SELACIA – Courage to Face What’s Ahead – 5-12-19

Selacia
Selacia

SPIRIT LIBRARY

Having the courage to move ahead is an essential quality for living your best life. Sometimes it’s easier to muster the courage, in part because your whole being wants to do something new. Other times, like when moving through a big life crisis, finding courage can feel daunting. Continue reading for insights about developing increased levels of courage in these tumultuous times. 

Your Best Life

Let’s begin by considering why courage is so important. As a divine changemaker you incarnated during these revolutionary times to be at the forefront of mega changes throughout society. It’s like our world has been turned upside down and many things aren’t making sense as we collectively reassess things and discover a new more loving way to be.

Living your best life now means something radically different than in ages past. In part that’s because on a soul level you are being asked to step into your higher spiritual nature in order to grow and be an active participant in humanity’s dance of change. This is a joint effort, all of us involved and caring about what happens next.

On a personal level, too, this particular life will challenge you exponentially more than perhaps any previous lifetime. To live your best life means accepting this and being willing to go beyond your comfort zone, often daily.

Facing a Blank Canvas

Each day we create our reality brand-new. Things may seem the same, yet in quantum terms energy is continually changing. This means as we start our day or the next project or interaction, metaphorically we have a blank canvas and we fill in the details with our mind, energy, and actions. In the morning, our life could feel just like yesterday, yet that day is gone. What we have is today and what we put on our canvas.

The Buddha and Fearlessness

To the Buddha, who we celebrate at Wesak, courage is fearlessness. It is an essential quality for enlightenment. Gautama Buddha said: “The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.”  

Since all of us are works in progress, it’s important that we strive for fearlessness in all things, balancing this with qualities of self-love, patience, and willingness to fail. Think of failure in the big picture – you didn’t meet your goal to be courageous one day when in a challenging circumstance. Let go of self-judgment and continue doing your best to be fearless. Know that more opportunities are around the next corner.

Courage to Face a Challenge

In order to respond to a life challenge with courage, it’s essential to stay present. That sounds easy, of course, yet the conditioned mind likes to replay past scenarios and ruminate about future “what ifs.” The ego can conjure all sorts of nonproductive dialogue that can sound so convincing that a person decides to do ANYTHING but the life task he or she needs to courageously tackle. Sound familiar?  

When that happens to you, come back to the present. That is your source of power.

Remember, too, that challenges are a normal part of life. There’s always a reason for things. No matter what shows up, there is a higher purpose and something you can learn. Don’t make the challenge about someone else or something outside of you. Own the challenge as a gift from spirit to help you grow. Accept that the challenge is a sign from spirit that you need to move outside your comfort zone and experiment.

Keep in mind that all of life is rather like an experiment anyway – so be bold, curious, and as fearless as you can be in each moment.

Copyright 2019 by Selacia – a globally known writer, DNA intuitive healer, spiritual teacher, and the creator of The Divine Changemakers * All Rights Reserved * http://selacia.com * Feel free to share these articles with your friends and post to your blog or website as long as you include this entire copyright notice, with link back to website, and the full article text.  


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The Miracle of Courage — OMTimes Magazine

It takes great courage to face your fears head on

and break through them.

Facing Fears: The Miracle of Courage

Throughout our lives,

we face different kinds of fear.

Our courage is tested in a myriad of

situations and events in which

we will have to make decisions.

Choices which require bravery. It takes a…

via The Miracle of Courage — OMTimes Magazine

Pat Cegan – No Limit – 6-22-17

There is no limit to the strength God gives

only our will to persevere.

God’s grace is ever overflowing to

he who surrenders and follows the Lord.

via No Limit — Source of Inspiration

Terence McKenna – Nature loves Courage – 6-3-17

“Nature loves courage. You make the commitment and nature will respond to that commitment by removing impossible obstacles. Dream the impossible dream and the world will not grind you under, it will lift you up. This is the trick. This is what all these teachers and philosophers who really counted, who really touched the alchemical gold, this is what they understood. This is the shamanic dance in the waterfall. This is how magic is done. By hurling yourself into the abyss and discovering it’s a feather bed.” ~Terence McKenna
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via “Nature loves courage. You make the commitment and nature will respond to that commitment by removing impossible obstacles. Dream the impossible dream and the world will not grind you under, it will lift you up. This is the trick. This is what all these teachers and philosophers who really counted, who really touched the alchemical gold, this is what they understood. This is the shamanic dance in the waterfall. This is how magic is done. By hurling yourself into the abyss and discovering it’s a feather bed.” ~Terence McKenna — Under The Blue Door

Open Hand Web – Hunger for Change – Finding the Courage – 10-19-16

 

Open Hand Web   –   Hunger for Change – Finding the Courage    –   10-19-16

http://www.openhandweb.org/Hunger_for_Change-Finding_the_Courage

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Most people I meet on the road have lived their lives within this limiting conditioning of society – telling people what they should do, how they should think, what is ‘normal’ to consume, what they’re capable of, and what they’re not. We live in a logic based world that works on a complex system of rules – “If I do this, then I’ll get that. If I don’t obey the system, I won’t get the things I think I need and want”. And so we tow the line and live ‘normal’ lives, based on those rules that become deeply engrained within the psyche.

