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    The New York Times Company | May Jeong | 3/20/21 | 8 min
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    • Pegeen
      ScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      Ignorance is not bliss, it’s a choice not to open to what is being shown to us that is really difficult to face. I can’t help but feel we are living in a time of “shadow revelation.” We tend to be afraid of the dark, yet we know that it’s only within the dark that we can find the light. How I choose to respond will be unique to me, to each one of us. In my work as an Energy Practitioner, my practice is to open myself to the wisdom of my Heart Center, where I find Truth and Creativity. This Inner Intelligence guides me, helps me to go beyond my old cultural limiting beliefs and enter into the Field of Infinite Possibilities. And I have a beautiful community in which to do this, to find support and more expansive ideas. More and more, I realize that my mind is limited, my heart expansive. It’s no longer “me” but “we.” I know that is as cliche as the line, “we are all connected” or “we are all one.” Laugh if you want to, think it’s Pollyanna corniness, but I have found those words, those sayings to have a depth of meaning that is profound. A call to action of some kind, of realizing that each individual is actually me. I remember someone asked Mother Teresa, How on earth did you work with the poor in India for your entire life? And she replied something to the affect that each face was the face of Jesus.

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
        3 weeks ago

        More and more, I realize that my mind is limited, my heart expansive. It’s no longer “me” but “we.” I know that is as cliche as the line, “we are all connected” or “we are all one.” Laugh if you want to, think it’s Pollyanna corniness, but I have found those words, those sayings to have a depth of meaning that is profound. A call to action of some kind, of realizing that each individual is actually me.

        Yes! None of this is corny. You’re right on. I have those thoughts sometimes too (“We are all one”) and they are some of the best, most meaningful, most Enlightened thoughts I’m capable of. So powerful, so huge, so true - it might be the meaning of everything.

        This article broke my heart. 💔 Your comment initiated some healing. ☮️ That combo (break and heal) yields true growth. 🌱

        • Pegeen
          ScoutScribe
          3 weeks ago

          Thanks Bill, to touch each other’s hearts is such an amazing feeling! I so appreciate your thoughts. And Readup, that allows for such deep and meaningful exchanges.