Hello dear readers,
I hope this finds you well. I have heard at times that the guidance that comes from both me and the Keepers is sometimes harsh, critical and lacks compassion. I wrote in a status post on Facebook last week that many responded positively well to, that it takes great love to teach and discipline a child, for example. It is much easier just to turn away and focus on something else, maybe something that is easier for us. The Keepers have reminded us that denial, ignorance and apathy are old-school human default mechanisms that are on their way OUT. The times we are in require awareness, compassion and due diligence. I have also heard from some that to observe anything that is wrong is an illusion because ultimately everything is well and perfect. Again, it depends on what we are talking about. This is the classic "confusion of levels" that Baba Ram Dass has given many teachings on. Unless we are completely out of touch with the current collective reality, I think it is safe to say there are plenty things in the world that could use some improving.
People that were born in 1964-'65 have what is called a "Stellium" which is three closely connected or conjunct planets in Virgo. This gives us all a Virgo flavor, regardless of what our Sun sign is. Virgo is related analysis, the pursuit of perfection, work and service; especially in health care or holistic fields. We are here to bring about what has been termed a "sea change," in these areas. I also feel that many of us are bringing about a big change in spirituality too.
I think one of the points in these times also is finding the balance between self and Seva or selfless service to and for others. Prayers and intentions though very useful, can have their limitations. There are circumstances that indeed do require action. The Keepers have told us many times that we are the eyes, brains and hands of Spirit in this world and it is high time for us to get to work. I feel that one of the gifts that the Virgo Stellium people have is an ability to see the truth and the fearlessness that is often required to talk about it in some people.
These criticisms that I recently received were actually excellent food for thought and though in some ways I still did "bite the hook" a bit with becoming angry, it was a useful process. I noticed that over the years and most recently online, there are many people that believe being spiritual means taking an "it's all good" philosophy. Yes on a very cosmic level it IS all good and having a human birth in itself according to our Buddhist friends is the most auspicious of miracles. On the other hand, apathy and denial can be the death of true spirituality that seeks to serve others through the skillful application of compassion, wisdom and sometimes when necessary, truth-telling.
Wishing you all love & blessings,