So, how do we get high, according to my definition? The secret is to use our own body as a vehicle for the very transformation we are looking for. We do it through movement and through breath. It is called yoga and meditation.
The winter solstice (Dec. 21 in the Northern Hemisphere) is one of the most important celestial events of the year, and it has always been a festival of lights in every culture. In ancient times, people knew that winter would be hard, so they found a way to feel hope in the season of dark.
The opportunity in connecting to the witness state while being present in your body is to understand that we do not have to be trapped in the drama associated with how we relate to our bodies and to life.
Though these steps seem subtle, you can trust that they are igniting transformational shifts within you. Stay committed to this process and invite the energy of the universe to support your assignments and spiritual growth.
In the following posts I'll suggest a new synthesis that takes the most basic aspects of brain function to show that the era of higher brain function has arrived, awaiting only how you and I choose to participate.
In this 2012, a year of significant changes, I urge you to look closely at your thoughts, choices and reactions to life unfolding. Watch and listen as in slow motion, for the events calling you out to side-step from your ego and become all you were meant to be.
In the first post, the question was raised whether a better future can be imagined out of the dire situation we find ourselves in. At the present moment we rely on science to answer our deepest questions. But science isn't the only way to ask who we are and what we want from life.
One day, back in 1983, I had a major spiritual experience. I felt that I was in God's presence, and I heard a voice saying, "Remember, Beth. God is changing." Suddenly, I realized that God is not perfect.