Double wammy this week folks only because I was minding my own business then BOOM an article hit me right up the face. I would do well to let my mind settle for a day but I’d rather use myself as an example 🙂
Plus I like talking to you all [myself] it helps me digest and work through irritating issues!
It would be better for you to read the article yourself, but the statement below is causing a bit of drama;
I wish I had the discipline to read this with a ‘happy’ voice, with an open minded perspective but the truth is I don’t care to!! [see Sarah’s date 27]
Not because his point of view is invalid but rather I know how many young people will suffer a negative spiral from his words. I know that teenagers and young adults who have been abused will read this statement, digest it and unless they have the strength to process the words positively, depending a persons level of awareness. Their minds have the potential to take this statement and run the ‘spiral sprint of negativity’ 😦
It’s clear to me this man has some level of awareness, he is apparently involved in the Pure Love Movement. Really – my mind echoes, the Pure Love Movement, Hmmm well I’m apart of no formal movement but each day I try to choose my words carefully, so that I negatively affect fewer people. Was there no better way, perhaps with a little empathy that Mr Roache could have put his opinion across?
Of course this is in itself the spider web of the universe, the world, life, we each imprint upon one another and our words come back to us. We can’t always cause positive feelings in others, a lot is learned from negative experiences. It is a sort of paradox, contradiction even that life serves up.
Let me make myself visible to you all with regard to my thoughts, I DO believe we are born again into different life cycles, to experience, to reMEMBER. I DO NOT believe ‘bad’ things happen to us in this life because we did ‘bad’ in a past one. I do not believe it’s a ‘lottery roll over’ we do sign up for this journey, we have chosen all of our experiences. The idea can be difficult to digest, it’s not a concept I push on people or even speak of often as it was horse pill for me to swallow!
I will never forget how I felt as a teenager when I was told by my dads friend, a spiritual woman who seemed wise and all knowing, she told me “what has happened to you hear is due to the wrong you have done in a past life” I was 14 years old. I had barely decided what I believed in let alone allowed my mind and body to work as one. Sitting as she bestowed this pearl I let it sink in, I allowed her words to make me feel worse about myself, because I hadn’t reached a stage of awareness were I could digest or appreciate her perspective.
Is Mr Roache SHAMEFUL for making this statement, no I don’t believe so.
Is he a terrible human being for voicing this controversy, no I don’t believe so.
Was the intent behind the statement pure love, no I don’t believe so.
His words have illuminated the level of love he extends his fellow beings for what of animals who are abused by humans, Ooooh…. that must be a different issue all together. The Pure Love Movement you say, sounds fancy… Occasionally folk are thoughtless in the manner they put themselves across, no matter though, be assured there are many that make up the balance of positive and negative.