That’s fine, in a way, as long as the system keeps working. Except it isn’t working, it’s breaking down. Just look at the situation in the political system for example – who can you trust? Who can you vote for? More importantly even than this, is what it does to you inside – how it disconnects you from the natural flow, how it isolates you from the divinity of your True, Cosmic Self. Life can be so much more. We can live in the miraculous flow of the divine, with synchronicity clicking in all around us, where we’re supported, loved and cherished, where every single situation conspires to reveal the majesty of you. Where all your true needs are taken care of. This is the message I’m sharing on the road that so many people can feel as truth and are responding positively to in their hearts.But here’s the difficulty – even though people can feel this expansion through the work, even though they can literally touch the divine inside themselves and feel the bounteous wonder on our gatherings, afterwards, it’s all too easy to slip back into that limiting box once more – family, friends, relations and work colleagues providing constant reminders of “who you should be” in their eyes – the old acceptable you, which doesn’t rock the boat, which doesn’t cause them to have to question it all too deeply. And so there’s the risk of sinking back down under the surface of this strangling, constricting consciousness.

How do you definitively change this repetitive story?

Hunger for Change – is it a 10 yet?

The first thing is you’ve got to really want to change. You’ve got to be hungry for change. And you’ve got to find the courage for change. Because you’ve got to be prepared to step into the direction of your discomfort. Because when you stand up above the parapet, the old system and the old rules will try to shoot you right back down again. If you allow it to, it’ll just keep on trampling right over you, inside yourself. It’s no wonder that it becomes hard to read the signs and synchronicities in that kind of situation. And because people have read so much about ‘acceptance’ and ‘surrender’ in the spiritual mainstream, they get confused and accept anything goes. So you’ve got to be really hungry for change, to be prepared to take the knocks and the set-backs, but get right back up again.


You know the truth don’t you? You really know how you want to live and be. In your heart, you know what does and doesn’t serve your True Self. So don’t settle for anything less. Take yourself out for a few hours and be bloody clear with yourself what’s important to you and what you’re prepared to commit in order to get it. You’ve got to cultivate the divine masculine (the “ray 1”), which is every bit as essential and the divine feminine (the “ray 2”) of acceptance and surrender – it’s surrender to the truth that we’re looking for, not acceptance of anything goes.
(Check out The Soul’s Purpose and the 7rays).
So this is a really important step. Be clear with yourself, on a scale of 1 to 10, how important is positive change to you? If it’s not 10, then there’s not even any point beginning. Because the old system will keep pulling you back. Be clear with yourself, its a 10, and if not, then go back to the old routines, but do so in awareness, keep observing what does and doesn’t serve, until you can find in your heart that big number 10 – that big bucket load of commitment.

So now you’re ready for change. What next?

Surrender yes, but not acceptance of ‘anything goes’

As we’re sharing in the Openhand Breakthrough Approach, you’ve got to explore the profound truth of the moment – “this is how the situation is right now”. You’ve then got to find the limiting doorway in the moment – your tightness. This is where you close down and resist the truth that you know in your heart to be real – “I really shouldn’t have my head stuck in that not-so-smart-phone all day; I really should get out into nature; I really should give up that job and move to a different location; I really should confront those old patterns in my relationship, which are draining the juice out of life; I really should change my diet in a way that raises my vibe.”

There’ll be bags of tightness and subconscious resistance to this pull of the soul – the quiet inner voice. Because there’ll be conditioned desires and wants that you think you should strive and struggle for: that better house; that you need this particular job or relationship to make you feel whole; that life won’t possibly work if you give up that job. Let’s be clear, the wholeness is inside of yourself – the immaculate Cosmic Self, that needs or wants nothing, because it is everything. But all your fears stand in the way of it. So you’ve got to break into these fears by confronting and feeling into them – you literally have to step into the direction of your fear. In this way you honour it, and become as-one with it. Soon you burst the illusion that it always was. It’s at this point, there’s that immaculate liberation where you become “The One” in it. The fear no longer holds you.

But here’s where I believe confusion creeps in again. And I see this in the spiritual mainstream. Just because you can find this eternal presence, and it feels whole and complete, doesn’t mean there’s nothing more to do. There’s the illusion. Because when you touch presence inside, you’re simultaneously touching the infinite potential of The One. Whereupon, the soul ignites, which initiates action inside of yourself. A feeling or a vision will come to you – “Be like this now, express like this, follow the pull in this direction”. Which brings me right back to the in-the-box mentality that’s so prevalent as I look way down to the landscape below me. When the soul kicks in, it’s going to butt right up against all those reasons why not to take action. And if you let it, if your commitment to change is not at 10, it will beat you right back down again. The True Self inside of you will dissipate, like the disappearing spot on a switched off TV screen.That’s why it’s so important to be hungry for change,
to be committed to change,
to be courageous for change.


So here’s the final part of the Breakthrough Approach then, the one that’s so important in order to prosper on the spiritual path. You’ve got to be able to recognise the sense of the soul which is now igniting and give energy to it. You’ve got to pour fuel on the igniting flame so that it becomes a fire inside of you. How do you do this? What are you looking for? I’m reminded of a clip from “Breakthrough”, Openhand’s new book.

