When we awaken its a calling to unlearn everything we have been programmed to believe since birth, that software no longer serves us if we want to live in a world where all things are possible. You may have heard the term; after the ecstasy the laundry. The laundry is a metaphor for the clearing, refining and purifying that is required after our real eyes open. We literally realise (real eyes) what now must be washed away.
TO AWAKEN TO THE TRUTH WE SEEK, WE MUST UNCOVER AND STRIP AWAY ALL THE LIES WE HAVE UNCONSCIOUSLY UPHELD.
I have learned many lessons along my short spell here on Planet Earth, spell being an appropriate word regarding programming; one thing that is clear to me is that ‘awakening’ is a destructive process — I never realised what path would be shown to me when I had my most profound peak awakening experience in 2007. I knew something so extraordinary had occurred. I was indeed sent on an adventure I had no conscious involvement in. I was kicked down a path I never knew existed. I like to say LOVE kissed me awake and stirred an authentic inquiry into what is truth and what is lies. Love made a decision to never lie again and off I went further into the unknown. I of course had no clue what was ahead, and lets face it when do we ever know whats coming next? Thats the joy of expecting the unexpected. One thing is for sure, I wasn’t entirely ready to fall from my new found love bubble into some hefty shadowy quagmire. What became clear was how much of a conditioned robot I had been. To awaken to the truth that we seek, we must uncover the many veils of lies our false programming has lead us to believe are true. We must strip away all the walls and false beLIEfs we have built up around our wholeness; our divine miraculous infinitely intelligent multi dimensional loving nature!
Transparency became my tool to navigate me through the shadows and still does as I continue to walk the pathless path, looking, uncovering, dissolving, surrendering, and embracing that space of knowing that words can only point to.
We constantly lie to ourselves…. and we believe it. Its a daily practice to face this truth and then rewire the outdated software (BeLIEfs = BS) this is not some part time job… it has nothing to do with work, this is a life quest which takes us beyond the quest-ions. As the questions can also keep us caught up in over thinking and many of those thoughts can attach us to further beLIEfs. Just because we have a thought does not make it true.
We go through life with so many false notions of the world, of spirituality and of ourselves. We paint & plaster on masks and we believe the facades. It’s all a charade. These are all based upon illusions and deceit. We and the worlds many stories deceive us from moment to moment. I feel that majority of our species are living in a state of neurosis, (yes mental illness) or this state I am highlighting has been termed cognitive dissonance. Surely you have noticed how we justify the most absurd things in our minds. We constantly lie to ourselves…. and we believe it. Thats insane in my opinion. Is this the mechanism of the mind or is it possible the system is faulty or just not known how to use correctly.
We are too attached to the lies. We want to hold on to the illusions and to become enlightened at the same time. That is not possible. But there are hundreds of phony gurus and “spiritual teachers” that will tell you it is. They offer you processes to become happy, fulfilled, calm, find your soulmate, be positive, get the right job, make lots of money, balance the chakras, become healthy and whatever else you may be desiring. This has nothing to do with awakening. This is only polishing the ego. They all lead you right back into the false matrix. You may even be lucky enough to get a golden cage, but it is still a cage, and you remain imprisoned in slavery. This is the road that most people choose to follow. This road is well traveled by the herd — Greg Calise.
“How much are we willing to give up? How much crumbling of the false walls can we endure?” Because on this pathless path, we must give up everything. Every piece of us will crack open. Are we brave enough? How serious are we? How willing are we to go after it? How much will we change for it? To become a change chaser is not easy when we are stuck in habitual unconscious conditioned programs. We fear change like the plague. But can we face death and witness it dissolve into the illusion it is.
NOTHING EVER GOES AWAY, UNTIL IT TEACHES US WHAT WE NEED TO NOW.
It’s far too easy to let ourselves become stagnant and get stuck in repetitive loops of low level dense thinking, it’s far too easy to walk the path that leads us to decay and dis-ease, its far too easy to stay in conflict and suffering, its easier to judge and condemn, its easier to let the door close in a persons face than stand a little longer and hold it open for the next person or persons to walk through.
But let us think of this magically mysterious journey more in spirals than circles, when we keep repeating habitual distractive and destructive behaviours, then this is our reminder to say ‘aha’ I see you clearly now, I acknowledge you. Then we can respond with ‘enough no more’ you can leave now, I have learned the lessons you have come to bare. At this point we are free and ready to go after that next level of self discovery we know is possible. We must die to all that is not real so that we can truly live in the ‘knowing’ state beyond self doubt, self judgements and constant futile questioning. We have to be willing to dive into the unknown to access the known.
I awoke, only to find the rest of the world still sleeping. – Leonardo daVinci
This path is not for the timid or the faint hearted. This is the pathless path less travelled and for me that has made all the difference. This path of love continues to motive-ate me daily to gently and lovingly plug into my truth with practices and rituals that support me in reprogramming thyself, to find the time to sit in silence. This path invites me to constantly and courageously die so that I can truly BE HERE NOW.
Its not until we are willing to crack open fully that we are able to see our authentic bright lights shining and thus embody the wholeness that we have always been. We are the ones we have been waiting for. We are the way.
Wherever you find yourself today let the truth of who you are SHINE BRIGHT. Live your truth, express your uniqueness and love yourself unconditionally because nobody is going to do it for you. Going within is an inside job and we are all grand creators of our own reality. Most people will not understand you and many will think your crazy too but thats ok, those who know know and those who don’t know don’t know and all is well in all of creation. Its only in the realities created on lies that there is anything to worry about because that is where the fears become real for those who beLIEve in them. Where focus goes energy flows.
We know what we know We know what we don’t know We don’t know what we don’t know
evolving transparently with eyes wide open gratitude for sharing some moments here together
Picture above – Paige Bradley‘s striking sculpture “Expansion”.