Now is the Time to Choose, By Michael Brine

father child handsBy Michael Brine

“Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favour all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance which no person could have dreamed would have come their way. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now!”


 “When Love and Power unite Almighty Grace endows Mankind.” Schuler

Humanity has moved into a critical period of time. Before us stand two portals. We have a choice. One is to repeat the mind-set of the past several thousand years, and thus keep digging an ever-deepening grave – OR – we can embark on a new and exciting adventure into, as yet, largely unchartered waters. The choice is ours – as a species – as individuals.

The past is laid out before us, in this moment in time, to reflect on all its horrors and tragedies. In our blindness, we have sadly contributed to it, in most cases out of ignorance, blindly following the cultural conditioning in which we have been raised, as were our parents and their parents back, back into the mists of darker times.

I have heard a wise teacher suggest that our misguided behaviours will keep repeating until the ‘penny’ drops and we rise up from the dead and see a new but distant Light beckoning to us; and until we have the courage to walk forward and accept it as real. As we begin to bathe in the Light’s enfolding embrace, as we link our hands with others who too have heard the ‘Call,’ and as we we remove the blinders from the deadness of our past fears, fear will no longer control us! A past in which we have given our power away to those who would take it for their own misguided motives and behaviour. Ignorance breeds ignorance.

“Out, out brief candle – life is but a poor player who struts and frets his hour upon the stage – and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury signifying nothing.” Shakespeare

Sir Francis Bacon, actually, wrote this about 500 years ago. Has anything changed? Must we wait until we remove this ‘mortal coil’? Or can we wake up now and see the graveyards we allowed to be dug in our combined pasts and have the courage to say, “Enough!”  We deserve better; and certainly our children do. If all of us joined hands and reflected on the world we want to live in, maybe we could make it happen.

No! NO! No, ‘What ifs!” Visualize it! Let go of that controlling emotion called fear. We deserve better, but only we can make it happen. The road of Love is the strongest and surest road to walk on. We don’t need to compete with each other for our existence. We need to see and appreciate that by working in concert and not competing, by sharing our efforts, as in a very real community of people, we can leave the darkness of the past and dance and sing as awaken in a new world of our combined creation. This can be a global effort. Let not “lines on a map” divide us. There are many already around the world working in and with different organizations that have the vision. If more and more embrace this vision, we will reach the magical tipping point. It WILL happen!

When it does, it will be the biggest “WOW” we have ever experienced. SO, let the Dance begin! A dance in which men and women will join hands as equals. Dance, dance, dance the night away and throw our cares to the wind, embracing the dawning of this, OUR New Day.

It WILL happen. It MUST happen, or we will sink into a bottomless grave of our own making. If that should happen, a sickening silence will spread across the land – the candle snuffed and life as we know it will disappear into the thickening shadows, expanding into an endless night, a night we created because we allowed ourselves to be controlled by negative forces. Forces that have been controlling us throughout this past age of darkness through fear. Rulers have done it – religions have done it. God – that creative force of the Universe – is Love. This Love has no judgements used to control us. IT simply IS! So be it.

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