality and impact of our influence in the environments with which we engage. This influence takes place in all of those relationship domains. So what is your ability to make peace by inspiring others? What is your qualification to manage discordance with empathy, love and honesty? How much light do you bring to the multiple relationship domains you maintain? Are you inspired by a network of intelligences working for the common good of the cosmos or those that simply inspire you to do whatever is best for your own self-interest? Are you defending privileges or promoting a world of freedom and equal access to opportunities?

In order to develop adequate psychic self-defense, it is critical that we understand our personal goals in each of those domains. Where are we doing well, where are we failing. What do we want to achieve in each of them, and why. What to watch for and how/when to contribute. Start with your relationship with yourself and work your thoughts up to your relationship with your spouse, family, workplace and society. Remember that a consequence of operating in a network means that if we don’t know what we want, defend and care about – then other intelligences will fill the void. Therefore, it all starts by knowing who we are and what we stand for. If we don’t have a working compass for our relationship with ourselves, then most likely our other relationship domains won’t be functional either.

If we trust the spiritual realm has plans to bring peace and order to our world, than know that we are right, but they depend on human hands – which actually live in this world to do the job. They do this by inspiring those of us who want to learn to face conflict and transform ourselves. They understand that external changes can only be a natural consequence of internal reforms (see our post “Inner light to a brighter future”). We are their mediums, all of us who seek to change and make change. But, more than ask for change, we must be the change we want to see. Be the change, not forgetting that it starts with us, our relationships with those who are most dear to us, and so on… before impacting the whole of society. So, again, what positive impact are you making to yourself? How about your spouse or significant other? Family? Friends? Are you contributing to their development? Are you learning with your conflicts in those relationship realms? Are you inclined to peace, love, freedom, trust and good on them? Or you seek to dominate, dictate what’s right and wrong, acceptable or not, expected or not. Are you coherent with what you defend? Are your actions coherent with your speech and is your speech coherent with your mind? Are your head and hands occupied? Do you ONLY and ALWAYS employ words for good? How malicious and futile is your mouth? Do you fear silence and need to find ways to distract your mind (with alcohol, narcotic drugs, loud music, work stuff, sports, etc.)? Do you demand from others more than from yourself? Do you suppose the annoyances from others only indicate changes they need to make? Do you take others as ungrateful or evil? Are you easily influenced by money, power, fame or the need for appreciation and recognition? One more: do you know who you are and what you stand for? The following section has been extracted from The Gospel According to Spiritism, from Allan Kardec for being a remarkable good reference for moral development and psychic self-defense. Peace, love and much work to all!

 

Moral Persons [2]

Truly moral persons are those who practice the law of justice, love and charity in its greatest purity. If they question their conscience about their actions, they ask themselves if they have violated this law; if they have done any evil; if they have done all the good they could; if they have willingly disregarded any opportunity to be useful; if anyone might have a complaint about them; and, finally, if they have done unto others everything they would like to have done unto themselves.

They have faith in God, and in God’s goodness, justice and wisdom. They know that nothing happens without God’s permission, so they submit to the Divine Will in everything.

They have faith in the future; thus, they place spiritual possessions above temporal ones.

They know that all the vicissitudes of life, all its sorrows and all its disappointments are trials or expiations, and they accept them without complaining.

Persons imbued with the sentiment of charity and love for their neighbor do the good for its own sake without expecting anything in return, and they repay evil with good, defend the weak against the strong and always sacrifice their own interests to the interests of justice.

                They find their satisfaction in the benefits they spread around, the service they render, the happiness they promote, the tears they dry and the consolation they provide to the afflicted. Their first impulse is to think of others before thinking of themselves and to attend to the interests of others before their own. The selfish, on the other hand, calculate the profits and losses entailed in every generous act.

Moral persons are kind, humane and benevolent toward all regardless of race or creed, because they regard all people as their brothers and sisters.