A clip from Breakthrough

      “So how do I live this now? Everything else seems so pointless. How do I exist from day to day?”

Just follow the pull.

“What, literally? All the time?”

There is nothing else but the flow of the Universe, which pulls through your heart when you let it. Or else simply fires as a knowing… “this is the way to go now.” The whole Universe is interconnected with just one purpose and aim – to reveal yourself to yourself; to reveal you, as the divine. And there is absolutely nothing else going on.

“But all the families, out there, the businesses and the schools, all the lifestyles – they all have objectives, goals and ambitions. What about them?”

They only think that’s what they’re doing. They have amnesia, believing life’s all about achieving some sort of goal, some kind of security or objective to make them happy. They’re locked in a kind of space- time warp – an eddy current disconnected from the flow. Yet even there, the light is flowing in, working to reconnect the dots, to bring wayward souls back into the loving embrace of the divine. Even these structures that people build in life contain reflections of the original light of the soul. Literally everything you see, and do, invites a deeper feeling connection inside. When you go to the shops, the school or the cinema, when you’re at work or commuting through the city, even when you have an accident in your brand new car, literally everything is speaking to you saying… “Look at yourself, see who you really are at the core of you – be that!”

“So I just follow the pull and live like that?”

Yes.

“But how do I make a living? How do I work, eat and connect with others?”

Everything that you need will come to you. Just give it a try and see.

I can’t say I was completely with it, but so far, this guidance had made far more sense than anything I’d ever experienced playing by the rules of society. So I sat there, at my desk and felt inside. In the beginning it wasn’t at all easy. I expected to feel something, to see something or get some kind of message. But all I got was heaviness, denseness, and a busy mind that so wanted to fill the moment with thought.

Put your attention in your heart.

So I do. And sure enough, after a little while there’s a tingling sensation, which, as I continue to focus on it, builds as a warmth, which then seems to subtly spread through my body. Suddenly the phone rings, and the feeling immediately dissipates.

It’s what you’ve attuned your consciousness to. So like everyone else, you miss the subtle interplay in the space between the spaces.

I wasn’t going to be put off, so I ignore the phone, and when it eventually stops, I go back inside, feeling into the heart once more. The strange but comforting tingling and the warmth, is now spreading through my entire body again. I feel to let go. So I lean back in my chair and stretch my arms out wide. The movement means that I reach back into a beam of sunlight now entering my office window behind me, which warms my neck and seems to somehow connect with the heat inside. A thought comes to me…Why are you facing the computer when this feels so beautiful, so magical? So I turn myself around, and draw myself up to the window, the sun now able to embrace the entirety of me, lighting up my face in a golden warmth.

Wow, this is amazing. Just a simple tingling, a very simple commitment to follow the sense, and now I’m literally basking in the sense of universal sunlight, warming my entire body.

Well I did tell you!

What now? A bird suddenly calls, as if to answer. I feel like a walk in nature, and even as the thought lands, a subtle pull is drawing me away from the chair. But what about the office? I’m thinking, and the emails, phone calls and appointments I have to keep? They just seemed so irrelevant at that moment. And even though my mind is struggling to let go, nevertheless I follow the pull, grab my jacket, and even though other colleagues are arriving for the day trying to engage me in conversation, nevertheless, I keep following the flow that now wants very much to carry me. “I’ll be back soon,” I speak over my shoulder as I hurriedly leave.

Now I’m out in the fields. It’s beautiful and expansive: intense blue of the skies reaching up into the heavens, vibrant greens of the grass, the soft caress of a gentle breeze on my cheeks. There’s no question, I just have to take my shoes off. And how wonderful that feels, squidging my toes in the dirt, feeling a part of the earth. Why does everyone stick their feet in shoes? I’m wondering.

Why indeed!

Igniting the Kindling of the Soul

The soul will ignite as a subtle sense inside, often a quiet vibration in the beginning; one that easy to ignore in our busy distracting society. But it’s these subtle feelings that are the kindling of the soul. And even if you’re going to light a great bonfire, it will have to begin with the small kindling. Without which, it won’t burst into flame. So you’ve got to pay attention to the subtle feelings – this kindling. Feel in. Look for it. It’ll be a sense of timelessness, expansiveness, joy, peace, love. But also excitement, passion, commitment, courage and will. When you can touch, and immediately recognise, one of these kinds of senses, that’s when you got to pour some fuel on the fire. Get up, make some movement to that sense, make a sound (any sound that feels natural), put some music on and let it dance you. Do something creative, like paint or play an instrument or sing. One of the biggest challenges of society, is that people have become so repressed, so trodden down in their sense of themselves, of who they really are.

Now here’s the thing, when you find an authentic sense of you, when you pour a little fuel on that kindling by bringing attention to the feelings inside you, they’ll begin to grow, stronger and stronger inside until they become a raging fire. This fire becomes literally unstoppable, because whatever tightness and resistance gets in your way, your soul will just burn right through it. And as you unleash soul, it is incredibly creative. All manner of opportunity and possibility will come your way. You’ll be living in a flow of miracles and magic.Right now there are massive growth opportunities within the field of spiritual facilitation. Because there are 7 Billion people out there in desperate need of change!

