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hope for a new generation

28 Sep

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I have said it before so sorry if I keep repeating myself but I try not to focus on the news. It is after all one of the most depressing things you’ll see or read all day, especially at the moment with all the chaos happening around the world.

A lot of people think I bury my head in the sand but I believe that for my sanity and the sanity of the world that it helps not to focus on all the negativity and instead focus on love. It is without a doubt the only thing we need right now. Love would stop all this madness because when you come from a place of love it is impossible to commit the atrocities that are being committed at the moment.

If I let my imagination play havoc with my thoughts & think about a world without love, I start to fear for the generations coming up behind me. How does this endless stream of greed, control & violence affect their outlook on life? Does it desensitise them so  that it only becomes worse or will it eventually get to the point where it implodes upon itself and from it comes a period of love and happiness? I can only pray that it is the latter.

If you are a bringer of peace, a purveyor of love then I ask you to spread your story to the masses. It is time for us to focus on the possibilities that life can bring us and not on this chaos that is happening now. If what we think about, we bring about, isn’t it only sensible that we start to think about love and peace? For the sake of humanity, we have to change our way of thinking, we have to start to spread peace, not hate, make love, not war and accept each & every one of us as we are unconditionally. No one needs to change, we all just need to learn to adopt a live and let live attitude.

There is hope for the next generation but only if we start practicing a loving attitude today.

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

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peace, love & mung beans…

14 Sep

I try not to read the newspapers or watch news programmes. I feel that we only perpetuate global negativity by focusing on what the media is paid to tell us. Some people call me naive or tell me that I’m sticking my head in the sand. Well each to their own – I’m fine with that. I only want to focus on love, happiness and peace and I find it very hard to do this when I watch media reports of all the latest atrocities being committed across the world. However, I do understand why this is happening.

Chaos always reigns supreme when you go through change. This applies to one person or to a global population. For so long the world has been run by male dominant energies and as we move into the Golden Age it is only natural for the Earth to start a balancing & cleansing process where male and female energies come back into balance, where we women take our place beside men as equals. Now is a time of chaos and the less spiritually enlightened may feel like the world is a terrible, violent, angry place. But for those of us who are more sensitive to energy, you may feel the underlying current coming through that is imbued with love & peace. In fact, it is our job to remain calm and help spread this energy to all that we can.

I have said this before and I will say it again – life is self-sustaining. Mother Earth will only take so much crap from us before she puts her foot down and says this is how it’s going to be. For us to go into the Golden Age we need to clear out all the old negative energy and find a place in our lives for unconditional love for all things. As you can see, it’s not going to be easy. For hundreds and hundreds of years, we have been made to believe that anything female is weak and less than. Females and female energy has been supressed by greed and corruption. It has even gotten to the point where women feel they need to become “men” in order to succeed in this world. I have met some women who are so hard and uncompromising. Without the softness of female energy, without the compassion or quiet strength of female energy, I’m afraid to say that we are doomed to go the way of the dinosaurs.

I have faith that we can do this, that we can bring about the change we so desperately want. The world is run by a minority of bullying & greedy beings and now is the time to take back our power and say no more. From now on we, the majority, are going to run things, starting with a return to the balance of all that is.

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

PS mung beans are optional…

happy, happy, joy, joy!

27 Aug

Life is great! Life is fabulous! Life is…whatever you make it! So why not make it big & beautiful? We are on this planet for such a short time so I think it is very important to live as our real selves, our quintessential selves. Be true to yourself for you are the only person who can make yourself happy. And happiness is all we are here for – to experience joy. What gives you joy is different for everyone. It could be being of service to others or creating masterpieces or just ensuring your kids are loved well. Whatever your joy, your passion, bring it into your life without delay. When you feel joy in one area of your life, it spreads to the other areas of your life – career, family, relationships, health, etc.

Regardless of what we have been told by the media, we do not need the latest sports car or $100,000 sitting in our bank account to be happy. Whilst these things are nice to have, our happiness should not rely upon outside influences. Everything you need to be happy lies within. Close your eyes, breathe and it will come to you. Feeling joy just for the sake of it, is the best feeling in the world. It is a joy that is boundless. It is a joy that encompasses all of you. It fills you with an energy that gives you the courage to face your fears and move forward towards the life of your dreams. It can be loud and brash or quiet and soothing. Embrace it and you will see your life change beyond your wildest imaginings.