They respect all sincere convictions that others might hold to and they do not anathematize those who do not think like they do.

In all circumstances charity is their guide; they tell themselves that those who harm others with malevolent words, who hurt others’ feelings with their pride and disdain, who do not recoil from the idea of causing suffering or difficulty, however slight, when it could be avoided, fail in their duty of love for their neighbor and do not deserve the Lord’s clemency.

They hold no hatred or rancor, or desire for vengeance. Following Jesus’ example, they forgive and forget offenses, and remember only good deeds, because they know that they will be forgiven according to how they themselves have forgiven.

They are indulgent toward others’ weaknesses, for they know that they themselves need indulgence, and they recall these words of Christ, “Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.”

They never take pleasure in searching for defects in others or in calling attention to them. If necessity forces them to do so, they always look for the good that might mitigate the evil.

They study their own imperfections and strive incessantly to combat them. All their efforts are focused on being able to say to themselves tomorrow that they are better than they were yesterday.

They do not seek to exalt their spirit or talents at the expense of others; instead, they seize every opportunity to point out what is praiseworthy in other people.

They do not gloat over their wealth or their personal advantages, for they know that everything that has been given to them can be taken away.

They use but do not abuse the possessions that have been accorded to them, for they know that they are a trust for which they will have to render an accounting, and that the worst use of them in regard to themselves would be to use them to satisfy their passions.

If the social order has placed others under their tutelage, they treat them with kindness and benevolence, because they are their equals before God. They use their authority to lift their morale and not to squash them with their pride. They avoid anything that could render their subordinates’ position more painful.

Those who are subordinate, on the other hand, understand the duties of their position and are scrupulous in consciously fulfilling them.

Finally, moral persons respect in their fellow beings all the rights arising from the laws of nature, in the same way they wish their own to be respected.

This is not a list of all the qualities that define moral persons, but whoever makes an effort to possess them is on the road that leads to all the others.

References

[1]: Kardec, Allan. The Spirits’ Book.

[2]: Kardec, Allan. The Gospel According to Spiritism.

Awakening for a Future Society

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While philosophers such as Karl Marx imagined to reform the world through bloody class fights as to arrive at a new social structure, both Rousseau and Kant recognized that a renewed and better world could only come from a different and morally superior humankind, able to revert the state of submission of a vast majority of unprivileged men and women to a small elite. This exploration has been maintained since the beginning of civilization, thousands of years ago, and is to this date sustained by rigid social structures, political systems and religious doctrines. But how could (and can) this powerful and privileged minority keep the largest portion of the world’s population suffering in poverty and disgrace for so long?

The major religious traditions of the past were all founded on the concept of heteronomy (research this word!), as if god acted through punishments and rewards, and the principle of the degradation of souls – with obvious differences from religion to religion. For instance, Adam and Eve were reprehended for eating the forbidden fruit and punished with expulsion from heaven, conception with pain, mortality, etc.; transferring the original sin to all of their offspring. According to this tradition, to escape eternal condemnation, it is required to blindly surrender to god’s will. Those laws called divine are all external to the individual. In this conception, the greatest human virtue are obedience, loyalty and meekness; values that are conditionally maintained for fear of sin and condemnation. In many Eastern reincarnationist doctrines, the mythology is different, but the intrinsic values are mostly the same. In their narratives of traditional religious texts, the soul is originally good when conceived by god, but contaminates itself through multiple failures and errors made over a physical life. Such failures render the soul deserving of punishment through successive reincarnations as a plant, an animal, an insect, etc. depending on the severity of the crime.

