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Dana Mrkich -February 2013 Monthly Visions: Truth vs Theatre

This is one of the best articles I have seen lately on any topic. I almost always love her posts, but this one is even better than usual. I have long known that the point of work on ourselves was to get to the level where we could take appropriate action to make things better on Earth. Years ago I started a discussion group Spirit In Action on yahoo groups for people who feel the same-if you are interested, please go to yahoo groups and join the discussion!

Dana Mrkich February 2013 Monthly Visions:Truth vs Theatre

The video version with commentary is here

This year has had a real heaviness to it which may have left some questioning have we truly ‘made it’? The ending of our old cycle meant one of two things as we faced the beginning of a new cycle. Collectively we had a choice: to awaken and transform our world, or to stay in our slumber and experience the demise of all living things. That was the reality of our situation. The way we were going was not, and is not, sustainable. So it was with great anticipation that we looked forward to the beginning of our new cycle. It symbolised a positive turning point and a new beginning. We knew that we did not come here to fail yet again, and so millions of people celebrated as together we shifted into a new era of consciousness, and thus a new era of awakening and global transformation.

Yet after the first dewy days of a new dawn, rather than feeling exhilaration and bliss many of us found ourselves feeling like wed been hit with a wet cloth. We experienced a sense of heaviness, depression and even a desire to leave the planet for much of January. We may even have wondered Did we really choose the road of mass awakening and transformation? Am I deluding myself? Maybe we failed…again!! Speaking for myself, even though everything was fine and dandy in my personal world, it felt very hard to be here on Earth and I havent felt that way in a long long long long time. I became hyper-super aware of all the injustice that is still out there, all the lies and dysfunction that are still happening, all the mediocrity were still surrounded by thats celebrated by the mass media while real issues and solution-pioneers are ignored, and part of me just did not want to be here anymore. Im sure many of you felt the same way.

February will feel much lighter as we adjust to the new program which is: heres the truth of your reality/world, what are you going to do about it? We will continuously be called this year to find ways to come back to our centre with revelation after revelation sending us into waves of shock at times and even further despair. We need to remember that revelations are a positive thing, even if they are challenging, because they lift what has always been there under the carpet to the surface. Revelations are an important part of the process of positive change. Revelations are part of the process of awakening into greater consciousness and awareness. So it will be a very dramatic year, and it will also be exciting to be a witness to all that is being uncovered.

Many of you will already be feeling this witness or observer vibe, having energetically already stepped out of the old matrix, and watching as if from the outside in as the old world falls away. This may seem to contradict our commitment to greater conscious action, however the key word there is conscious action. We dont personally need to be involved in every demolition and re-construction of every building and structure on the planet. We all have our own piece of the puzzle to take care of. Just follow your own inner compass and your own Hansel and Gretel Cookie crumbs. You may be a conscious observer for some issues, and a passionate activist for others. You may be a devoted parent who is committed to researching about the healthiest food options for your kids, or you may be a kind, loving person who is always there to extend a helping hand to others. A lot of people get confused about this fine line between taking action vs allowing thing to unfold. To me it is not an either/or situation, it is both. It is our old paradigms version of action that has confused us. The old version was a very masculine, aggressive, mind type of action, often coming from fear, that wasnt necessarily in harmony with the actual, desired outcome. The new version of action is conscious, heart-based, divinely-inspired action which may at times mean that your action is to sit and be in your own sacred space. It may mean getting political. It means whatever it means for you in each moment.

