Shine

9 Nov

Today I mourn for the America I thought was mine. I’ve been holding back the tears all morning long, not because my candidate lost, but because I’ve realized that the ideals I wholeheartedly believe in—equality, respect and love for others has been superseded by hate, fear and ignorance.

I came across this post by Anne Presuel on Facebook this morning and it touched me deeply. I share it with you in the hope that you see yourself as a fellow lightworker.

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“As a country, I believe we have chosen this path. As a country, we have said that we think a man like Trump can lead us into a better tomorrow.

I think we are going to enter into a dark-night-of-the-soul period now that will require ALL of the lightworkers to step up in a bigger way than ever before.

We have no choice but to go through this. And in going through this, we are going to learn as a country what love truly looks like. Because when a choice is made from a dark place of fear and hate, light must shine in order for healing to take place.

So, lightworkers, you are up to this. We can do this. The next 4 years (at least) is going to ask us to be someone we don’t even know right now. But we can do it.

I’m personally so sad that we’ve chosen this, but sometimes a deep dark-night-of-the-soul is what’s needed in order to grow in consciousness and awareness.”

–Anne Presuel, November 9, 2016

This is the start of a new beginning of light. Let’s shine together so bright that we blind the world with love.

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4 Responses to “Shine”

  1. Kati Bennett November 9, 2016 at 2:16 pm #

    Thank you for sharing, Jessie. We need to lift each other up. This is so inspiring.

    Love you!

    Kati

  2. Theresa November 9, 2016 at 5:24 pm #

    Thanks for sharing this!

  3. Bonnie Gerstenfeld November 9, 2016 at 6:14 pm #

    Thanks for turning on the light

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  4. Suzanne November 23, 2016 at 7:46 am #

    A good perspective to strive to take on .. thanks for sharing, Jessica.

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