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The Power of Patience, by Sharon Salzberg

FaceBook  On Sep 20, 2015 Nancy wrote:

Once a corporate officer ,time was an enemy as I never had enough of it.  I had to manage, motivate and assure  targets were met as well as budgets and revenue projections. As a Human Doing, patience was not one of my virtues.

It took a near fatal car accident and in a rehab hospital for 3 1/2 years for me to become a Human Being. With new maturity,  I saw that Time is life. It takes Time to heal. I learned to Trust. I could not control the outcome.But I could work on my behalf. I learned to meditate, visualize and dream. I learned to be partners with Breath.

Back in the world, I saw I had a choice to bring my maturity with me.When I don't,  I catch myself and just breathe. Later when I review my day I forgive my lack of compassion where I did not just breathe into the situation. This is ongoing as I am no saint. I AM A HUMAN BEING! I am a work in progress learning to respect ALL.

See the words earth and heart in the word Breathe? Well the Aether is there as well. The Aether the 5th element is Chi/Prana: Breath. Hate is there as well. All life is a choice. Hate is fear. I prefer to send out love with my breath. Love and Fear cannot co-exist. Namaste.

 

Processing Anger With An Open Heart, by John Robbins and Ann Mortifee

FaceBook  On Feb 19, 2013 Nancy, a Swan wrote:

 Something to consider about anger...it is in the race consciousness when hearing a truth for the first time:  All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer As an example think back to the introduction of Stress Management 30+ years ago. ...it went through all those stages. Now and for at least the past ten years, most major Insurance Companies will reimburse for stress management programs that include diet and meditation. The point is not to mange stress or even anger it is about getting to the root of the cause to bring understanding, wisdom and empathy to Light. All is love or love in disguise.    See full.

 Something to consider about anger...it is in the race consciousness when hearing a truth for the first time: 

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer

As an example think back to the introduction of Stress Management 30+ years ago. ...it went through all those stages. Now and for at least the past ten years, most major Insurance Companies will reimburse for stress management programs that include diet and meditation.

The point is not to mange stress or even anger it is about getting to the root of the cause to bring understanding, wisdom and empathy to Light. All is love or love in disguise.

 

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Processing Anger With An Open Heart, by John Robbins and Ann Mortifee

FaceBook  On Feb 19, 2013 Nancy, a Swan wrote:

 We are all actors on each others stage. Anger is a motivator to actualization: More Self Knowing. Anger is an emotion is produced by feelings and thoughts about an experience we assume an injustice has occurred. To manage the gift of anger productively we must look at the WHY of it objectively as the Neutral Witness.  Anger often signals suppressed feelings of inadequacy and hopelessness. It is road rage personified.  Not excusing in someone the same offense we have been "guilty of".  Making the other person wrong w/o asking them their motives,  we protect deeper feelings we do not want to own:  we have cast our Shadow onto them. Our ego loves our self-righteous indignation.  EQUALLY: The person who is the recipient of the anger is repressing anger of their own no matter how innocent the remark may have been. So it is a major opportunity to release the martyr hood belief of "when I speak my truth I get burned." Major theme of many Light Workers. Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.  – Carl Jung        See full.

 We are all actors on each others stage. Anger is a motivator to actualization: More Self Knowing. Anger is an emotion is produced by feelings and thoughts about an experience we assume an injustice has occurred. To manage the gift of anger productively we must look at the WHY of it objectively as the Neutral Witness. 

Anger often signals suppressed feelings of inadequacy and hopelessness. It is road rage personified.  Not excusing in someone the same offense we have been "guilty of".  Making the other person wrong w/o asking them their motives,  we protect deeper feelings we do not want to own:  we have cast our Shadow onto them. Our ego loves our self-righteous indignation. 

EQUALLY: The person who is the recipient of the anger is repressing anger of their own no matter how innocent the remark may have been. So it is a major opportunity to release the martyr hood belief of "when I speak my truth I get burned." Major theme of many Light Workers.

Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate. Carl Jung

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A Servant Leader, by Vinoba Bhave

FaceBook  On Oct 30, 2012 Nancy a Swan wrote:

I like, Vinoba Bhave, hold out great Hope for Humanity. It is about serving and being served. There is a saying,  "If the people will lead the leaders will follow."  In my view being a "servant" begins with self. Each person in their evolution must finally commit  to a high standard of responsibility to self. This is how one serves Justice for all. How else can we have this precious commodity that is TRUST? We each have to resurrect our conscience. Abuse on every level continues - 90% of all prison inmates report they were abused as children. People teach what they know. Science calls this Epigenetics. Many of our institutions are populated by varying degrees of abused inner children including the religious. They too are as "guilty" of violating Trust. What if all had been treated with respect as children??? Would crime be as  rampant? When people are disrespected repeatedly they become numb. Only someone numb can hurt others consciously. Lack of conscience does not just occur on Wall Street and the Financial Industry but Madison Avenue whose Guru was Edward Bernays, the nephew of Freud. He is considered the "father of public relations/propaganda".  Psychologists are paid to encourage our need to belong in the way ads are written. The Wonder Bra that women stood in line for in the rain overnight in So. Cal in 1991 was a twenty year old product!! It just had a new spin put on it and earned the Sara Lee Corp. many millions and marketing awards galore.  We buy into this spin and more. We tech this to our kids A four year old knows the branding of McDonalds. Won't eat the real Mac burger wrapped in another label....but will eat an imposter in a Mac wrapper! A six year old runs home crying from first grade as she is not wearing Osh by Gosh jeans. A fifteen year old kills for a pair of sneakers. We like the spin, the hype, the show. We saw this with the mortgage loan debacle. People signed doc  See full.

I like, Vinoba Bhave, hold out great Hope for Humanity. It is about serving and being served.

There is a saying,  "If the people will lead the leaders will follow."  In my view being a "servant" begins with self. Each person in their evolution must finally commit  to a high standard of responsibility to self. This is how one serves Justice for all. How else can we have this precious commodity that is TRUST? We each have to resurrect our conscience.

Abuse on every level continues - 90% of all prison inmates report they were abused as children. People teach what they know. Science calls this Epigenetics.

Many of our institutions are populated by varying degrees of abused inner children including the religious. They too are as "guilty" of violating Trust. What if all had been treated with respect as children??? Would crime be as  rampant? When people are disrespected repeatedly they become numb. Only someone numb can hurt others consciously.

Lack of conscience does not just occur on Wall Street and the Financial Industry but Madison Avenue whose Guru was Edward Bernays, the nephew of Freud. He is considered the "father of public relations/propaganda". 
Psychologists are paid to encourage our need to belong in the way ads are written. The Wonder Bra that women stood in line for in the rain overnight in So. Cal in 1991 was a twenty year old product!! It just had a new spin put on it and earned the Sara Lee Corp. many millions and marketing awards galore. 

We buy into this spin and more. We tech this to our kids A four year old knows the branding of McDonalds. Won't eat the real Mac burger wrapped in another label....but will eat an imposter in a Mac wrapper! A six year old runs home crying from first grade as she is not wearing Osh by Gosh jeans. A fifteen year old kills for a pair of sneakers.

We like the spin, the hype, the show. We saw this with the mortgage loan debacle. People signed documents knowing they could not afford the payments. This is equally true for credit card debt. It is estimated that most families are over $15,000 in debt.

Governments are still needed. Why? Too many on both sides of the counter try and cut corners in every sector.

As evolving humans it seems we must be more discerning. We do not serve ourselves or others by making it ok that Big Pharma and Big Farma continues to create untrustworthy products and produce.  How is it we also allow Chem trails and our water supplies to be polluted?

Each of us must take back our power from people and from all the systems that do not serve us. Justice is an inside job and we serve ourselves by adhering to the way of the heart that is respect. In the so doing we serve others.

“It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”(Frederick Douglass

Healing our own hurt inner child is the way to begin. This is the Hope I hold that will serve Justice for All.
Namaste.

Nancy Di Giorgio

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