At the same time that January brought a heaviness born of hyper-awareness, I was aware that this hyper-awareness was a good thing and much needed for everyone to finally snap awake in a really conscious, practical way and be active transformation agents in greater and bigger ways; on a humanitarian level, political level, environmental level etc. We are continuing to receive so many signs that something major has shifted. Mass protests are everywhere demanding a myriad of social changes, and governments are finally committing to meet some of those demands – British MPs have voted in favour of same-sex marriage. There has been, and will be more, unprecedented outrage and a no more vibe to attitudes and ways that have long passed their use by date. Negative comments about women breastfeeding in public triggered a nurse-in outside a television studio in Australia. While those particular negative comments may not compare to other recent triggers for outrage (the rape of women and the sexual abuse of children for example) the reaction is linked to the same core: the rise of the divine feminine and the refusal to continue to allow the disrespect that women, children, minority groups, and other vulnerable people have continually been shown. Conservative U.S television host and political commentator Bill OReilly said recently, The White Establishment is now the minority. He said that with a grim face like its a bad thing, but for those who have been suppressed as a result of this establishment it was cause for celebration.
There have been major revelations of long-hidden secrets and we will see more as the months continue. Lance Armstrong finally came clean (ish) to Oprah and there is news breaking just now regarding a major drug cover up in Australian sports. Its been revealed in the UK that popular brands of food purporting to use beef, are actually using horsemeat instead. There was a mainstream article that somehow skipped the censors brush and dared to point out the truth: that we have all become participants in a false reality that has been constructed for us. We will become aware of this more than ever this year.

A recent media controversy in Australia highlighted the insensitivity of prank phone calls after a tragic consequence. In another case, a much loved media identitys on-air confession about smoking, tearfully admitting to not being able to kick the habit while currently pregnant, has raised awareness of the power and dangers of addiction more than any smoking campaign ever has. All of these things are shifting our collective consciousness just as much as, if not more than, any self-help seminar.

So whats going on? Have we made the shift or not, and if we have why does it feel so heavy? Well indeed we have but as weve been saying for years: shifting into a new vibration means anything not in alignment with that vibration has to come up and out for release, collapse or transformation. It is the era of transparency and authenticity. It is the era of truth and integrity. Whenever we make a major personal shift, we will always come face to face with all the ways in which we have been sabotaging ourselves. We will have lightbulb moments about thoughts, beliefs and actions that have been running contrary to what we say we want. Weve experienced this in our personal lives, we are now seeing it in greater numbers of people, and in wider global arenas. As with personal awakening and inner transformation, mass awakening and global transformation requires a confrontation with truth, and truth is what we are collectively finding ourselves neck deep in right now.

The heaviness is a result of the megatonnes of truth, or rather deceptions that were disguised as truth, that are pouring out of every personal, social, political, government, military, corporate, media, pharmaceutical, religious, historical etc nook, cranny and crevice right now, spilling out for all to see and feel and a lot of it is not pleasant. It can be downright ugly, disturbing, uncomfortable and challenging to our personal reality comfort zones. Yet if we truly want what we say we want a transformed world then this heightened exposure to the current reality that surrounds us is an essential part of that process. Shifting to a higher level of consciousness involves being awake and aware to everything that is playing a part in creating our reality, to everything that is being portrayed to us as reality. We cannot change what we are unaware of. We cannot step into our power if we are blind to the ways in which power has been taken from us. Pulling back the curtain of OZ, or the veil of illusion, is not for the faint-hearted.

Discussing and exposing the truth is often seen as negative for the very reasons mentioned above. It is often uncomfortable and challenging to hear it. In mainstream society the truth often flies against the face of what we have been taught, or are being told, is truth. In the alternative community, it often flies against the face of the old new age motto to think positive and focus on what you want, not what you dont want. Yet there is nothing positive in remaining silent, in keeping quiet, in being blind to what is going on in the world. Our old everything happens for a reason so leave it alone motto is not going to cut it in this new cycle. Yes, everything does happen for a reason we are collectively starting to realise that one of the higher opportunities of a tragic event or injustice is to act as a catalyst for action and transformation. This is what we will see more and more of this year. People being galvanised into action by small and large events, that trigger unprecedented outpourings of emotion and response, compelling individuals, communities, companies and governments alike to finally do something about a variety of issues.
I feel we are not supposed to sit back and use spiritual platitudes as justification for inaction, or to avoid the emotional responses that would be triggered by actually facing the realities of the world in which we live. Those emotional responses hold the key that will guide us to whatever action is most appropriate. It is through our emotional experiences that we find our humanity and ultimately express our spiritual enlightenment. The greatest measure of our enlightenment now lies in this question: In the face of watching brothers and sisters in extreme crisis, what are you going to do?

