Come November….

Here it is the first day of November. This year has seriously evaporated like an early morning mist.  The funny thing is at times I feel like I have been sprinting through this year, yet I don’t feel like I have gotten very far.  It is early on this Thursday morning and I am at the office just before 8:00 AM.  I will have my breakfast, sip my coffee.  Organize my work day, review my emails and any messages then get to it.

These days I have an energy building again.  The past few weeks I have been trying to get ‘caught up’ on my sleep.  I know, I know…we can never catch up, but I am going to bed at a decent hour and these days sleep has been evasive.  Now last night saw me quite tired and I fully expected to fall into a deep slumber.  Alas, Halloween also comes with a tradition of fireworks and so for about three hours after slipping between the sheets, I was continually pulled from sleep by the sound of firecrackers being set off.

So I did not make it to the gym this morning.  Still, there is an energy.  I liken it to about a year ago when I first began to feel a strong sense of….I am having trouble articulating this, and I want to say liberation, yet that doesn’t seem to convey what I am trying to get at.  And for the record, I just completed one hell of a run-on sentence.  But grammar aside, I have this sense that a shift is coming.  I have been having quite a few of those in the past few years and now I feel like a big one is coming.

That is the other reason that sleep has been elusive.  There is an excitement and a bit of trepidation as well.  Everything tells me to keep going in the direction I am going.  There is this whisper wakes me in the middle of the night to tell me to stay focused and to prepare.  And I am now at the point where I am wondering what it is that I am closing in on.

I drew three Tarot cards the other day and they speak to this change and shift as well.  In a sense they were confirming what it is I am moving toward.  The cards I drew and the order was as follows.

The World – The Lovers – The Sun

I don’t know a great deal about these cards, but what I do know is they are much like a compass that shows you the direction you are heading in and where you are at any given moment.  Their purpose is not to tell your future but rather make you aware of what is going now so that the decisions you make can be sound.  Or at least that’s my interpretation of them.

In any case, the cards I drew are very interesting.  It is as though I am at the very beginning of a new era of my life having gone through and finally learned all the lessons from my past life.  I bring a wisdom now?  A clear vision?  I hope so.

Only the passage of time will release the mysteries that lay before me.  And with wide-eyed anticipation, I move forward and embrace all that is to be.  May I do so with humble appreciation and may I always have the passion that I do this day.

Have a fabulous day everyone.


The Big Picture

Yesterday I watched an online video featuring Gregg Braden.  I have become a fan of his books, his music and his talks as of late.  His approach to his topics are well researched and based on a multitude of facts.  One thing I have noted with the books and conferences I have read and viewed of his, is that he makes me pause, draw back and look at the big picture.

The man began his professional career in the sciences, so he tends to approach his subject matter with the analytical mindset of separating fact from fiction and weighing these against the current status quo.  So basically he takes current findings that are based on fact and weighs them against previous scientific conclusions that were at one time, and in many cases still are, considered accurate.  Perhaps it is not surprising that much of what is still being heralded as a “deep truth” can now be shown to be erroneous.

We humans are funny though.  We don’t like to be told that which we have accepted as solid fact and undeniable truth is, in fact, incorrect.  One of the things he was discussing yesterday was Darwin’s theory on evolution.  And while Darwin certainly challenged the thinking at the time, many of his conclusions, which were made based solely on his observations at that time, can now be proven to be incorrect.  Darwin didn’t have the luxury of DNA evidence available.  He didn’t have the availability of mass communication.

So while he challenged the thinking of the day, and rightly so, his conclusions were based on rather random evidence.

Much was discussed about earth cycles and patterns.  Furthermore, what was discussed is the possibility that our ancestors may well have been trying to forward information that could be very valuable as we come to the end of a world era and enter into a new one.  Gregg encourages that we work together to assist one another as we enter this time of change.  That in my mind, is the most important aspect of all of this.  Come what may, we need to work together.

It is interesting to me as well, that we don’t like to acknowledge our forebears with possibly having a more sophisticated knowledge base than we do.  Information has been lost to us.  Of this I do know.  There have been groups that have formed throughout history with their sole purpose to destroy the information they find offensive or repugnant.

One of the statements I liked yesterday was that we could spend our entire life experiencing an earth change and not even be aware of it.  Change is not always quick and to the point.  It can be a very long and drawn out affair.

I like having information presented to me in a manner that I might review later for myself should I choose to be skeptical.  I like having everything put on the table then looking at it from every angle.  I like removing myself and standing at a distance while I ponder it purpose.

Should you have the opportunity to view some of this man’s work, I would encourage you to do so.

Enjoy this day.