Author of Beyond Human: Claiming the Power and Magic of Your Limitless Self
People today seem quite fixated on the idea of cataclysmic change. I catch snippets of the apocalypse and the 2012 Mayan prophecy in conversations around town that usually end up pointing to humanity being magically transported to a new world, a new way of being. Seen as some enchanted departure from the world's natural, political, and economic devastation, mass enlightenment is trending in a very big way.
Is the world going to end in a year's time? Visionaries have passed down prophecies of humanity's demise for generations while promising an age of awakening, a New Age. By now we should be asking instead, does catastrophe, or lack thereof, determine our ability to "awaken" or experience enlightenment?
Have you noticed how hard it is to change? Especially at the beginning of a New Year. After all the emotional turbulence of Christmas, happy or not, plus the realisation of last years resolutions not accompanying you thus far.....
We are conditioned by our past, that is the real reason we find it so hard to change! I come with a country background and we knew that once the fox got into the chicken house, he would come back and kill again and again, until he was killed.
Seth David Chernoff
Publisher’s Description: Connection , the second book in the Manual For Living series, is a thought-provoking, soulful inquiry. Author Seth David Chernoff guides us through a series of questions, asking why we think what we think and do what we do--in relationship to our own life, others in our immediate environment, and humanity at large.
Reviewer's Description from David Lintner: This is the second in a planned series of three books that purport to be a manual for living. The first book in the series--Reality--deals with time, illness, fear, reality, physicality, death, finance, accumulation, change, simplicity, balance, happiness, present moment, peace, and amazing life. A conclusion contains information about the author, an affirmation of purpose, and highlights.
25th anniversary edition
Editor’s Description: Are you searching for deeper meaning and purpose in your life? Do you sense that you have an inner wisdom that can be a guiding force for you, yet wonder how to connect with that intuitive self? How do you know which inner voices to listen to?
For over thirty years, Shakti Gawain has helped readers address these questions. Living in the Light has given literally millions of people clear and gentle guidance to create a new way of life — one in which we listen to our intuition and rely on it as a guiding force. The key lies in bringing the light of our awareness to every aspect of ourselves, including our disowned energies — our shadow side.
Everything today is about change – the three “ts”: transformation, transmutation and transition. It is funny how we spend much of our time trying not to choose. We somehow think that if we stand still and put our head under the cover, the choice we need to make will go away. As I started to write this article today, I was interrupted by a telephone call that I knew was coming and a decision that would need to be made that I had been putting off and rationalizing. I simply did not want to have to make the decision and so I had been standing still and treading water for some six months. The vibrations on the Planet now are intensified. We are being required to make a firm decision on the direction we wish to take. We are being asked to decide if we are going to move forward in our evolutionary pattern, or if we want to exit the Planet and pass up this unique opportunity that according to some mystics and sages occurs approximately every 26,000 years.
Change happens. Sometimes it happens to us, visited upon our lives by an external source, and sometimes it happens within us, as a new dream or an impulse that expands our outlook. Sometimes the change is something we wanted, like a new job. Sometimes it is something we thought that we didn’t want, like a divorce.
Sometimes we even get so stuck in a pattern and an unconscious habit that we forget that change is always on its way.
Change is inevitable. We must be open to it, even as it seeks us. And as the interior design of our souls shift, the interior design of our homes must shift along with it to support, nurture and sustain us as we become more aligned with our soul’s calling, message and expression.