Turtles have been living on this planet longer than dinosaurs
Humans have been living on Earth less than that
And yet many of us are living like dinosaurs, caught up in a karmic loop
of the reptilian mind – obsessed with order and control issues
A perpetual state of fear is the psychological reality for many
the glass is seen as half empty, which creates anxieties about the fear of loss
But Turtle’s shells reflect safety, security and protection
It’s always good to slow down and return to the mindfulness of our breath
With a Solar Eclipse New Moon, and Lunar New Year arriving this week
Stirrings of Spring energies are waking up underground
Can you feel their movement into new beginnings and foreshadowing
of above ground changes in the air, like a fading stock exchange
and military-industrial complex?
We are all children of God, even Donald Trump
The time is now to purge and release our ideas of separation
Us and Them kind of thinking is devolution
Demonizing our demons will not bring us to the Light
Why are there movements to impeach Donald Trump,
hold power abusers accountable, create a more equitable economic system,
nurture minority/woman’s rights, and
provide safety nets like universal health care?
Will Trump quit before he gets impeached, then live out the rest of his life
pontificating about being persecuted, and ensconced in seeing himself as a victim?
Why is there such push back to justify going to war against perceived enemies,
under the guise of national security?
It is because oppression needs to have a privileged few on top,
and an overwhelming majority on the bottom to feed the machine
But we are all in this together . . .
Human beings are complex creatures, and our relationships
are greater than the sum of our parts
Look upon one another as mirrors to help us reflect the light of love and truth
Remember that it takes less energy to love than to hate
It has been said that Dog is “man’s best friend” . . .
In this Chinese New Year of the Dog, meditation on Dog can inspire
a deep compassion for our human shortcomings,
and loyalty to our one human family
See you further up the trails,