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This time of year that can be a lot of talk about sadness and depression. Old hurts are coming up to be healed. Some people live in places where it gets quite dark in winter. When it’s cold and dark it can be really tough for some.
At times it seems that the darkness can appear to lead to more sadness and then to depression and hopelessness – it can be so intense.
The dark time of year is also an external invitation to turn inward and find the light there – where it has always been.
One thing that can become apparent is the gravitation to moodiness. Sometimes the intensity of emotional swings can make some people feel alive, strange as it seems. There’s a sense of “specialness” in feeling so badly. While I never have had depression, I could go into a sense of sadness for long periods when I was younger. I was really into the “specialness” of my moods, attitudes and drama. I felt so special because I felt so misunderstood. It was a reason for existing – or so I thought!
On top of that, when we find ourselves feeling sad and depressed, it can begin to feel like your caught in quicksand. It can feel like an energetic whirlpool pulling you down, down, down, with no bottom in sight.
I feel grateful for the beautiful clarity of A Course in Miracles – it’s not always easy to hear this, but I have experienced it to be true:
“When you are sad, know this need not be. Depression comes from a sense of being deprived of something you want and do not have. Remember that you are deprived of nothing except by your own decisions, and then decide otherwise.” (ACIM, T-4.IV.3)
It can seem that the world has got us into that state of lack and limitation.
It can seem that things are being taken from us.
It can seem that what we want we do not have, cannot have, and will never have.
Appearances are symbolic of our beliefs.
Let us heal the mind that believes in lack by identifying with our spiritual identity – which lacks in nothing – it IS that inner light.
I AM that great I AM. I AM the light. I AM the Love.
We must have the courage to look within and discover the kingdom is within, and not the ugliness and despair we think is all that’s there. That’s just not true. The Light within WILL win!
Year after year in my Masterful Living Course I witness as people heal chronic depression. Some have suffered for more than a decade and have lasting healing after just a few months. The healing happens when we’re willing to change our mind. And truly, if we’re willing, the Spirit WILL do the heavy lifting.
If you’re feeling depressed, feeling far from being light and love, know that it is your willingness to choose another thought that is your healer – count your blessings – Love and gratitude is the spiritual practice that heals.
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Together, let’s give up all the time wasting and delaying tactics of the ego. Let’s roll up our spiritual sleeves and see what magnificence looks and feels like! You have until Tuesday, Feb 7 to decide!
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