A New Kind of Enlightenment by Dana Mrkich, Insight Magazine, Jan 2007
Right now, the truth is making some people very upset – namely, those who have relied on certain truths remaining hidden in order to stay in power. Theres now even a supposed negative name for those of us who dare to question official stories and practices truthers. Its starting to feel like the days of the witch hunts all over again where people who voice the truth or dare to question are ridiculed or worse! Protests are seen as low-level terrorism, while laws are being put into place in some U.S states making anyone who reports factory farm abuses a terrorist! Facebook is suspending accounts that question the official narrative of Sandy Hook following a warning from Connecticut Police that misinformation could result in prosecution. Questioning a narrative that has so many inconsistencies as to be completely mind-boggling is a perfectly normal human reaction. It is our right as citizens to question things that are directly, or indirectly, affecting our community, country or world. Whether it is mass media incompetence reporting staggering inaccuracies or outright deceit that explains these inconsistencies, surely we arent okay with either? So why are people who are asking questions being vilified by members of their family and community? It is a good sheep-herder that can train his sheep to herd themselves into not stepping outside the established boundaries!
Before we all run away from the planet in despair, the good news is that the degree of truth-repression thats occurring right now is a direct response to the degree of truth-seeking, truth-demanding and truth-revealing that is occurring right now. Informed, courageous people are still daring to question. They are daring to reveal truth and they are having a positive impact – activists have prevented the factory farm whistleblower = terrorist laws from passing in seven states.

No one is here to tell you what is truth and what is not, what is good for your children and family, and what is not. There is no one truth fits all size, however there is that which is true for you. And to find out what is true for you is one of your most important jobs right now. Do whatever resonates best read, research, meditate, journal, ask questions, look under carpets, muscle test. Find answers that sit right with you and let your own inner authority guide you.

Another reason for this new cycle heaviness was explained so well by the grandmother of Conscious Evolution Barbara Marx Hubbard in a recent interview with The Shift Networks Stephen Dinan. She described it as a kind of post-partum depression that even she has felt. Having spent so long exerting so much time, energy and focus toward the birth date of a new world, it is as if we woke up the next morning to the reality that we had a newborn in our arms (a world needing to be completely overhauled from ground up) and frankly the reality of the situation hit us all like an overwhelming blanket that we wanted to hide under for a while.

A relevant comment came through on my Facebook page that many of you will resonate with: Initially my January started off rather light but as it’s gone on it’s just gotten heavier and heavier and I feel like I’ve stepped back 10 steps for no reason … so I’m just sitting with it and not ‘doing’ anything with it as I’m hoping it will pass very soon.
My reply was: I would love it to pass soon too but unlike heaviness from energetic or emotional debris that can be cleared in an easier way, what we are feeling is the physical debris, the physical reality of all the systems that have been operating in a way that is not in harmony with our hearts, souls, our health, our worth. So in this case the clearing that needs to take place revolves around action be it exposing truth and old attitudes, or participating in the creation of/supporting new systems and structures. So the heaviness is not so much an energy we need to move through, rather it is many aspects of physical reality that we have to dismantle and replace with a new physical reality. We had to get to a certain level of consciousness in order to be able to do this, but now we’re here it’s time to transfer our consciousness into action, in whatever small or large ways. I believe it will be in our daily actions now that we will find relief from the heaviness.

