Escalating Middle East Tension

20th September 2012

By  Chris Bourne

Contributing Writer for  Wake Up World

Developed society faces an escalating problem right now
It has been founded on the fissure of fractional debt: the intrinsic need to consume ever more in order to sustain economic stability. But resources are in finite supply and are beginning to dwindle with accelerating climate change. Society is like a sinking ship, sailing into the perfect storm. To maintain control of the vessel a while longer, the powers-that-be need another ‘problem, reaction solution’. Create a problem in the Middle East for example and justify the next erosion of liberty and the next bail-out. External distraction is a well proven way of preventing too much introspection.

What can the awakening movement do about it?

The petro dollar economy

The developed West invaded Iraq ostensibly because of weapons of mass destruction. Surely it’s clear to all this was lacking a degree of integrity! So why did they do it? Was it because of the oil? I’d say yes, in part, but perhaps it also had a good deal to do with the risk Saddam imposed to the petro dollar economy.

Back in the 1970’s an agreement was made with OPEC that all oil in the Middle East would be traded in dollars. Like a hot air balloon, the dollar rapidly inflated its value as the world currency reserve. Countries across the globe scrambled for dollar surpluses and US ‘Treasury Securities’ so they could afford to buy oil. It meant the US could borrow cheap money and import low cost commodities from the Far East like they were going out of fashion. But it also meant the US manufacturing industry was decimated, and a consumer boom of buy-now-pay-later mentality which has ballooned the US national debt to something astronomical (I can’t even get my head around the numbers!).

So when Saddam threatened to sell his vast oil reserves in Euros instead of dollars, this represented a severe threat to the stability of the West. It would undervalue the petro dollar and risk a rapid exit of countries propping up the dollar reserve currency. I imagine that was a large part of the reason Iraq was invaded. It’s probably the same reason as Libya, which happened not long after Gaddafi put together a plan to sell Libyan oil for gold. And could it also be the  real  reason why the West is piling pressure on Iran? They too have been planning to pull the plug on the dollar reserve currency. Western economies would plummet.

So what can energy workers do about it?

  1. Trust in the divine:  the first thing is to trust that our expansion of consciousness is having the desired effect. What is that exactly? Well to me it’s all about unwinding control. Wherever you see a challenge and breakdown in the old world consciousness, to my mind that that has to be a good thing. So as we see the Eurozone beginning to fracture right now, it means less centralised control, less dependence on environmentally catastrophic consumerism and the possibility of more localised sustainable communities. I’ve long been shown by benevolence that this is a crucial stepping stone to our  Evolutionary Ascension.
  2. To keep expressing – with all our passion:  secondly we must keep speaking out, keep expressing, keep writing, blogging and making videos. We’re waking people up in ever increasing numbers, people who are now beginning to challenge the accepted status quo. That’s what’s happening especially in the developed west at the moment and we need it to continue. We need to challenge the system that invades other countries with impunity and threatens its own people with incarceration simply for holding an  alternative view.
  3. Align with the flow – keep sailing to the ocean:  we need to keep watching and feeling the flow. You cannot predict exactly what is going to happen from step to step. That’s why mind led intention is fatally flawed. There is a flow of unwinding consciousness that is going to break down the old fear based reality in its own way. We can each be amplifiers for the establishment of a higher consciousness. We simply have to open ourselves up, feel what we’re being invited to do and allow our  soul-ray-harmonic  to choose the steps. In which case, not only do we support our own evolution, but that of the ascending group too.

Energy workers unite!

What I propose sounds simply right? If only! In a way, it is simple, but often the simplest of things can be the most difficult. They require trust that we really are having an effect. They require discipline and focus, deciding what really matters to us in life. And they require persistence – not getting dragged off down some diversionary alley way.

Whether we truly know it in our hearts yet or not, we are each having a fundamental impact in the Ascension of Gaia and the liberation of humanity. Every thought, emotion and feeling we have, every choice we make in day-to-day life, is either founded on the old fear based mentality (and so therefore sustains it) or is love based freedom of expression, trusting in the ultimate benevolence of life.

So in these crucial times of heightening tension and fundamental change, let us take heart, have courage and confidence in our future, come together and unite in the space between the spaces…


About the Author

At the age of 40 Chris was involved in a life threatening car crash in which he thought he would certainly die. This precipitated total inner surrender and a rapid reconnection with the conscious life force through all things.

He found himself suddenly able to experience and contemplate through multiple dimensions of reality to see the deeper purpose of life itself. He began to remember his true reason for being here.

He explains…

“During the crash, time seemed to slow right down and I was guided back through key moments of my life. I was realising that every moment in our lives has but one underlying purpose – to reveal an aspect of truth about ourselves to ourselves. I was beginning to dissolve every belief and value our society had conditioned within me.”

“This was my initial awakening to the magical unifying consciousness of the soul. Over the eight years that followed, I was guided through four other inner ‘Gateways’ of consciousness. I have since come to know the process as the five key expansions on our journey of Enlightenment and ultimate Ascension into multi dimensional living – our divine birthright”.

Prior to the crash, Chris had a rich an varied professional career in industry, in teaching, as an Officer in the Army and finally as a web development entrepreneur before being initiated on his spiritual path. With a Masters Degree in Natural Sciences from Oxford University, participants in the work are finding his integration of grounded scientific understanding and profound spiritual realisation deeply engaging and transformative.

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