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Sustain vs. Sovereign

What does it truly mean to sustain something?

Sustain comes from the latin root words that mean ‘from below‘, to ‘hold’.

  • bear (the weight of an object) without breaking or falling.
  • undergo or suffer (something unpleasant, especially an injury).
  • cause to continue or be prolonged for an extended period or without interruption.

If we really analyze the definition, to sustain something seems to be contradictory to keeping something alive.

Think about it, Life happens because of its duality… death.

In order for things to grow effectively, old things must pass away. We must let go of the things that no longer serve the highest good of the goal. If the goal is life, we must allow death to occur.

If we are simply sustaining life… we are bearing the weight of life, we aren’t living. We are undergoing suffering so that we can prolong life.

To cause something to continue or be prolonged for an extended period of time takes away from the natural order of things and disrupts the balance, with or without intent.

What does this mean for the idea of being self-sustaining?

Some people think being self-sustaining means to be able to take care of your life on your own. However by the previous definition, to be self sustaining would mean to hold yourself back, and to allow yourself to suffer for an extended period of time.

So perhaps when we speak of being able to be self staining
we actually mean to be self sovereign. 

Sovereign comes from the Latin word super, which means ‘above‘. Amazing how changing one word changes so much!

Sovereign means:

  • possessing supreme or ultimate power.
  • acting or done independently and without outside interference.
  • possessing royal power and status.
  • very good or effective.

When we say self-sovereign, we mean to possess ultimate power of self and to do so independently. Its interesting that the archaic definition was to possess royal power or status. We all possess a power that only we have, and it’s what this journey is all about. Knowledge of self… exploration of self through creative expression.

This is not to say that sometimes being self-sustaining isn’t important. We must all ground ourselves in order to be reminded of our power and the ability we have to create a beautiful world with our actions.

Remember in the beginning was the word… let’s be impeccable with our words and use them wisely.

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The Journey to Balance

All that is happening in this world right now is to open our eyes to the middle way.

Its all about balance.

The fear induced by the Trump presidency, the Love shown by the water protectors at Standing Rock, and the sovereignty of self which is being recognized by all the people of this beautiful world.

Balance: an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.

Even distribution of weight, of power….To remain upright and steady… to me this has many meanings. Upright in our ways of living together and loving one another through brotherhood… Steady in our quest to know ourselves.

This happens when each of us takes responsibility for our part in this play.
Knowing our part starts by first knowing ourselves, who we are and what we will.

Only then can we come together in brotherhood allowing each to be as we are, effectively communicating ourselves to each other so that we can live in harmony.

Trump isn’t bad, Hillary isn’t bad… the current governmental system isn’t bad. Look at all the beautiful things we have from its structure. Yes there are things that are not so beautiful but it is our perspective of these things and the imbalance of power that holds us back.

So I question then… Why is there an imbalance of power and where does it come from?  And I know the answers are always within… so I question… what can we do to take back our power… our self sovereignty?

We must first know our selves… we must know who we are, which will lead us to knowing our own power… before we can truly know what it means to be self sovereign.

Oil isn’t bad, power isn’t bad… don’t you see all the amazing things we have from this technology and structure?  Are you truly grateful for all the things you use everyday that are made from oil and all the things you have because people know their power? How then can we say oil and power are bad?

What is bad is the lack of balance and  the inability to effectively communicate who we are and what we will.  This keeps us from being able to live harmoniously… and by “we and us” I mean all of human race. If we all knew who we were, and took back our power, we could easily celebrate each others differences and learn and grow from one another… we would no longer live in fear of each other because we would see how amazing we are, and know that we could find the solution to any problem if we worked together.

Harmony starts within ourselves first… we must be harmonious with who we are and where we’ve come from. Our self is the only person we have the ability to instantly change… if EACH of us takes responsibility for ourselves, our minds, words and actions, then and only then will we flow.   

Gizaagii’n

Raining in the Dawn Woman