So a good question to ask right now in the heaviness might be: what can I do right now to find relief from the heaviness? What can I do to make me feel I am participating in the clearing/renovation process? It might be as easy as reminding yourself: Well I am recycling a lot more than I used to. I am choosing fresh, healthy, local food when I can. I am aware of the ingredients in my packaged food and moisturisers. I support local farmers and craftspeople. It might be as challenging as committing to something that you keep procrastinating about that your soul is calling you to do more of, or less of. Even not ‘doing’ anything can be a conscious action eg consciously choosing to stay in a peaceful heart-based space. When you consciously acknowledge that this is your contribution for this moment, it is in those moments that you will find relief. Another great question to ask is: what is this particular heaviness drawing my attention toward? What have I just been made aware of? Often you’ll find that the same sort of topics/events make you feel heavy, so these are clues as to perhaps what your soul would like to get more involved with at some point down the track or find more information about.

Around the same time that I was writing about this heaviness, a friend sent through a beautiful short video of a young boy with down’s syndrome being mothered/patted gently by a golden labrador. It instantly lightened the heart, so add to the list of actions you can take: watch something, read something or listen to something that reminds you of all the beauty and love that exists on our planet. It was a great reminder to balance out all the heavy truth-revealing with joyous truth-revealing as there is plenty of that out there right now as well.

We are creating a new world, and there is plenty of evidence right now to show that. This evidence may not be wrapped in the pretty package we expected, but remember that the real gift is not the package. It is what is inside once the paper comes off.

(c) Dana Mrkich 2013

Dana Mrkich is an Energy Intuitive, Author of A New Chapter, Creator of E-course Create a Life you Love and an inspirational teacher, writer and speaker. For more info, please visit her website, join her on Facebook or follow her on Twitter.

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Dana Mrkich – November 2012 Montly Visions – Supercharged Expanded Awareness – 13November2012

Dana Mrkich – November 2012 Montly Visions – Supercharged Expanded Awareness – 13November2012

 

Dana Mrkich

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This month we will see the continuing acceleration, with increasing intensity, of that which we have been witnessing and experiencing all year – extremes of actions, emotions, responses and revelations. The higher frequency energy flooding our planet, and our cells, is triggering and bringing to the surface everything within us that is in alignment with that energy.

We are seeing this with increasing numbers of people experiencing a greater sense of community, a greater desire for peace and unity, a greater need for fulfilling relationships and meaningful work and a greater drive for truth, fairness, justice and equality. It is also bringing to the surface everything within us that is not in alignment with that energy. We are seeing this with flare-ups of old feelings we thought we’d dealt with, and the inability to tolerate situations that we accepted in the past.  We are seeing major upheavals in our social, religious and political structures as the cornerstones that have been holding them together no longer have the required energy available to sustain them.

We are also seeing individuals and groups with a lot of resistance to this shift.  Some of these folks are moving forward kicking and screaming, feeling very angry about changes that are happening, seeing it as an attack on everything they believe to be ‘right’.  Others are unable to move forward and change as they are inwardly being guided to do, due to strong fears, yet it is impossible to stay in the old energies at this time without experiencing a great deal of discomfort. So these folks are experiencing various degrees of ‘frozen stuckness’ manifesting as depression or physical health issues in many.

Our next chapter is about us moving forward as conscious, awake and aware beings who are truly free and empowered to creatively co-create our world. As we move forward into the next chapter of our human evolution we are experiencing a massive quantum leap of expanded awareness as so much that we have been unaware of is now coming into our conscious awareness. More of our higher self, that part of us that holds a higher state of vibration and consciousness, is currently in a process of descension – descending into our physical bodies so that we are more and more becoming living embodiments of who we are on that higher level.  There has been much focus on ‘ascension’ as our physical world moves up into a higher vibration, but the process of descension is happening simultaneously as our higher consciousness grounds into our bodies and physical reality.

