"Give light and the darkness will
disappear of itself." Erasmus
Sometimes we look for the Light, when in fact, we ARE the Light.
As I write, fires of great magnitude have been raging in Northern California USA for some time now. Thousands of homes and businesses have gone up in flames. But most important, several dozen lives have been lost.
Out of all the chaos, stories of heroes are emerging. From firefighters saving people to animals finding their owners and leading them to safety.
So it goes with most disasters. From fires to storms to earthquakes to war. Heroes emerge.
We mere mortals cannot control nor escape the calamities that come with being part of the living community on Planet Earth. Still, we have an amazing gift. We can often become our very best during the height of madness. We can and do find strength and courage we never knew we had.
Imagine, then, how much power you can bring to your ordinary and daily life. You have it within you to save the world from catastrophe. It should be easy then to create a magnificent life in your day to day experiences. That is...
If you don't talk yourself out of it.