Two Events – Two Roles

Every day we create the universe before our eyes that is as we choose it to be.

Today, for me, I was introduced to two gentleman with very similar circumstances but they both were playing very different roles.

What if everyone is playing a role?  Not merely playing the role of parent, caregiver, lover, friend, employee, or employer, or whatever societal role yours may be, but what about everyone playing other roles as well?

The first gentleman, we will call him Jacob, was in his early 20s and for anyone who think that generation has somehow lost a step I am absolutely loving this new energy I keep manifesting for myself.   This young man is very indicative of others  his age I have met recently.
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Jacob had such amazing energy. He was so vibrant, excited and completely in joy when I picked him up for a ride.   As soon as he got in the car, I could feel his energy.

I asked Jacob where he was going, and he responded by saying he had only a few minutes earlier woke up to his friend asking him if he could change the tire on his van that had been left on I-95.  There was no resistance but instead, Jacob was excited about the opportunity to help him, because in part, he had known since he was 4 years old.

Jacob had such high vibration, and not only could I feel his energy, b20171223_123601_001ut I could see he was playing the role of hero.  Jacob was his friend’s hero, and he stepped fully into this role.

After dropping him off, and a little while later, I was manifested the second gentleman.   I had parked my car, and was getting ready to walk towards the grocery story when he called out asking if I could jump his car.   I had a feeling I was not the first person he asked.

He was not only much older than Jacob, but he was quite a bit older than myself.  We will call him Ethan, and he had on a gold necklace, a bright yellow button down dress shirt that he wore out over his dress pants.

I could feel Ethan’s energy was kind, much like Jacob’s, although Ethan was nervous.

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The hood of the car was already up, the jumper cables already attached, and the first thing Ethan told me was that he had to push his car even though he recently had surgery.  He then pulled up his pant leg to reveal the long scar.

Ironically, when I was pulling in I thought I saw him pushing the car and had planned on parking and then getting out to help him push, but he had already finished.

I could feel Ethan needed to share about having surgery, because his role he was playing was of the victim.

It is said that a hero needs a villain, but that is reserved for comic books and super heroes, because in reality the villain needs the hero, and the hero needs the villain.  They both play off one another.

Another irony is both ended their time with me in much the same way.   Both gave me a man hug, said they were incredibly grateful, and were gone as quickly as they arrived.

The victim was not bad, nor the hero good.  Both were merely playing a role.superhero-296963_960_720

At other times, if we would have met at a different place or time, the roles may be reversed.

We have all played the role of victim.  We have all played the role of hero.   And, we consistently play many different roles.  Those roles play off each other, as people come in and out of our lives, even like Ethan and Jacob, their time with me is but for only a few moments.

Seeing people as playing a role helps me to see them as more human and allows me to see them as even more human, as I recognize in myself the many times I have played the role of a victim.  I have seen the many times I have played the role of a hero, too.

In fact, these two gentleman that I manifested today are a gentle reminder of not only when I have been the victim and the hero, but what other roles I am playing each and every day.

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I AM (FREE)

I am
no longer allowing
doubt
uncertainty, or the unknown
to cloud my judgment

I am
living a life of
Certainty
and Conviction

CONVICTION

I am
no longer having
fear
lack or guilt
dictate my decision(s)

I am
living a life of
Purpose
and Passion

PASSION

I am
no longer being in
pain
hurt or suffering

I am
living a life of
Abundance
And​,​ Gratitude

GRATITUDE

I am
no longer feeling
disconnected
alone or helpless

I am
living a life of
Joy
And​,​  Peace

AJOY

​I am
Love
And, Light​

LOVE

I am
FREE

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I AM

I am
In acceptance
That I am not alone
That you are here
With me

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I am
In acknowledgement
That I am connected
To eternal source energy
Within me

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I am
In reverence
That I am supported
By your holy light
With me

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I am
In gratitude
That I am blessed
By the divine insight
Within me

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I am
In appreciation
For it all
And all that is
With me

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I am
In love
With the gift
Of love
Within me

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How connected are we, really?

We reside in a world that is more connected than ever, and yet in some ways, we can be equally disconnected.  That disconnect extends, more often than not, from ourselves.

If I may share what has been incredibly beneficial for myself (both professionally and personally) is two of my practices. Through sharing my hope is it may beneficial to you, or someone you know.

They are:

1) Living in complete Joy –  In order to achieve complete joy, my first step is to become mindful of the moment and to be able to feel the emotion of enjoying whatever it is I am doing not dependent upon circumstance or situation.  Like any other exercise, it takes commitment to achieve results, and part of this includes daily meditation. A very simple one is breathing in, smiling (visualizing my entire body smiling) and then breathing out releasing (and letting go of) whatever is no longer serving me.  Through meditation, I am able to control my thoughts rather than having my thoughts control me.  The focus though is not only on my thoughts but also my emotions, and feelings, while taking full responsibility for my actions and behaviors.  The more I allow myself to acknowledge that joy is possible at any place, and any time, the more I allow myself to embrace joy right now, which transcends all that I do and all that I am.

2) Unconditional Appreciation –  Coupled with living in complete joy is my practice of unconditional appreciation. Not only am I grateful, but I am consciously appreciating everyone and everything that is present in this moment. My focus is on what I have rather than what I do not in conjunction with focusing on the solution(s) rather than the problem. Every single person who comes into my life is for my own higher good. Every thing that I encounter is an opportunity to learn and to grow, and the more I am able to appreciate all I have right now, the more I am able to enjoy all that life has to offer.

How can I support and/or be of service to you?

 

Embrace (Let go)

Life is eb and flow
Like the
Sun and moon
Night and day
People come
And people go

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​Your Lover today
May be your​
Stranger tomorrow
Your stranger today
May be your​
Lover tomorrow

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Hold her tight

For the only certainty
Is the unknown
So, embrace it now
Allowing this moment
To ring in the light

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Let not ​your​ love
Sit outside in the rain
And turn to rust
Waiting for another day
Or for the ​sun to shine
​Or clouds of doubt to subside​

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All there is
Is this moment ​​
​T​o frolic and ​to ​play
As everything else
Is not real
Outside ​your kiss

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Naked ​you must be
With your emotions

Thoughts and feelings
​So ​you may b​e able to act

In congruent with y​our being
That is inspired living​

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Allow ​yoursel​f to let go
Free from being tied down
By the lies of yesterday’s story
Or tomorrow’s fantasy of glory
Give yourself to the moment
It will be gone before you know​