The fact that this higher consciousness is of a higher frequency to what we have become used to cannot be over-stated, and that is why it is so important to clear our old stuff.  This is why we have all been receiving the same inner message for years: wake up, clear your stuff, heal your issues, change your thoughts and patterns. For those who haven’t, it’s like putting a high voltage appliance into a low voltage socket – the appliance will short circuit or blow a fuse; which we are seeing happen in people physically and emotionally in so many ways. Old paradigms, old ways of thinking and old ways of acting are self-combusting and imploding in so many arenas.

This expanded awareness is giving us lightbulb moment after lightbulb moment, giving us more pieces of the jigsaw as to what is contributing to the creation of our reality: on a personal, family, community, country and global level. This expanded awareness includes everything from gaining major insight into our inner beliefs, patterns, cellular stories and soul potential to finding out more of the truth about political and intelligence agency cover ups, child sexual abuse cover ups, corporate wrongdoing and what those in positions of power really believe and say behind closed doors (no longer closed thanks to sneaky camera phones and instant you tube uploading).

We are finding out so much, on a daily basis, about the power games being played by those who put their own agendas ahead of the needs and rights of other people.  It’s said that Earth is a planet of free will. Well that sounds like a lovely playground idea but it’s time to grow up and step into our next level of consciousness and realise a couple of things about this whole ‘free will’ situation.  In actual fact, we have not had true free will, and many on Earth have completely abused the amount we’ve been given.  Free will is the freedom to do what you want without restraints. Yet we have had plenty of restraints on us. We’ve been limited from knowing and embodying the bulk of who we really are, where we’re really from, why we’re really here and what abilities we all really have. What we all really know on a higher level has been hidden from our conscious knowing all our lives! It has been incredibly restrictive to have had to live our lives oblivious to the fact that our lives are how they are predominantly because of non-physical aspects of ourselves that we were never taught to look at or acknowledge. If we have ten potential doors in front of us, but are only aware of three, and are ‘free to choose’ any of those three, is that really free will?

Most people are innocently living their lives, doing the best job they can to raise their families and be good citizens, oblivious to the fact that a bunch of shady characters are running the world as they see fit, polluting the Earth, corrupting the political and financial systems, creating a war here and there for personal profit, and participating as players in toxins, injustices and abuse galore. All the while keeping hidden knowledge and resources to themselves that could help humanity and humanitarian crises in a flash.

This is not a Hollywood movie. This is not science fiction. This is not conspiracy theory. It is our world. Thankfully the time allocated to the shady characters for their way of doing things is over (and for the spiritually ‘politically correct’ folks, yes we learned a lot with all these restraints, yes we chose it all, yes we’re all one big happy family at the end of the galactic day). However, we’re moving now into a new time with new ways of doing things.

Our expanded awareness will be such a turning point in our evolution. An increase in consciousness is not about being more zen and blissed out, although that’s a lovely added bonus. It is about living life awake and aware, knowing what’s truly going on within and around us, knowing what factors are contributing to the reality we are living in. It is about using that expanded awareness to consciously create our reality. Our quantum leap in consciousness will thus be, and already is for many, a very grounding experience for those who choose to use this leap to create new lifestyles, new ways of building homes, new media intentions, new ways of working with our health, new styles of governing, new education models and so on.

Between the old time and the new time is the transition time, and we’re in that right now. The transition time is the time when everything that has been hidden is revealed. It has to be revealed in the same way that everything under a carpet is of course revealed when you go into a room to re-decorate. Just like any ‘under the carpet’, what you see and discover is not always pretty but thank goodness you looked because now you can sweep it away and have a clean, shiny floor! Our new chapter will be built on new foundations of truth, greater consciousness and higher awareness, with respect for all living beings including our planet being a priority.

Revelations and revolutions are happening now in so many ways.  People are currently living through the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, and our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected in the Caribbean and U.S.  The days, weeks and months ahead are going to reveal many ‘holes’ in the way ‘authorities’ deal with humanitarian crises. Of course, these ‘holes’ have existed in previous situations, but the difference now is that so many more people are going to be aware in a conscious way of these ‘holes’ and will vocally call for those responsible to be held accountable or change to respect the needs of the people.

