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When Intention Creates Reality

” When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.

*Thomas Sowell

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Intention creates our reality, but is that reality the truth or what you want others to hear?

So much of what is happening in our world today – and, yes, I am talking about the global collective – is an intense “zeal” to win arguments, to discredit others, to create pain, and to hate…all for personal benefit. 

I am not taking sides here.  I see what is happening across all political, economic and justice issues. And so I ask.  WHAT IS YOUR INTENTION?

If we want change – the change that benefits a collective consciousness – then we need to examine our individual intentions. Are we working towards the good of all or only those who think like us?  Only those who don’t threaten what I believe to be the truth. 

AND SO WE SHOULD ASK

  • Am I promoting my truth because I fear the changes that may come?  Am I simply protecting self?
  • My truth may not be your truth. And my truth may not be good for the whole. Am I or you more important than the all?

I THINK NOT.

And if not, then we each need to reexamine our intentions.  How?

  • Shift our sense of self from singular to a person who is part of a larger community.
  • Shift our perceptions from one of threat to what is possible.  Just because there is a change, it doesn’t mean we lose.  In fact, the results may likely be quite the opposite.
  • Shift from sureness of our knowing to one of learning and not assuming.
  • Shift by letting go of what “was” and bring ourselves into what can be created when we work together for the all.
  • Shift from living with anxiety to one that finds joy in hidden corners.

Create a new reality built on the truth of a world for all.  Act on intentions devoid of fear.  Act on intentions that are for the greater good and not painful consequences. 

By the way – laughter goes a long way in clearing the head and making space in the heart. 

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