Being the Change in These Turbulent Times

By Paul Lenda

Staff Writer for Wake Up World

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.

-Edward Everett Hale

These words by Edward Everett Hale, a Unitarian spiritual teacher who helped with several social reforms in 19th century America, demonstrates our power to be a change maker, no matter how seemingly small that impact may seem to be.

We are living in turbulent times right now. There are many ideas, ranging from the ancient Hindu yuga cycles to the modern Great Turning theory, indicating that we are in a profound time of transition.

Everywhere you look, there is upheaval. We are being forced to re-evaluate everything we have considered to be unchanging and the way that things should. The imbalances have become so great that there is now a readjustment phase we are going through, which will eventually lead to balanced wholeness, one way or another.

It seems there are issues facing our collectively shared reality that are insurmountable. This can lead to a defeatist attitude, as well as a discarding of our values because fear is driving us to align ourselves with individuals, movements, and ideas that are perceived as being a “lesser evil” than the alternative.

We have to be careful not to give away our power. We all share a responsibility to do our part in restoring balance and creating the future. Yes, you are just one person, but that has never stopped other luminaries of times past from being catalysts for global change.

You can look at yourself as being just one agent of change in two ways:

You take on a helping role in a specific way for a specific issue affecting the entire planet.

You expand and elevate your consciousness and continuously pulse out a frequency into the collective consciousness noosphere that will help raise the vibratory frequencies of all other life, including the very Earth itself.

The most effective change makers do both of these simultaneously. It is easy to be happy and loving when things are going well, but the true test of how evolved you are comes when there are extreme challenges facing you and the collective experience. How strong are you?

If someone asks you how can you be happy, peaceful, and loving in a time when the world is on fire, you can tell them that this is especially the time to be that way.

The Future is What We Decide to Make it

Are we collectively evolved enough to take responsibility for creating a nourishing future for ourselves and of all life? If not, we will continue to see the manifestation of situations which do not have our best interests in mind. We will continue to see further turbulence, suffering, and degradation of life-sustaining systems. It’s time to graduate into a responsible human family working together to co-create a future that benefits all of us on Starship Earth.

The future is entirely in our hands. Beyond the 3D aspects of making the planet a safe and habitable place for us, on a more subtle level, we can shift the energy of the global noosphere in a way which will transpose down into the dense 3D realm of our local Reality here on Earth and restore balance, harmony, and coherence.

Never underestimate the tremendous power our consciousness has on physical reality. Our thoughts can literally shape and create a new reality! One person alone is powerful, but consider how powerful billions of people are, all having the same focused intention? The results would literally transform reality.

We are in a time of great transition, transformation, and transmutation. Let’s change the course of our collective future present towards a reality where we celebrate and nurture life, restore balance and maintain harmony.

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About the author:

Paul Lenda is a conscious evolution guide, founder & director of SHIFT, author, writer, speaker, meditation teacher, life coach, and ambassador for the New Paradigm wishing to provide an integral role in personal transformation and the collective social transformation of humanity. Paul offers private one-on-one holistic life counseling & conscious evolution sessions, via Skype or phone. Paul takes into account all aspects of the hyperdimensional matrix when providing guidance, counseling, and coaching.

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