Do you have what it takes to be a healer, a way shower or a path finder?
Because if you do, the flow is calling you…Become a Spiritual Facilitator with Openhand
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Healer heal thyself!

However, you can only unleash another to the degree you’ve unleashed yourself.

So, what is it worth to you to be living in this way? How much are you prepared to commit – is it a 10 yet? Are you hungry for change? Because when you truly are, when you’re prepared to really commit to the authentic sense of you, then the limiting box around you will begin to break and fall apart. You’ll burn right through it. Then each step you take forwards creates a new, less limiting landscape until its a flowing river through your life. This is truly living.

So, your hunger for life, for the divine way of living…. is it a 10 yet?

Namaste

Open
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Life Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone | Yubing Zhang | TEDxStanford

The Elohim – The Divine Badge of Courage – by Carla Thompson, Georgi Stankov – 3-9-15

 

The Elohim: The Divine Badge of Courage

by Carla Thompson, March 9, 2015

www.stankovuniversallaw.com

The highly compressive energies of the February 21st portal led to sweeping changes in our perception, not only of ourselves but of the reality around us. Here we experienced highly compressive and unrelenting energies through to the end of February and into early March. This entire time has been another gift of massive deconstruction that has made way for the truth to reveal itself in yet another expansion of our consciousness.

The Elohim have a very strong message for us: Share truth from a strong foundation of courage!

Message

“The World as you knew it has now changed. Your life, as you knew it to be, shall now be of greater beauty. Your Being, as you knew it, drops the old attachments that your mind truly knows to have no more value nor benefit to you along this road to enlightenment. True freedom has been graced upon you!

There are great shifts that continue to flood your reality. Shifts that pull the dysfunctional lineage of mankind back into the newly created third and lower fourth dimensional parallel Earths. Shifts that push the highly light-filled warriors further along their way to enlightenment, through the upper fourth dimensions, as the revelations expand through your light work, both as subconscious and conscious creations.
We feel immense joy as your world begins to accept the truths presented in synchronistic fashion, using fresh language and supported by a solid foundation in science.
Dearly beloved and the family of Man, we know great joy as every one of you begins to dismantle your masks of untruths that have ruled your lives seemingly from one eternity to the next. Untruths that have grown from silently accepted deconstructive treatments from one’s own self to those of society, where society claims uncontested ownership over your beingness and therefore your “accepted” expression.
The foundation of society with all it’s lies that formulate the facades and structure living “truths” by only being repeated over and over again, is now being torn from its moorings, as the old third dimensional holographic overlays melt in the presence of such powerful energies flooding in to your Gaia, and you, on a moment to moment basis.
It is the time of Revelations! It is not enough to state what is wrong with the world, or what is wrong with the leaders; the power of change lies with the people, and great power lies with You, the Great Light Warriors!
Speak your truth Now, with clarity.
Speak your truth Now, with directness.
What ails Mankind is not “knowing what to do” because you know what to do, you know how to act, you know where to turn, you know how to speak and you know what to say!

However, these are actions that must be carried on the wings of courage, for courage is the foundational skill needed to speak your truth, and to speak and live the truth of the Ages. To have courage, is to live the way of the heart.

This is the way of the Ascended Master!
To have courage means to be fearless, to not be controlled by your fears.
Join together and begin by presenting to the world, your reflections and your point of view on this reality in an open, direct, and transparent fashion and welcome to the New Earth!
You are now Creator Beings moulding your reality by knowing the truth as it arises from your sacred heart space, and by choosing carefully the correct spoken words to best convey the truth that has presented itself for sharing.
We are the Elohim and we are so full of joy and love for you as we feel your expanding awareness of the true issues that have held you from your natural expansion.
Follow your heart!”
          You cannot be truthful if you are not courageous
          You cannot be loving if you are not courageous
          You cannot be trusting if you are not courageous
          You cannot inquire into reality if you are not courageous

Hence courage comes first and everything else follows. – Osho

 

http://www.stankovuniversallaw.com/2015/03/the-elohim-the-divine-badge-of-courage/

Sarah Elkhaldy – Knowledge Is Power – Benefits of Conscious Awareness – 2-12-15

Sarah ElkhaldyWhy is knowledge power? How does awareness give you more free will?

When a person chooses willful ignorance over obtaining knowledge and becoming more aware of themselves and the world, they do not gain any immunity by this free will choice. Instead, they leave themselves under the rule of the “General Law” otherwise known as The Matrix.

In that level of being, you are bound by all the mechanical laws of this reality. You have no higher consciousness, therefore no higher connection, and you function from a somnambulistic, sleep-like/trance state of mind, which makes you easily manipulated and gives you no individual fate (since fate is tied to persons with a connection to something “higher”). Therefore, you share the collective “fate” of the sleep reality, because you have made no choice with your own freewill to become consciously aware.

But, when one utilizes their free will to choose awareness, they are protected on 3 fronts:

1) Application: A person who chooses to actively apply their gained knowledge to make better choices, ultimately leads to protecting themselves.

A simple illustration of this would be if someone begins to research GMOs. The understanding of this information has led them to seek out healthier quality food sources and now opened up a door to changing their entire outlook on the body and on health. This is applying your knowledge, and is the most basic form of aligning your free will with better choices, based on your knowledge.

