“In learning to live more consistently in the Now, we increase the energy of our consciousness.
Who we are, always begins in the Now. None of us will become our true selves at some fortuitous moment in the future. Our real identities never originate from the remembered glory or traumas of our pasts. It begins anew with the attention we offer to ourselves and to life in each moment. The Now is not an ultimate state to be realized but rather a continuum to be lived. We can hide in the shadows or risk diving deeply.
At this evolutionary moment, humankind is wavering between fear and love, focusing on survival and yet beginning to touch the infinite potential of being. In brief moments we know the undeniable rightness of all things; we come home to ourselves and understand that we are already that which we have been seeking. Yet at the slightest threat, we revert to distrust and control, once again losing confidence in who we are. Simultaneously we unconsciously externalize this inner breach of faith and perceive a threatening world. Instantly we are back with both feet in the dominion of fear.
With both feet firmly on the terrain of love, we find that life is not about survival, it is about thriving. It is about consciously embracing each moment, aware of our parts in a greater wholeness. In the ecology of love, all things have their rightful place and purpose, including our most difficult feelings. In the wisdom of love, we gain the energy to encompass what we formerly fled.
What is needed now, what evolution is demanding, is that we experience the self transcending power of soul.”