The United States just re-elected President Obama which surprised many given the concern about the economy.  It was not surprising to anyone who is aware which way the vibrational wind is blowing these days.  While many are disappointed in Obama’s perceived performance over the last 4 years, to shift to the alternative would have been a shift to beliefs, policies and mentalities that are of the old world.

This doesn’t mean that there has been a resounding endorsement of President Obama. While the majority prefer him to the alternative, they are being very clear that the next four years need to be different.  Inspirational speeches are no longer enough. While it’s now clear to most that in order to get into a position of power like that you have to ‘play the game’, the people are being very vocal and saying “We have had enough of the game!”

“JV:   I think every politician should wear a NASCAR race suit at this point.

KR: Why’s that?

JV: You know how the NASCAR race suits all have the ads stitched on them from the driver’s sponsors? Politicians should wear that too so we can see who owns them.”

–          Jesse ‘The Mind’ Ventura On Politics, Porsches And Paddleboards by Kenneth Rapoza, Forbes.Com

This election was not so much about the election of a new President. It was about people coming together to declare what they wanted, and what they did not want. We are entering the era of the heart, and the election came down to which candidate most resonated with the people on a heart level. If the current President, in conjunction with his government, doesn’t act in alignment with the trust people have placed in him, if the political machine insists on continuing to ‘play the game’, we will see outright social anarchy and rebellion to overthrow the entire system. This is not business as usual time.  Everything not in alignment with the higher frequency energy we are entering has to transform or collapse, and that is just how it is.

“The heart won’t fix our economy or create jobs” many of you might be saying. This will be hard to hear but certain aspects of the economy are not supposed to be ‘fixed’, they are broken because they were built on a corrupt foundation.  Certain jobs and industries are not meant to continue. The shift is not a spiritual concept, it is a real, physical process facilitating transformation on every level. We will eventually see a new economic system emerge. We will see new jobs and fields of work develop.  But the fact of the matter is that we are in the transition time and this time was always going to be bumpy. No President or Prime Minister or person is able to avoid the turbulent waters we are in, however there is a vast difference in outcome depending on how they choose to navigate their ship.

A heart-based perspective will provide a more easeful passage in the current energetic climate, even if a mind-based perspective would seemingly make more sense in the current economic climate. In the old reality, people have the attitude that as long as the economy is okay, everything is okay even if it actually only benefited the few at the expense of the many. In the old reality, hearts are constricted and souls are driven by fear, creating a ‘what’s best for me’ mentality.

In the new reality our hearts are opening and our souls are yearning for love and connection. We strive for ‘what’s best for us all’ solutions. We are discovering that a healthy economy on the surface covered a multitude of corruption underneath. This corruption has to end.  Politicians and business employers have to have new ways of working and new ways of treating their fellow people. So, in this way, the heart will create a new economy and will create new jobs.

This month we will be blessed by three major alignments: the November 13 Solar Eclipse, the Nov 19 Pleiades Alignment and the Nov 27 Lunar Eclipse. This series reminds me of the process that happens when you drive through the carwash: soap is squirted on, the water comes at you from all angles, and the automatic washers start pummelling your vehicle. You can’t leave halfway through if you get a bit scared. You signed up for the whole deal, so you just have to sit there while your car gets a good wash and rinse. Then comes the hot air and the driers, removing all the drops and making you nice and shiny. You wait for the green light, and off you go into December, a cleaner, clearer, sparklier version of your former self.

(c) Dana Mrkich 2012.

Permission is granted to share this article freely on the condition that the author is credited, and this byline is included. Dana Mrkich is an Energy Intuitive, Writer, Speaker, Teacher and Author of A New Chapter.  Join her on Facebook or Twitter for regular energy updates. www.danamrkich.com www.danamrkich.blogspot.nl