Practical guide for Planet Friendly, 21st Century beings


Right Here, Right Now You Have Arrived

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At this very moment, in your ever changing googolplex of past, present and future moments, and at the very time of this reading you have now officially arrived at the exact point (or instance) in the universe that you have worked so hard to get to.

You may not like it or you may choose to deny it but at this very moment you are exactly where you should be according to the course you set and the thoughts and actions you chose to implement a long time ago (or maybe just yesterday). It’s strictly a cause and effect paradigm that we all fall into without thinking or even noticing. As our speck of dust planet hurtles and spins through the cosmos toward the edge of our known universe, our physical place is ever changing but our thoughts and actions still determine where we are in our little motion picture type existence we call reality.

Our thoughts influence our actions and our actions determine where we go, who we meet, how we get there and what we do once we’ve arrived. Whether we like what we’ve done or not can only be realized after the fact and can be either astonishing or disturbing. If we like what we see when we get here we can congratulate ourselves on making the right moves and strive for a loftier goal. If we don’t like what we’ve done so far then it’s time to look inward, listen to our thoughts, analyze our actions, then formulate a plan of attack against the negative thoughts and energies that are, as we speak, steering us away from our ideal conscious destiny.

We all carry baggage from our days of youthful ignorance when, as fresh vessels, we innocently allowed the thoughts and actions of others to burn into our (sub)consciousness, our belief systems and opinions of ourselves that truly had no bearing on our own personal realities. Unless you were one of the rare children who were ‘their own person’ at a young age [and there actually are a few of them] then you were rife for influence and most likely took away from childhood more than a few opinions and beliefs ‘not of your own’. Do you think you’re fat? Stupid? Ugly? Unimportant? Not good at (whatever)? Not as good as (whoever)?

Well, if any of the aforementioned descriptions fit then the good news is (in the popular vernacular) “You ‘aint to blame for this crap [swill, garbagio, head junk etc]. Someone else [i.e. other that you] fed you this nonsense right along with your physical nourishment and the only mistake [as in mis-take, not a bad thing] you made was to let it into your head as fact. We all have more mind trash neatly tucked away and securely stored in our heads [minds] than any race of being needs to destroy itself and we all require some form of leverage in order to access it, shred it, burn it, purge it then ship it away to some soon-to-be-forgotten hell hole that can never be rediscovered by man nor beast. Mind you, this isn’t the scientific or academic spin on the issue, it’s the emotional version and since emotion is what stirs the human soul it is probably the more efficient way of eliciting a very personal call to action.

I can relate to you a personal account in which this power of emotion once stirred me to a call to action in order to save the quality of my life. It went a little something like this; One day I was working at a dead end job (as most jobs are) as a draftsman. I didn’t make much money and my expenses far outpaced my hourly pay. I also was a smoker; 2 packs a day minimum for twenty years. I had a smoker’s cough and not enough money to go out to dinner with my wife [on a weekend even after payday]. Well, as fate would have it, one day I was watching a TV news magazine show and a segment came on chronicling the lives of the tobacco moguls and their families. It described, in great detail, how the Morris and Reynolds tobacco families were rich beyond normal understanding and how their children’s grandchildren (and beyond) would never have to work a day in their lives with the fortunes their families had built for them. They owned villas throughout Europe, personal jets and a future guaranteed to be prosperous and carefree.

Well, about a week after watching the episode, as I was sitting at my desk smoking a cig, the realization suddenly hit me square in the gut. “This is unacceptable” I cursed to myself. “What the hell am I doing”?! All of their wealth, All of their quality of life, All of it was (is) built upon the graves and hospital beds and wasted futures of all the poor souls who had ever chosen to buy their poisonous products and all those who had wasted away their lives in ill health and poverty as they spent their last dollar on a pack of smokes to get them through the evening (of which I was one).

I became both incensed and self loathing as I finally realized (knew) what I had done to myself and what I was doing for them and to my family. I then looked at the side of the cigarette pack which proudly stated the tobacco family’s name right alongside the ‘Caution, this product can cause cancer’ warning and that was the final straw, the emotion I needed to change my life forever. I would NOT make the ultra rich richer and I would not be another statistic in a cancer ward. The end result; not a single cigarette since and it’s been over twenty years. The power of emotion combined with understanding (knowledge) triumphs over belief systems (addiction). I also forgave myself for previously ill-informed choices then moved on.

The point of the matter being, I chose to smoke, I chose to continue coughing up a lung and spending my family’s future on poison, I chose to be where I was and I was exactly where I chose to be BUT when the reality of the situation finally caught a ride on the coat tails of my emotions I was able to transform a certain defeat into a life changing victory. I call it the power of Knowing [when your being is infused with certain knowledge that your mind can’t ignore and thus must act upon].

All sorts of life changing victories are possible for anyone who is willing to tap into their own inner power and resolve, and combine their emotions with their knowledge wherein they will transform their lives as they choose.

This is power, this is happiness, and this is life as it’s supposed to be. This is how we choose to live. The only way.

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