But it wasn’t only the religious traditions that propagated the heteronomous moral. The materialist theories emerging on the 19th century abandoned mysticism and superstitions to some degree, but maintained the concept of heteronomy by keeping men submissive to the external laws of society – more precisely, the law of the survival of the fittest (also known as the might is right) determined by biologic and circumstantial differences. According to Auguste Comte, for example, the great masses of workers and all women didn’t have adequate brain development and were therefore organically prevented, by nature, to make adequate use of their intellectual faculties. They should therefore surrender to the command and dominance of the minority of men privileged with a better nervous system able to make them scientists, leaders, commanders, etc. Those sickly fantasies of the positivism of Comte were well accepted on his time and still persist in our present society even if disguised in other more modern and politically correct formats.

But what are the ideas that could revolutionize the world and build a better society? The Swiss philosopher and psychologist Jean Piaget can give us a clue. Piaget, studying the moral judgment of children, established an association between  – heteronomous morality, coercion and submission – and – autonomous morality, cooperation and mutual respect. According to Piaget, it is possible to apply to society this natural psychological process observed in children, fostering, generation after generation, a natural (although complex) change from coercion to solidarity; from a heteronomous morality to an autonomous morality. As he indicated, in conformist societies, where the population is vastly explored, coercion determine submission and passivity. Where freedom is embraced and promoted, fraternal attitude arises and the individual assume responsibility for the well-being of the collectivity (and vice-versa).

Now, if well understood, isn’t the autonomous morality the cornerstone of the original teachings of Jesus (before being manipulated and misrepresented over the centuries)? If you pay attention, words such as “you are gods”, “you can do all I can do and much more”, “I didn’t come to bring peace, but a sword” and “my kingdom is not of this world” doesn’t quite fit the merciful Jesus the churches sell you today. Indeed, if studying his words, as well as those of other morally distinguished men, it is possible to observe their moral autonomy, the presence of compassion but also a sense of unbreakable justice. Perhaps this is the last teaching the master of the Galilee left us before dying – do not surrender your will, your reason and your morals  to others. Socrates was arrested and murdered for being loyal to his moral values. Giordano Bruno was burned for not surrendering to the church’s authority. Countless examples of those luminaries that changed our world for better indicate the clear presence of an autonomous morality and freedom of thought. To bring a contemporary example (and I hope you agree with me), wasn’t Edward Snowden acting from a moral autonomous perspective when getting involved in the NSA spying scandal?

                Freedom of thought, acting morally according to the values of one’s own consciousness (even in detriment of self interests and independent of conventional rules and religions); this is the sign of the awakened man ready to build the society of the future. When we have enough of them, we will have a new world as the external projection of their moral and spiritual values. A sustainable future society invariably require individuals capable of mutual collaboration, founded from the autonomous fraternity they feel for each other. So, it is not through scientific development, economic growth, politics or wars that we will build a new society. It is through our own inner reform, arriving at a true and innate understanding of the law of love, preached by way too many and practiced by way too few, that we will be able to find peace and happiness. As noted Allan Kardec on his Posthumous Works, “The social matter doesn’t have, therefore, as a starting point the form of this or that institution; it is completely related to the moral betterment of individuals and their collectivities. There is where one can find the beginnings, the true key to the happiness of humankind. Because then, men will no longer conceive mutually harming each other. It is not enough to cover corruption with varnish, it is indispensable for it to be extinguished” (free translation).

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What is the measure of your spiritual wisdom?

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You’ve probably read hundreds or thousands of books, but to what extent they’ve changed your life? How often do you incorporate something you have read into your life, effectively changing attitudes and emotions? Beyond reading… lectures, movies, personal experiences, conversations with others; all life experiences are capable of transforming us – or not.  But what all of this have to do with measuring spiritual wisdom? Actually, not necessarily much. I’ll explain, using reading as to simplify the points I want to make. If you are interested in spirituality, you have probably already read several books on multiple topics. Perhaps you could even be an expert on multiple spiritualist disciplines, capable of teaching many of such topics. In this case, it can easily be said you have accumulated significant spiritual knowledge. But, and this is a very important question, does it make you a better person? Does it bring you spiritual wisdom? After all, is there a difference between knowledge and wisdom? I do believe so, and that’s what we will explore in this text!