2) Discernment: A person who chooses to become more conscious, is better able to both utilize and exercise their discernment.

Discernment is the ultimate facilitator of free will and conscious choice. It allows you the foresight to take preventive measures before even encountering troubles, and the ability to accelerate learning by contemplating and deciphering the deeper meanings in our daily events. Discernment is our compass in navigating our way through reality. The more you exercise discernment, the more free will you’re accessing because within the use of your discernment is the key to unlocking more options/pathways that once were not available.

Why were those options not available? Many reasons: we didn’t see them, the options were not present because we did not take actions that would have aligned us with those options, we did not have enough awareness at the time to choose them… many reasons. A common reason is those options were not available because we did not understand enough about the topic/the person/the world-whatever it be-to perceive all of our choices clearer. Options present themselves when we are conscious enough to recognize them. This requires discernment.

A person who has the awareness to perceive a broader spectrum of options, or rather the quality of their options, can align themselves – through choice – with actions geared toward the desired aims, bringing about the desired results. But none of these options exist to someone who does not use their free will to seek understanding of themselves and their world.

When consciousness is not present, suffering usually takes its place, and we are given the choice to become conscious by examining the relevance of our experiences and the events that acted as catalysts to our new understandings, or to cycle in our suffering. Hence the ancient wisdom “pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.”

3) Frequency: Your level of Being is measured in vibrational frequency. The higher your level of awareness rises, the higher your vibrational frequency rises. Then your frequency begins to guard you. With the choice to gain knowledge and awareness comes the activation of the higher spiritual realms, which we have now connected to through our vibrational frequency “synching up with” them. This resonance, or harmony between our vibrations and these higher realms, establishes a psychic connection that offers protection from negative entities and their harmful intent.

The more one wields their free will toward consciousness, the harder it becomes for negative entities to breach your realm because you are aligning vibrationally with the higher realms that provide more protection and are available to those who use their free will to evolve themselves — no longer making one simply a food source to the synthetic reality. The negative higher entities can only manipulate our ends to the extent that we are not aware. Therefore it is within our non-action – our free will choice to not choose – that our consent for enslavement is given.

This is the cosmic fine print. The universe deals in contracts and clauses and in this free will universe, if one does not choose to observe their free will and act on it toward their sovereignty, then neither does the cosmos observe it. That is how the usurpation of our reality is allowed: Default settings (“don’t blame me, blame the self-reflecting universe”). Thus knowledge is power.

In all of this the very best news there is to take away is:

Nature favors the brave. Have heart on your quest for knowledge. Don’t lose faith in the journey if it appears purely negative. You will not be left stranded in stardust. The higher realms call out to those who wish to align with them. Trust that this reality can serve you, if you allow it to.

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“Knowledge Is Power – The Benefits of Conscious Awareness,” by Sarah Elkhaldy, February 11, 2015 at http://wakeup-world.com/2015/02/11/knowledge-is-power-the-benefits-of-conscious-awareness/

Original link: Knowledge Is Power – The Benefits of Conscious Awareness

Found at:

http://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/02/12/sarah-elkhaldy-knowledge-power-benefits-conscious-awareness/

Paul Lenda – Making the Transition from Fear to Courage – By Graham Dewyea – 1-7-15

21Paul Lenda

Many souls around the world today are still living much of their lives and consciousness in the state of fear. It’s a sad thing to see but it’s a reality that can been seen all around us.

Many systems (various social, political, religious, and others) within society perpetuate the energy of fear, and such systems will continue as long as the consciousness of courage does not exist within us.

By having courage, we are able to stop experiencing the fear being perpetuated by those systems and take off the illusory shackles imposed by them.

The transition from fear to courage is a very big step and often requires much effort and energy, but it is entirely possible with a little determination and perhaps some external support. Not only is it beneficial for us to confront our inherited fears but also for society as a whole.

The less power that the systems within our cultures and societies have through their use of fear, the quicker they will disappear into the sands of time and liberate consciousness wherever it may be imprisoned.

Fear limits the growth of our personality and inevitably leads to a nature of inhibition and repression. When we exist in a state of fear, we put up an impenetrable boundary between ourselves and our own self-actualization.

It takes a bit of energy to transcend this level of consciousness, which is why we see so often that some people gravitate towards those who seem to have conquered fear and who offer to lead them out of the slavery that it holds. Unfortunately, these individuals whom they are attracted to are many times oppressive totalitarian leaders who take advantage of those who follow this logic.

It is unfortunate, but the subjective consciousness state of fear is a limiting, prevailing, and habitual state of expectancy that can be projected onto essentially any and all aspects of one’s life. Stress becomes the primary byproduct of the fear and creates its own problems as well, which are too many to mention here.

Embodying Courage

The perpetuation of fear will be stopped in its tracks once we embody the consciousness of courage. Courage allows for exploration and accomplishment thanks to our focus of awareness being on exciting, stimulating, and challenging parts of life. Progress occurs when courage is emboldened.

There is a passionate willingness to experience wonderful things that have not been explored before. Fear will been faced head-first thanks to a significantly-higher level of energy and any previous hindrances are gone. Self-esteem will go through the roof because there is a sense of “I can do this” which becomes progressively self-reinforcing. Productivity soars to new heights.

