Seeing Go(o)d Everywhere

After more than 30 years of practice, I no longer subscribe to the narrative of evil. I only subscribe to the recognition of the many permutations of creation, the recognition that every creation is a cell in the body of Consciousness/Creation/God, all of it a “child” of “God”, and the recognition of the innocent and universal core values behind every expression of Creation/God, including the ones that appear tragic, or that I don’t like. Every permutation of Creation is a face/phase of love.

Its not that I don’t acknowledge horrors. It’s that I recognize that every pain I have is a pointer to my own core values trying to be attended to, and integrated, no different from a stomach that grumbles when it needs to be fed. I recognize that my core values are my Divine face of Love/Creation/God.

When I feel pain, I do five steps of release work and generative problem-solving:

1. Fully be with the voices of the pain, because the monkey mind voices are a gift, a clue trying to point out the underlying yearnings and core values  (and I listen to the grumbling also because what we resist persists, and spiritual perfectionism and spiritual bypass have never resolved anything for me)

2. Unpack the primary feelings and needs (core values) trying to be heard behind the monkey mind voices and pain body

3. Move my focus from the voices or narrative or the story / thoughts / beliefs, and toward the felt sense/rain dance of experiencing the core values already fed, fulfilled, as if already happened exactly as my heart wants it. I take as many breaths as I need to exhale the pain or grief or frustration or anger, and inhale the rain dance of the satisfied, restful experience of the core values already fed, already fulfilled, already as my heart wishes.

4. I repeat #3 until my emotional charge shifts to a 2 or less out of 10. When this is complete, there is nothing left except my expanded connection to my own core values (this unique moment’s face of Love)

5. With the clarity of the underlying yearning, and disentangled from any beliefs or blame, I make a simple, doable request of myself or others that would feed that yearning in 10 minutes, right now.  When in doubt, my request is to ask others what request they would ask for given the current needs on the table, and/or I ask Higher Self/Consciousness/God to guide me, or I ask myself to surrender and trust Grace. Or I just ask someone to sit beside me, or give me a hug.

With this practice, I see no evil, hear no evil, and I speak less evil. Every bit of Creation is an attempt at Love’s expression, sometimes bent tragically but innocently through the hands of those who do not have this particular practice, or the skill or resources to do it. I am more and more curious every day, and more and more able every day, to uncover the innocent core values behind phenomena that pain me.  When what pains me is a tragic act of nature, I am better and better every day at grieving without resistance, so that i can fluidly return to my rain dancing, core values and requests.

With this practice, I see Go(o)d everywhere, more and more every day, and am a more contributing cell in the Greater Body. With this practice I am more and more enjoying, even when I’m not enjoying. With this practice, I am better and better every day at connecting to Higher Self, the face of Love, that I Am.

I hope that sharing this out loud might serve you or someone else during a time of need.

With so much love, and blessings to you for the new year,

Maya

 

Collaboration Focus Wheels

If you are an Abraham-Hicks fan, I hope this video will support and the light you.

If you are not yet an Abraham-Hicks fan, I highly recommend it.

In this practice, I do a focus wheel to raise my vibration about collaboration with others.  For more information about focus wheels, you can contact me or subscribe to Tips for Sanity, I believe there is an article on it in there.  Enjoy!

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Part 2 –

Reading – Pronoia

AI Learning Moves from YouTube

Rigpa

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rigpa

D’wave, Qbits and AI

Sorting Out Political Correctness

I was recently asked to watch a video debating the subject of political correctness.

This is my reply.

Thank you for this link, Dick. (I am not name calling, that is his actual name.)

Since you asked me to look at this, I would love to address two points about it: one being the failure of debate and the other being the failure of the label of “political correctness”.

The Failure of Debate

When we argue a subject cognitively, theoretically, based on beliefs and positions, it can be extremely difficult to generate win-win solutions because the goal of debate isn’t to build bridges between values.

In debate, the goal is to win, to prove my point is more valuable than yours. It’s a win-lose game.

Debate disconnects us from our hearts and bodies and actions. And it disconnects us from each other.

Moreover, debate fails because it addresses a global category, a concept, instead of addressing a person or behavior. One cannot eat an elephant all at once, one can only digest it one bite at a time.

Values, not Labels

Debating the concept of “political correctness” underscores the underlying problem with political correctness: the concept is (as best as I can tell) almost always disconnected from the core values. The phrase “political correctness” is a label that does not specify what specifically we actually want.

What core values are we standing up for when we ask someone not to use the word nigger? Respect. Are there are situations where human beings have used that word in loving, respectful ways toward each other? Yes. So the issue is not about the word, because those who choose disdain will likely continue to treat others with distain even while they stop using the word. Addressing the word use is not helpful if we continue to ignore the underlying inflammation behind the distain.

Demands and arguments for political correctness fail because we debate the surface semantics instead of addressing the underlying core values.

Instead, I wish people would address the subject one bite at a time like this:

“Sir, I am sure you don’t mean any disrespect, but when you call me honey, I don’t experience respect. I’d like it better if you save pet names for if and when we are in a mutual, intimate relationship, please. Thank you.”

This speaks to the core values – respect, mutuality, authentic intimacy.

Here’s another option:

“I imagine you did not mean to insult me just now. Did you?”

By asking an individual to take a specific look at their specific behavior, we call them into personal responsibility.

Here’s another:

“Interesting. Why would you call me that/do that/say that?”

With an eye to core values, we can build bridges. We communicate, rather than punish. We open doors to win-win solutions instead of perpetuating polarized antagonism.

With values-based awareness, we stand, solidly, for the power of educating core values and empowering generative requests instead of the weak expressions of distain like namecalling, ridicule or belittling, “retard, fag, grab her pussy”.

(Generative requests are requests that generate win-win solutions. They resolve.)

Over time, if a person persists in distain or is unwilling to integrate requests, then you can choose to upgrade to a more direct heart-to-heart about why, or address needs for support that lead to their anger, or use the law of 2 feet and chose somewhere else. I believe that addressing pain, hate and anger would be far more effective than allowing our pained, disenfranchised neighbors to continue escalating from “politically incorrect” behavior to mass shootings.

Not all words are the problem they are made out to be. Sometimes people hear attack when there is none. Sometimes people treat others with distain even without words. Demanding “nice words” veils authenticity, obscures personal accountability and generates resentment by suppressing the issue instead of caringly resolving it.

If we want to see a company hire as many women as men, that is a measurable, specific, doable request. The categorical broad brush stroke called ”be politically correct” is not a specific, doable action that includes the other person’s values.

Some people are not willing to be sincere, and have deep rooted reasons for distain. We cannot address the underlying innocence without presence, care and dialogue.

By addressing the core values and making doable win-win requests, we can digest the subject one action at a time. We invite dialogue. We build bridges. We create deep resolution, not bandaids.

If the hope is to resolve culture wars, I don’t see us bridging this, or any other differences, unless we learn win-win resolutions based in core values and doable requests.

The title of this post is based on my 5-step win-win problem-solving tool called, “SORTTing It Out” (yes, 2 Ts).

If anyone reading this would like coaching to support more “political correctness“ in your life, work or community,  or to learn more about SORTTing It Out, you can contact me, or subscribe to my free newsletter for more details:
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