How do you describe the ocean to someone who’s never seen it?
How do you describe the color blue to a blind person?
Sit with that for a minute … It’s hard, isn’t it?
Describe an ocean wave. Describe the shade of the color blue. How would you do it?
So now, maybe you formed your words and sentences, put it all together to the best of your ability, and described the details and now …
It’s up to the individual to get it. What if they don’t? Then what?
What if they get it, but the picture they form in their minds looks differently than the way you described it. Are they wrong? Are you right? How do you know? How do you know for sure? Are you sure?
The beautiful thing about our lives, the magic of our existence is we’re all here to have a personal experience. We gather information, file it in our infinite being, retrieve it when we need it and then we use that information as a filter to process life.
Do our perceptions and the way we process information make it truth or right … for everyone?
See, the thing about experiences and the way we process them is, no one else is going to take in the information and process it exactly the way we do. They are having their own, personal experience.
Does that make them wrong? Does that make them right? How do you know? How do you know for sure? Are you sure?
Here’s another one …
Describe the darkness.
Are you sure? Are you sure that is exactly how it is? How do you know for sure? Are you sure?
Is one good and one bad? How do you know? How do you know for sure?
Chances are, you are basing them on your own personal experience or using your filters to interpret information based on what someone else may have told you.
Are you getting this?!
Our Truth is our truth and no one else’s but … does that make it THE Truth?
We gather information from personal experiences, books we read, things we hear and perhaps stories on TV. The Bible says one thing, Buddha says another and your pastor says another. There are many different branches of the Christian faith each proclaiming their truth. Who’s right? Are any of them really right? How do you know? Are you sure?
These are shifting times. People are awakening so something so much bigger than we have accepted for ourselves and all of us are searching for some kind of meaning in it all but perhaps … there is no meaning in it at all. For the simple reason that we are all here for a rich experience, every experience is rich and different and there is no room for judgment.
Now what?! If we’re not judging, if we’re not able to point fingers and talk behind someone’s back, if we’re not able to tell someone all the answers and we’re not able to interject our thoughts and ideas because they really mean nothing except to ourselves, then what is the point in living?
Perhaps this is the beginning of awakening and understanding one’s self. Many teachers will use the coined phrase “Know thy Self”, in their teachings because if we do not know ourselves, then how can we possibly know what’s best for someone else? And guess what? When you know yourself, when you get intimate with your own beingness, when you fall in love what is truly you, you won’t care what others are doing. It won’t matter if they’re in alignment with your beliefs because you will finally be at peace with yourself and nothing else will matter. You can go about your business feeling free and alive and give everyone else permission to do just the same.
NOW YOU’RE LIVING!!! … Really living YOUR life! You are FREE!!!!!
Whew!!! Take a breath …
If you’ve read this far, if you’ve gotten to this point and not abandoned the message, you must be ready to receive peace in your life. You must be ready to shift your thoughts and ideas about what is really going on in this life; your life, and you’re ready to abandon the stuff that does not support your own, personal experience any longer.
Are you ready? Are you sure you’re ready?
What am I seeing?
How am I seeing it?
Is what I’m seeing REALLY what I think I’m seeing?
Is it true?
Am I sure it’s true?
How do I know for sure? Am I sure? How do I know I’m sure?
At some point in this questioning process you’ll soon discover that life is liquid. Everything shifts and changes and nothing stays the same. You’ll perceive one way one day and then it can shift. That is why you can read a passage in a book one day and get an internal message and then reread that passage again on another day and get another interpretation out of it. Life is liquid, ever shifting and ever changing.
Go with it!!! Stay fluid and allow yourself to move with the current. As sure as the stream changes directions and the flow shifts around the rocks and currents, so does life. When you arrive to this place free from judgment about what is, you question everything that you see, you’ll realize that it is all an illusion and nothing is real.
Let yourself be at peace with all that is and when you get there, when you stop fighting what you are perceiving based on your filtering system, then you are truly living YOUR life.
Then … it won’t matter whether the person who has never seen the ocean has an understanding of what they have not seen, or a different perception than what you perceive. You can give the blind person permission to see the color blue to the best of their ability and enjoy it … or not. If they cannot see it, if they cannot grasp what is being described to them, then that is okay too. You do not have to prove yourself to anyone because you know yourself and that is all that matters.
Give people permission to walk their path, talk their talk and do their own thing and perceive this life how they want. You do not have to take any kind of ownership in that because you are doing your own thing free from judgment because …
You are questioning EveRyThiNG!!! Your life is becoming more and more magical by the moment.