In courage, there is enhanced confidence that one feels within their being. There is an empowerment of the self, thanks to the realization that a person is not dependent on external factors. Everything that one ever needed has been within his or herself the whole time. Freedom is finally experienced as the shackles of fear are taken off and thrown away.

The significant shift from fear to courage allows for a person to now be able to realize and work on manifesting his or her inner potential. This potential can be aligned with one’s sense of an overall mission or goal in life that will be the primary focus from then on out. Pursuing our life goals would not be possible if we had a consciousness of fear since it would inhibit any action towards manifesting such goals.

With courage, our overall level of happiness grows immensely and everything is seen in a more positive light. People are perceived as being more friendly, societal problems are not seen as hopeless as they used to be, and many other positions of awareness are shifted. The evolution of consciousness from fear to courage can change our lives in such a dramatic way that we’d feel we’re living in a different reality than before.

Taking Responsibility

There is perhaps one factor that is more important to be mindful of beyond all others which has to be realized if we wish to make the transition from having fear to having courage: accepting personal responsibility. This critical action is a requisite for the shift from fear to courage and requires that a person gets rid of the idea that he or she is a victim of a perpetrator.

All social belief systems that are based on the suppositions of blame and excuses have to be transcended so that we can shift away from fear. None of this is easy since courage requires a higher input of energy than fear below it does. However, whether it is through the inner determination of oneself or the outer support of others, this critical transition is certainly an obtainable reality.

Understanding the differences between these two sates of consciousness is important to know before the process can begin so that we know what we’re working with. It can take a day or it can take a lifetime, but whatever the pace may be, once it occurs, the sense of self-empowerment can be the satisfaction one has always felt was needed in order to accomplish a most-fundamental self-realization.

“Making the Transition from Fear to Courage”, by Paul Lenda, January 7, 2015 at http://wakeup-world.com/2015/01/07/making-the-transition-from-fear-…

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The Courage To Live Your Dreams – Archangel Gabriel – Channeler Shelley Young – 3-23-14

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Greetings, Dear Ones! How pleased and honoured we are to be in your presence today.

We would like to thank you for coming and supporting our beloved partner in transmission in this last live event before she starts to make the changes that will allow her to move into the life of her dreams, and along that line, we would like to present a channel that will support you to do the very same thing.

We honour you for coming to anchor the energies of the group, and of course, when we say group we mean not only those who are in the room at this time, but also those who will experience this transmission on your internet at a later time.

You are in completely unique energies in this now moment. Your planet is shifting into energies that have never been felt before.

Your earth is shifting, and as the earth shifts, you shift. You are shifting, and as you shift, the earth shifts. It is a beautiful cosmic dance of support, love and unity.

Because critical mass was reached and your disaster scenarios were not met on Dec 21, 2012, and you have all, as a collective whole, decided to move forward into the next grand age of enlightenment, you are truly starting to experience magnificent things on your planet.

2013 was largely a year of shifting into a brand new age.

Your bodies were learning how to sustain higher and higher vibrational codes.

You were shifting on a DNA level in order to support the higher energies and to create the changes that you wish to see.

Now that you have reached the year of 2014, and you are now fully sustainable on the planet in these new energies, you are starting to feel the winds of change blow.

You are starting to feel that the endless cycle of shifting and purging, cleansing and transmuting is ending, and that would be true for each and every person who is reading this channel or who is attending the channel in this room.

Of course, you will always be growing and expanding, but the heavy shifting is largely completed, and you are now entering a time we would consider energetic refinement.

You are changing phases, and this is a profound shift, indeed.

You have been well aware of the changes that have been promised as you were each individually going through your ascension process.

Many of you were aware that you would be moving into unity consciousness and the energies of unconditional love, acceptance, grace, ease, surrender and flow, divine assistance, and stepping into your authentic power and your creator selves.

As you have been pondering what this means for yourselves, many of you are starting to truly feel that the end of the letting go phase is in sight, and that you are about to start creating some of these heartfelt dreams that you have been nurturing for so long.

This can be a scary prospect to the enlightening human being.

Many of you have been disappointed by your religious teachings in the past.

Many of you have pastlives where you believed wholeheartedly in gifts and rewards that never came.

Many of you have sacrificed your lives in pastlife expressions in your pursuit of spirituality.

Many of you have been disappointed by false prophets and other promises and predictions that have not come true, so to believe in the fact that your life can actually, truly shift that profoundly, that you can have the life of your dreams, can be a scary prospect because on a soul level you do not want to risk having that disappointment again.

What is different this time around, is that you are finally understanding that you are the ones who are creating it!

You are stepping into your authentic power, into acting as a creator god yourself.

You are realizing that you are fully responsible for the life that you live, and this can be both exhilarating and terrifying to the enlightening human being.

Your victim consciousness, for many of you, has been a shield that you have hidden behind to avoid accepting self-responsibility.

It can be difficult to understand that you’re moving into be a co-creator of the life of your dreams, working with God rather than accepting presents for good behaviour.

Deciding what you want and then co-creating it, as a piece of God, is a powerful concept that many of you have not yet come to terms with.

Let us assure you, Dear Ones, these are different times, indeed.

There would be no point in re-experiencing what has already been experienced in the past.