Knowledge is simply a collection of facts, information, and skills acquired by a person through experience or education. Wisdom, on the other hand, is the soundness of an action or decision with regard to the application of knowledge and good judgment. Wisdom requires us to moralize knowledge, in other words; and this is the first key point I want to make, to achieve wisdom you must internalize the acquired knowledge, making it an innate idea, an intrinsic part of yourself – beyond your physical brain. Just as wealth and all other material possessions, you don’t take knowledge to another life (a new reincarnation), only your wisdom remains with you as innate ideas. This means that a person who focuses too much on acquiring knowledge but is incapable of internalizing the new data acquired may have the impression to be making large spiritual progress, but is likely not tapping into any further advanced spiritual terrain. Therefore, ask yourself, how much of your spiritual reading has been converted into wisdom? How do you know? Summarizing all of our spiritual knowledge as our ability to love, I’d like to say I have observed that too many of us have knowledge about love, but far less wisdom on this matter. We read about love and may conceptually understand the truth they hold, but too often fail in advancing our ability to love ourselves and others. In our conquest for knowledge we don’t realize that only wisdom can lead to a greater ability to understand and exercise love, which is the second key point I want to make. We can see the relationship between knowledge and wisdom as presented in this text as similar to that of “having” and “being”. You can’t be your knowledge; information outside of a moral framework is like files in a hard drive or books in a library shelf.

So what is the measure of your spiritual wisdom, you ask? It is the measure of your ability to understand and exercise love. It doesn’t matter what you know or what you think you know. If this knowledge does not lead you in the path of greater love, you have made no progress. I’ll risk saying this explains a good deal of why Jesus placed loving God above all and loving others as you love yourself as a code that summarizes all the laws and all the prophets.

So now I’d like to change the focus of my discourse to what actually motivated me to write this text, which I will call the third key point I want to make. We can only transform this Earth into a better place through collectively changing ourselves individually. A better society can only be created if peopled by individuals capable of exercising love at a greater level. This is not a rhetoric point, it is plain reason – we are the world, we are the society. This also means that beyond reading and acquiring new knowledge, we must integrate it with our feelings and moral precepts and transform ourselves before being able to tap any new and superior spiritual wisdom. We must integrate mind and heart as to make any true progress. That’s why the bible cannot be read literally and the reading of the same text will never have the same impact on different people. Then, by collectively bettering ourselves individually, we will naturally reflect this betterment in our interaction with others and the environment. This is how the forging of a better society takes place. I talked some more about this in a previous post called “Inner light to a brighter future”, which I encourage you to read. So, if a better society can only be created if peopled by individuals capable of exercising love at a greater level, it becomes relevant to ask… what is love?

Although I am definitely not qualified to fully answer such question, I can perhaps share my glimpses of it…  Let’s start by what it is not and see if we can arrive at any useful place. For me, love is not protesting about what you think is wrong with aggressiveness, force or violence – no matter how worthy you think your cause is. Love is not to discriminate, ridicule or bully others – the circumstances do not matter. Love is not concealed in any code, doctrine, religion or point of view. Love requires listening to others without combating, complaining or criticizing those who think or feel different on their back. (And here I want you who consider yourself a light worker to seriously think whether you are not making those mistakes!) Love cannot be bought, sold, or traded. Love cannot be owned, demanded or legislated. Love has no boundaries, no borders, no race, no gender, no sex, no religion, no specific shape, age or master. If love could be represented by a scale, perhaps it would have mercy in one side and justice on the other, equally balanced. Therefore, love requires flexibility, mindfulness and understanding. Love is not a human creation, but the divine spark that connects every intelligent being with the creator and with each other. Within love we are one, without love we are little, afraid and lonely. Love is the only safe place in the universe. It is where happiness resides. Love is the ultimate engine of progress, because science alone can only advance our knowledge, not our wisdom.

