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Paradox: The Best of Times and the Worst of Times

Actually, while I’m here, I’d like to comment on another situation that I’m confronting, in the hopes that it rings a bell with you. Again it concerns cognitive dissonance.

The dissonance occurs from holding in the mind the tragic reports of people suffering from extreme weather conditions while also holding the mind, at one and the same time, the knowledge of what we can expect when the New Age arrives in 2012 or sooner.

I’m finding it acutely uncomfortable to hold these two opposing visions in my mind at the same time. You remember Charles Dickens say, in the opening to A Tale of Two Cities: “It was the best of times and the worst of times.”  Well, today as well, it is the best of times and the worst of times.

Many people in the world right now are suffering greatly. This is the period when Earth must release accumulated negativity, just as we have been releasing it. All of us are making ready for Ascension and the planet is as well.

Consequently we see extreme weather patterns at various places in the globe, mudslides, possibly earthquakes and volcanoes, etc., and this is very troubling and saddening. [Matthew Ward has just stated in his Message for January, posted today, that the extreme weather we are seeing today is in fact an Illuminati production. This of course does not change the fact that people are suffering. If anything, it makes the situation worse]

Matthew warned us that people would be leaving the planet at this time for an assortment of reasons. He  made this sobering comment in 2007:

“I do not mean to sound dire when I tell you that before your world reaches a near-Utopian environment, many, many millions will leave by choice or because their bodies cannot survive in the higher vibrations Earth is approaching in her ascension journey, now at an accelerated pace.” (Matthew’s Message, Feb. 3, 2007.)

We don’t get to vote on the situation, apart from deciding to be here now. What we say will not change what people have agreed to or what is their destiny. I wish it were otherwise, but it doesn’t seem to be.

That means that some saddening and tragic-seeming events will occur, whether we like it or not. That is one side of the equation.

At the same time, for me, I’ve been getting glimpses of how wonderful our future will be when we ascend to Fourth Density first and then to Fifth Density. The words on the pages are starting to come alive for me.

I’m starting to sense, see or feel the enlightened society that has come to assist us during these times to prepare us for Ascension. They are universally loving and wise and stable, will mentor us in all our needs and introduce us to new technologies that will be freeing.

Moreover, our own frames of mind will elevate and refine and turn more and more to being universally agreeable. I’m beginning to sense what Heaven on Earth might feel like and this is very troubling.

Yesterday I felt, if you don’t mind me saying it, like Bob the Enzyte man – the guy on TV with the perpetual grin? I was saying to myself under my breath, “Yay!” and then a few seconds later, “Yay!” I was getting what we are headed towards and I couldn’t keep my excitement contained. It absolutely bubbled up and could not be suppressed.

So there I was with both sadness and enthusiasm going on with me at the same time. Anyone who seems to want to laugh and cry at the same time is usually judged by us as having taken leave of their senses.

So I just say that this is a very difficult time to navigate through. It is the best of times and the worst of times. And allowing myself to have the feelings generated by both play upon my person at the same time is almost crazy-making. But suppressing one or the other won’t work any more either.

This is a supreme paradox for me and a very uncomfortable situation. But it isn’t half as uncomfortable as it must be for people who are actually affected by the Earth changes currently. Their plight is far more important than mine.  Their suffering outweighs my convenience.  So, even though my appreciation for what lies ahead of us seems to be rising and clarifying at this time, my awareness of the tragedy occurring in many people’s lives persuades me to temper it and to postpone really discussing it very often while we respond to the challenges of this time of chaos.

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  1. Good post, Steve. I can really relate to that. I have been calling it, “The double edged sword of awakening.” I am sure many others can relate as well.
    (BTW: the quote comes from Tale of Two Cities)

    Peace,

    Tom

    • Thanks, Tom!

      I’ll change the article.

      Namaste,

      Steve

  2. I don’t think “cognitive dissonance”, which is an “uncomfortable feeling caused by holding conflicting IDEAS simultaneously” is quite the right term for what many of us are feeling. “Cognitive dissonance” describes conflicts such as resolving the belief that America is the “land of the free” with Guantanamo, torture, secret renditions, etc.

    The cure for “cognitive dissonance” is to work through the contradiction by dropping one of the conflicting ideas, such as honestly acknowledging the heavy tarnish on the “land of the free” idea in the example above. But I think what Steve is describing is holding simultaneously 2 LEGITIMATE and appropriate emotions. It’s legitimate to feel joy at the coming changes – elimination of poverty, disease, accountability for the cabal, the end of duality, abundance and love for all, meeting our off world helpers, etc. It’s also legitimate to feel sadness when others are suffering or simply may not be around to experience the coming joy. Unlike “cognitive dissonance” these 2 emotions are not in conflict with each other and neither feeling has to be dropped in favor of the other.

    Speaking for myself and perhaps other Lightworkers, I think what we’re feeling might be an anticipatory form of what psychologists call “Survivor’s Guilt” . Many people who survive traumatic events like plane crashes, combat, earthquakes or even don’t get laid off when their friends and co-workers get pink slips can become clinically depressed and anxious. I think treatment consists of talking about our feelings with others, like we’re doing now, and perhaps accepting the implicit responsibility embedded in the Survivor’s Guilt question, “Why not me?”. Because you’ve been selected to help others.