You are pioneers now, and you are powerful examples of what people will be able to achieve by embracing their own enlightenment process and stepping into their own authentic power.

Many of you have a fear of failure.

You are reluctant to fully commit to the life of your dreams because you are afraid that you will fail and that you will be disappointed. In reality there is no such thing as a failure.

There is only experience.

We love you for your kind, gentle and mindful souls, and we understand that you do not want to make a mistake.

In our eyes there are no mistakes, there is no judgment, you are not being graded.

You are being encouraged to fully embrace having experiences.

So we would say while we do not believe in mistakes, if there was anything close to a mistake, it would be choosing to play it small and not having experiences.

The fear of success and the fear of failure is very much based in your old conditional love mindset and the idea that there is a
God who is judging you, giving you shiny golden check marks or big black x’s next to your name.

Again we say to you, this is not Santa Claus spirituality, Dear Ones!

You are just fine. In fact, you are more than fine. You are divine.

So, if you can look at things through a new model – a model of experience merely being a means of self definition, you will be far less fearful moving forward.

Many of you have a fear that if you step into the life of your dreams people will no longer need you, or will no longer love you.

Some of you may fear that you will be leaving your loved ones behind to do so, or that you are somehow going to be judged, deemed unworthy, or draw attention to yourself that you do not want.

These are not valid reasons to avoid living your dreams, Dear Ones!

You are here with your own desires, with your burning, yearning passions within you for a reason, because you are meant to bring those energies onto your planet.

By honouring yourself, by loving yourself enough to live the life of your dreams, you can only please everyone around you because you will be having your highest life expression.

Disappointment can never come from having your highest life expression, and again, you will be being outstanding examples of what to be.

Many of you fear that if you attain everything in your life that you will simply transition and leave the body.

We chuckle at this because your energy is still very much required on the planet to support it in its enlightenment process.

So if you get everything that you want, we assure you, you will not die. In fact, trust that you will never be done creating.

There will always be new inspirations that come with every new level of attainment.

Many of these dire “what if” scenarios that make you afraid to follow your dreams are designed by the ego self, the part of you that wishes to keep you small, and has no interest in your enlightenment.

So remember where it comes from, and don’t give it any more weight than it deserves.

Many of you feel that if you attain all of your dreams there will be nothing left to do.

Dear Ones, you are never done growing and expanding.

You are always moving forward. From each new plateau you will create even greater things to experience.

It may be that your current dream is really only a stepping stone to what your grandest dream and purpose really is.

Your destiny may be even greater than you ever imagined!

Your dreams are the pre-programmed route in your internal GPS to help you find your highest, most satisfying life expression.

Hear us when we say that you can have a life of joy, love, support, honour, health, and abundance.

Everything that you are looking for you can have!

You would not be able to dream it, if it were not so.

You have the support of your own soul, your guides, your helpers, the angelics, the masters, your planet, the entire universe assisting you and cheering you on!

So, as you consider living the life of your dreams and doing those things that you have always wanted to do, pay attention to the little doubts that come up, the ones that say, “Yes, but what if you do that and…”

Be aware of those old fear-based thoughts, see them for what they are, and let them go once and for all.

The way to truly and effortlessly move into the life of your dreams is to embrace surrender and flow, faith and trust, understanding that to be in such energies is to bypass all blockages, all fears, all self limiting belief systems.

It will move you seamlessly into your highest life expression and from there you will create anew.

That is what is going to support the New Earth that you are all here to birth and experience, and we simply cannot wait to see what you collectively create.

This is what we wished to present to you today. It has been our great pleasure.

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A Message About Bad Days – Ask Teal Episode

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Enlightenment is only the beginning, because after enlightenment you still have to engage with physical life, and physical life was designed to be a means for creating expansion. Physical life is a learning hologram. No one who is alive is exempt from expansion and so, no one is exempt from contrast. And as long as there is contrast, there is the recognition of what is unwanted as well as the recognition of what is wanted present within you.

Most of us have a clear idea of the goal that we are headed towards. We want to be enlightened. We want to be absent of ego. Most of all, we want to be free of suffering. We have a picture in our heads of what we think that enlightenment looks like; our perfect image of the spiritually enlightened person. But what most people don’t know is that this image we are holding on to, is a lie that we keep telling ourselves.

Enlightenment is not like that. Enlightenment is no kind of retirement from life itself. It is no kind of retirement from the ups and downs. We create the illusion of enlightened retirement from the ups and downs when we feel resistant to the ups and downs. We invent the idea that enlightenment means perfect bliss twenty-four hours a day only when we are suffering and we want an end to that suffering. Enlightenment is only the beginning, because after enlightenment you still have to engage with physical life and physical life was designed to be a means for creating expansion.

Physical life is a learning hologram. No one who is alive is exempt from expansion and so, no one is exempt from contrast. And as long as there is contrast, there is the recognition of what is unwanted as well as the recognition of what is wanted present within you. If we were to reach a state where we were magically transformed into a permanent state of bliss, it would mean ended-ness. There could be no further expansion from that place and that would not serve the universe at large. What serves the universe at large is eternal expansion. So even once you have attained enlightenment, you still have to integrate what it has taught you. You still have to integrate the spiritual awareness you have achieved into your day-to-day life. Even though the samsara waves never stop coming, the more enlightened you become, the more your thoughts change. Your perspective changes to match the vibration of source perspective. And so the meaning of your experiences changes. The way you think about and deal with the ups and downs is what changes and so those ups and downs are not experienced the same way that they once were.