So, to conclude, I’d like to ask you to critically assess all of your spiritual knowledge searching for opportunities for greater wisdom. Remember that spiritual advancement cannot be made without wisdom and wisdom cannot be progressed without love. So, where are you failing to exercise love at home, in your family, at work, with relatives and friends, etc.? There, right there is your spiritual path. Read about it and continue to internalize knowledge into wisdom… that’s a simple way how you can help build a better world!

Inner light to a brighter future

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Spend a few minutes writing down at least five things you want to accomplish in this lifetime. What do you want your life to be? What do you want from life? What do you want? Read the next paragraph only after your list is complete.

After compiling this short list of what you want, answer to yourself why do you want what you want? What is the benefit or utility of what you want?  Which inner factors, what aspects of yourself make you want what you want? Now you’ll find your real self unprotected from your ego, your soul is then naked and you can better understand which aspects of yourself motivated you to want what you wrote you want. Do you see shades of selfishness or altruism? Arrogance or humbleness? Do you find yourself more materialistic than you expected? Fearful or Brave? Make a honest journey deep within yourself while answering why you want what you want. Are your desires in alignment with your everyday speech? Do they reflect the changes you wish to see in the world? At this point, you might be tempted to reformulate your list, and you can do that, but before doing so, make two more lists: one with the internal shadows you found within yourself and another one with the aspects of light you identified.

Now, assuming you achieved a final version to your wish list, it’s time to go even deeper. What prevents you from accomplishing what you want to accomplish? Chances are you have some limiting beliefs, which can be reformulated. But, with the due respect to the work and effort it involves, it is still the easy part. This is because beyond those limiting beliefs, you will most likely find (again) some of your shadows, aspects of yourself you realize need to be changed but that at the present time are part of who you are. Perhaps those are traits or characteristics you are ashamed of and chose to avoid or negate. Perhaps you can no longer fully love yourself when facing those aspects. But here you are, alone with yourself and you know they are also part of who you are. Chances are that few times in your life you have been more honest and straightforward with yourself. It’s ok… there is no problem in admitting you are not perfect yet. You can free yourself from the burden and illusion of perfection. You are not perfect, but perfectible. There is no need to be perfect, but perhaps you should think about loving yourself no matter how much darkness you can find within your own being. Love your light and your shadows, because they are both part of who you are. You cannot fully love yourself if not taking your whole being into perspective, otherwise you simply love some selective aspects of yourself, but not your complete being. Moreover, those other aspects you hide, negate or ignore might be constantly boycotting your relationships and your happiness. Love yourself as a divine creature in the path to perfection. No one (but perhaps it’s a false belief you told yourself) need you to be perfect at this very moment. You have time to get there and it will take many other physical lives. The important is to be working on it; make progress, and this cannot be done if you don’t know what to work on.

When all of us improve internally, then we will naturally be more generous, honest, altruistic, sensible and understanding. Our spiritual values will further outshine our materialistic desires and of course, from this our collective inner transformation, social norms, policies and laws will be reformulated, institutions repurposed and better intended, a more ethical, sustainable and humane society will naturally be forged. Relationships will be more fulfilling, peace and charity will be practiced in greater extent and the world that all peoples of good dream to live on will be a reality. This external reality is therefore a collective reflection of our inner selves, our inner realities. It is then changing our inner world that we begin to change the external world. If you want to contribute to a better world, then start by reforming your inner world. Face it as your contribution to a better tomorrow, because as a wise man said before, “it is giving that we receive”.

So now, it is time to ask again… What do you want your life to be? What do you want from life? What do you want and why do you want it? Is this plan made to cater to the reality of your spirit, living a multitude of lives, or simply to please your present existence? What do you need to work on today to be better tomorrow? What contribution are you giving to this planet assuming you are coming back to it in some decades or perhaps hundreds of years?

Peace, light and justice to all!