So think big, think happy and be true to yourself.

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

letting go…

2 Apr

No this is not another rant but this entry is about the media and the way it helps mould the world around us. I am always saddened by how the most horrible examples of humanity and nature are usually the top news stories of the day and the examples of us being loving and compassionate are usually left for the fluff pieces at the end of the news. We are bombarded with the latest update of whatever gruesome thing is happening at the time.

Take the media frenzy at the moment about the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Number one, there is so much misinformation being spread around by media groups that have not one thought for the families and friends of the people on that plane. Number two, I know if I was one of those people I would not want to be reminded that my loved one is missing every time I look at my TV or turn on my radio. It is a terrible thing that has happened but I don’t understand why we can’t let the story go so that families and friends can grieve and gain some strength back.It doesn’t mean that the search won’t go on. It just means we give ourselves some respite from it all.

I remember when I was younger and there was that landslide in Thredbo, NSW where Stuart Diver was the only survivor. I particularly remember the news story being streamed 24/7. And whilst it was a story of great determination, courage and bravery, it was also a story about a man who had just lost his wife and now had to put aside his grief to be able to survive himself and it was being spoon fed to us by the media and we were lapping it up. Solid gold tragedy for the media!

Now I’ve read that an earthquake has hit Chile and that they and the surrounding countries are on tsunami alert. “Breaking News!”, “See the latest here” – the headlines are screaming at me from my computer screen. Another tragedy for the media to lap up.

What we focus on, we create more of and the media feed us tragedy and mishap as often as they can. Is it any wonder that every day more news hits the headlines in the same vein? We need to remember to let go. Yes we need to be informed, but then we need to let it go. If you want to do something, do it! Volunteer, donate, whatever it is that needs to be done but then let…it…go. Instead of focusing on the latest update, focus instead on seeing a positive outcome for the people and/or environment involved.

I think I have mentioned before that I have made a choice to not watch the news, or read the papers to stop myself from focusing on the negative. There will always be something happening in the world that is horrible and saddening. This is a fact of life. But I think it is time to start focusing on the positive, start believing in the undeniable good that is in this world and hopefully, just hopefully our media will start to focus on this as well.

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

let’s go deeper…

23 Mar

I have been bombarded recently with so much media about the superficialities of life and it is driving me mad!! If I hear one more plastic surgery ad I will scream! If I hear one more thing about Justin Beiber or the Kardashians I will tear my hair out!! Why are we so obsessed with all this bullshit? Justin Beiber needs to be brought down a peg. He is the epitome of child star gone wrong. I would suggest he goes back to school and gets a brain because some of the things I’ve heard about him just make me feel embarrassed that we put people like him on pedestals. The same goes for the Kardashians. Why are they famous is the question I keep asking? Didn’t Kim do a porn movie???? Wasn’t that how it all started? I find it really sad that you want fame so much that you’re willing to have your sex romp watched by millions of people. It’s degrading to yourself and it cheapens what should be a very intimate and private act!

I am also saddened by the fact that in this day and age when so many women want to be treated as equals they still put themselves in positions where they can be degraded and disrespected by not just their peers but by the whole world! Really, what is going through your head when you take a semi-naked shot of yourself for twitter – “Now they’ll take me seriously.”? How can you equate that with empowerment and respect? Please don’t get me wrong I’m not saying we should all hide our bodies away and be embarrassed by nudity. What I’m saying is respect yourself.

There are so many sexy, empowered women in the world. And the reason they are sexy and empowered is that they don’t get their tits out any chance they get. What I find most frightening is that these are not the women who our children look up to because they’re not splashed across the tabloids every day. Our children are bombarded with over sexualised images of people who are famous for doing nothing! What is this teaching the younger generation?