There is no shame in struggling. Having problems is not a character flaw. You have not failed if you have a bad day. Buddha had bad days. Jesus had bad days. Muhammad had bad days. You will not meet a single physically manifested being (whether they are an ascended master or not) that is exempt from contrast and so you will not meet a single physically manifested being who is in alignment twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

To expect this from anyone is cruelty. To feel embarrassment or shame if you are out of alignment is cruelty. To expect yourself to be in alignment twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week is cruelty. And it’s time that we stop perpetuating cruelty in ourselves as well as within this spiritual community that we ourselves are responsible for creating.

Spiritual practice is just that… It is a practice. It is still a practice for those who are spiritual masters. Alignment is something that we have to maintain. It is not a prize that we reach and then we are granted alignment forever no matter what we think or do.

Alignment and enlightenment is not something that is done to us once we prove ourselves worthy. It is something we constantly maintain. We choose to come into alignment or not in each moment. And denial is no kind of alignment.

So the question is: Are you bypassing yourself?

Ram Dass – Awakening to Life Through Truthful Relationships

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How to achieve deep connection and harmony in our relationships through the practice of openness, honesty and letting go.

Ram Dass presents some powerful wisdom that can help us heal or evolve any kind of relationship. Especially useful for breaking out of the kind of stagnation that often dulls human relationships. Putting this wisdom into practice however is often a challenge that requires courage. Well worth the effort.

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Hero – Mariah Carey

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How to Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin

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Listen to Paula Gregorowicz, the Comfortable in Your Own Skin Coach talk about the 3 C’s of being comfortable in your own skin – clarity, confidence, and courage. From an appearance on “Talk 2 Me with Life Coach Natasha Sherman” on TV 30 Princeton, NJ. Used with Permission.

Courage Does Not Always Roar – Bobi Seredich

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“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.'” Maryanne Radanbacher.

You Are Worth the Time

Do You Have These 11 Traits Of Highly Creative People?   by

Highly creative people:

  1. Have the COURAGE to try new things and risk failure. Every big breakthrough starts as a harebrained idea. This doesn’t mean you should constantly go off the deep end, just that you should balance your routine portfolio of solutions with an investment in the new and untried. Over time, the risk is usually worth the reward.
  2. Use INTUITION as well as logic to make decisions and produce ideas. When Matt Drudge designed his Web site, he listened to his gut instead of the Internet gurus. He kept it simple, small, fast, and some would say ugly and primitive. But it works for him, making The Drudge Report one of the most recognizable and popular sites in the world.
  3. Like to PLAY, since humor and fun are the ultimate creative act. Which is to say you just have to lighten up. We all have goals, and quotas, and deadlines, but it’s not life and death. When you enjoy yourself, your brain relaxes and is able to produce more and better ideas. One of those ideas may be just what you’re looking for.
  4. Are EXPRESSIVE and willing to share what they feel and think, to be themselves. Blogging is the ideal arena for injecting your personality into your work. People are emotional creatures and respond better to people who appear real, honest, and open. Not only is it more interesting, it can also be more persuasive.
  5. Can FIND ORDER in confusion and discover hidden meaning in information. Research and critical thinking are key tools for the creative person. Information is to the brain what food is to the stomach. So-called “writer’s block” or creative burnout almost always results from a lack of fresh information and having nothing meaningful to say.
  6. Are MOTIVATED BY A TASK rather than by external rewards. You must like the challenge of writing, explaining, teaching, and persuading. Sure, you can make money along the way, but if you’re in it just for the money, you’re not going to be a fountain of new ideas.
  7. Have a need to FIND SOLUTIONS to challenging problems. Even the most creative writers won’t have a solution for everything. If they claim to, they’ve stopped thinking. Highly creative people are those whose eyes light up at a question they can’t answer. That’s the opportunity to learn something new and produce remarkably creative content.
  8. Will CHALLENGE ASSUMPTIONS and ask hard questions to discover what is real. Writing, blogging, or business rules aren’t really rules, only rules of thumb. If you want to wield true creative power, you will always take what others advise with a grain of salt. (That includes all of us gurus who love to don our pointy wizard hats and pontificate on the secrets of success.) If you don’t know something from personal knowledge or experience, you don’t know it at all.
  9. Can MAKE CONNECTIONS between old ideas to produce new insights. Combine the little doodles you make on a white board with online video and you get CommonCraft, a new approach to explaining things to people in a way they can easily understand. Sometimes the best solutions are simply two old ideas jammed together.
  10. Will PUSH THE ENVELOPE in order to expand the boundaries of what is possible. There was a time when no one thought you could make money on the Internet. Now it’s a huge, multi-national business platform. Instead of dividing the world into the possible and impossible, it’s better to merely divide it into the tried and the untried. What have you not tried yet?
  11. Are willing to TEST new ideas and compete with others based on results. Isn’t that what they mean by the “market of ideas”? Isn’t that what business competition is about? If you’re afraid of being wrong or losing, your creativity will suffer.
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