Do We All Need To Fight For Positive Change?

By Richard Enos

Source: Collective Evolution

We are living in interesting times. There is a growing sense around the world that humanity is moving towards a crescendo, a climax in our collective journey. But is this to be a fiery apocalypse, as seems to be suggested in the Bible’s Book of Revelations, or is it a kind of ascension to a higher level of existence, with the promise of a golden age of peace and harmony?

Within the community of people that are awakening to deeper truths that have long been hidden from us, there appears to be a mixture of optimism and pessimism. Some people seem to feel that while they themselves have awakened, the majority of humanity has not, and hence the hope of achieving the kind of critical mass needed to implement real and lasting changes in the world is not coming to pass. Others are of the mindset, supported by some of the spiritual literature, that an energetic shift in humanity is set in stone, and all we need to do is be patient and wait for things to unfold in front of our eyes.

The Greater Context

For me, the vision of where we are headed is grounded in my understanding of why each of us is here in the first place. I ascribe to the notion that each of us comes to the planet by choice, in circumstances that we agree to, and with some kind of mission that will give us experiences to foster the evolution of our soul.

Seen from this context, there is no reason to panic in the face of signs that the planet has started to go through significant changes physically, energetically, and even spiritually. We have to understand that these are the very conditions we sought out. Having said that, we didn’t come here at this time in order to sit idly by as spectators, fiddling in the street as Rome burns, as it were.

Does that mean that if we have become aware that a powerful elite has been causing most of our problems, and continues to try to control and enslave humanity, that we all have to take up arms and fight against them, or at least those who are carrying out their orders? The short answer is no–though there is much more nuance to this than is apparent.

Conscious Activism

What I believe is that we each have a particular mission in this. However, each individual’s mission may be very different, based on their talents, personality, and desires. Those individuals who are willing to focus their mind away from distraction and pay close attention to their feelings and deeper thoughts will eventually come to know their mission. It will be the thought or vision that makes that person feel most alive. The common link is that each person’s mission will in some way serve the awakening of humanity to the reality that we are all one, and rather than fighting each other we must find a way to come together in order to take the next step in our evolution.

That evolution is not guaranteed–it is contingent on enough of us as individuals to be active in the process, which requires not only that we ‘show up’ in the world and do what we are moved to do, but that we also take the time to reflect and look inside. Conscious activism is founded on the balance between reflection and action, making sure we are on purpose, acting with integrity and ultimately being of service to the collective.

For some, this does indeed mean being out on the streets and standing up for what they believe in. For others it means engaging in some difficult conversations with friends and loved ones. For others it is primarily a journey inside. And for us here at CE it means using our platform to raise awareness and stoke the thoughts and actions that can help bring about true and lasting change in our world.

In our latest episode of the Collective Evolution Show that can be seen on CETV, Joe and I discuss the subtleties of conscious activism, and how it is very different from the types of violent protests that sometimes spring up around us. As conscious activists, we recognize that being on one side of a polarized battle only keeps things divided. We hearken back to Martin Luther King, whose vision did not include the racially oppressed defeating their oppressors, but rather a bringing together of all races of a society in unity and harmony.

In the midst of our highly polarized and divided society, what is needed is for people to engage in difficult conversations with open minds and open hearts, focusing first on what we can agree on and respecting views that may oppose our own rather than trying to drown them out. In the end, the majority of humanity has the common goal of living together in freedom, prosperity and harmony. If we can all come together then the few at the top who would like to keep humanity divided will no longer have power over us.

The Takeaway

If we accept the notion that the conditions on the planet at any given time are actually a projection of the sum total of human consciousness, then we don’t need to spend our sweat and blood trying to take down the edifices and structures of power and control. Rather, we need to reach out to the minds of our brothers and sisters and inspire them towards a shared vision of freedom, respect and harmony for all individuals on this planet.

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1 Response to Do We All Need To Fight For Positive Change?

  1. EarthGround Media says:

    “I ascribe to the notion that each of us comes to the planet by choice, in circumstances that we agree to, and with some kind of mission that will give us experiences to foster the evolution of our soul.”

    MLK Jr.’s mission was to dupe the masses and grope after vulnerable chick’s – same as Trump’s mission?

    One cannot ascribe to a notion.

    Subscribe to a notion.

    Everyone has a part to play in evolution. There are more whales in our region today than ever before. I love whales.
    I don’t hate Trump or MLK.
    I love mammals and see them for the contradictions but still on a mission each one. Who can trust any primate has faith.

    as·cribe
    /əˈskrīb/
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    verb
    attribute something to (a cause).
    “he ascribed Jane’s short temper to her upset stomach”
    synonyms: attribute, assign, put down, set down, accredit, credit, give the credit for, chalk up, impute; More
    attribute (a text, quotation, or work of art) to a particular person or period.
    “a quotation ascribed to Thomas Cooper”
    regard a quality as belonging to.
    “tough-mindedness is a quality commonly ascribed to top bosses”

    subscribe verb
    sub·​scribe | \ səb-ˈskrīb \
    subscribed; subscribing
    Definition of subscribe
    transitive verb

    1 : to write (one’s name) underneath : SIGN
    2a : to sign (something, such as a document) with one’s own hand in token of consent or obligation
    b : to attest by signing
    c : to pledge (a gift or contribution) by writing one’s name with the amount
    3 : to assent to : SUPPORT
    intransitive verb

    1 : to sign one’s name to a document
    2a : to give consent or approval to something written by signing
    unwilling to subscribe to the agreement
    b : to set one’s name to a paper in token of promise to give something (such as a sum of money)
    also : to give something in accordance with such a promise
    c : to enter one’s name for a publication or service
    also : to receive a periodical or service regularly on order
    subscribed to many magazines
    d : to agree to purchase and pay for securities especially of a new offering
    subscribed for 1000 shares
    3 : to feel favorably disposed
    I subscribe to your sentiments

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