Many of you will think I’m delusional. That wanting media representation of a world that doesn’t revolve around how you look or how many booby shots you have on twitter is a dream that will never come true, but I am just so frustrated at the meaningless that is forced upon us every day by the media that I have boycotted it. I don’t read trashy magazines, women’s magazines, newspapers or news websites. I don’t watch the news or entertainment type programs that are filled with the latest gossip about this or that star. I don’t want this bullshit filling my brain anymore!! I tried to find a homepage that didn’t sport this crap and I found bing.com.au, which has beautiful, awe inspiring photos on it. It was the only one I could find. Where do our children find positive self-imagery. Where do they see and/or read about the meaning of life? The meaning of life – being happy, treasuring relationships, doing things that fill you with joy? Where do they get to experience that?

The question I really want you to think about though is what will our future look like if this type of media representation keeps escalating? We have to take a stand now. If we don’t buy the magazines or read the stories on the net then eventually the media will be forced to give us what we want. Don’t you want to read an article that leaves you feeling inspired and happy to be exactly who you are?

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

PS. Sorry for the soapbox rant but some days I just feel like I’m going to explode if I don’t have my rant. He he he.

ch ch ch changes…

9 Feb

Time to make a change. David Bowie was right. It is time to make a change. Funnily enough, change is the only thing you can count on to remain the same. It is unavoidable. Just like you can’t stop the seasons from changing, you can’t stop your life from changing either. So you have two choices – you can decide what changes are being made to your life or you can dig your heels in and refuse to move forward only to be thrust into the change by outside influences. I’ve tried the latter and it’s not good. No only do you get a sore butt as the door smacks you on the way out, but you are also thrown into a situation not of your conscious making and therefore you feel pretty unprepared for it. Some people thrive on this but not me. I like my changes to be of my own doing. I like to know the general direction I’m heading in even though I don’t really know how I’m going to get there.

Life is asking me to make a change. To bring more of my quintessential self to the foreground of my personality. For me it’s like a weight is coming off my shoulders. I don’t have to put so many masks on of a morning before I walk out the door. I didn’t just want the changes to be on the inside, I wanted it to be a physical change as well. I wanted to make a statement to the world – a statement that says, “I am me, hear me roar!” I truly think I am having a Helen Reddy moment!! The physical transformation has already started with a hair cut – a short hair cut that I have been dreaming of for ages but was always too scared to try. My quintessential self said to my physical self, “What’s the worst that could happen? You hate it! So what! It’s hair! It will grow back!”. but I love it. I love the ease of it and now I want to make more changes. I’m becoming a changeaholic!

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So if you’re feeling that push from the Universe to make some changes in your life start with something small but significant. I’m telling you, it’s addictive. Once you start you won’t want to stop! So what have you wanted to do different? Start it today. I promise you, you won’t regret it.

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

know your power…

26 Jan

As I reflect on what goals I want to accomplish this year and finalise the final seven I am realising that there is power in the choices you make. We have the power to choose the way our life will be. Even if you give that power to someone else by letting them choose your direction, you are still making a choice, you are still using your power, albeit in not a very positive way.

I think back to all the times I gave my power away – to boyfriends…friends…bosses…I let them make decisions for me that should have been mine to make. But the only choice I made was to live from fear, to live from a perspective that someone else could make better decisions for me than me!

The metamorphosis has started for me as I take back my power and yield it in a way that is beneficial to me and ultimately beneficial to the people around me. I am realising that I can’t continue to live as I have been, dipping a toe in the pool of life and then withdrawing back to the edge because the water is too deep and what lies beneath the surface is unknown. This year my bathers are going to get wet!

I am tired of feeling depressed, anxious and worried because I am continually living my life out of sync with my quintessential self. Sometimes I think that maybe I’m going through a midlife crisis but then maybe our 40’s and 50’s are just the age we get to when our true self loses patience and says “Enough!”. I feel that this transformation can’t come soon enough. I feel like I have been living inside a chrysalis and this year is the year I will finally emerge as the beautiful butterfly I know I am.

Everything is changing or going, from out-dated values to a total physical makeover. Come December I will be living a life more congruent with my true, quintessential self. I know some of you are thinking that it takes years of self discovery to do what I want to do in one year but dear ones this has been going on for years, under the surface and now I am in the final stages where these changes manifest into my reality.

I’m not saying it will be easy but gosh I do hope it is exciting and full of experiences that will live in my heart forever!

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

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