An email from a friend just reminded me of a fact that everyone needs an occasional reminder about...
It's this: I am always connected to the Source, but it's up to me to open the flow and inpower my heart and inlighten my brain. If I'm 'off' or sitting in the dark due to a power surge from an overloaded circuit, it's my responsibility because I'm the one who guarantees the quality of my connections. When a fuse blows it's my job to replace it as well as repair any frayed wires. I've learned to recognize when I'm feeling disconnected, and my first task is to identify where it's happening; is it physical? Emotional? Cognitive? Or is it spiritual? Regardless of the 'type' my time and space is going to suffer because the real reason is going to show up very quickly in my attitudes and reactions.
Living as Light in the Light, or being a cosmic spark, a glowing ember of creation, choosing to exist in the darkness while hiding under a mask or basket is up to you. Choice is a word without meaning unless you turn it into a very band choose. Ignoring or otherwise abdicating a decision and defaulting to indecision is worse than 'why bother' coffee. You can co-create and live the life you desire, and believe me, I get that it isn't always easy to accept, as yes, it often means making hard choices; or you can wallow in self-righteous, holier-than-thou piety or throw a tantrum and call a pity party. Neither are celebrations, and if someone shows up they aren't going to want to hang around.
Remember that your next breath is a promissory note. Like tomorrow, sharing a kind word, a hug, or receiving and returning a heart-to-heart hug are not givens. This breath is yours to account for, and it's time to be the one changing your habits and making the choices that let you fulfill the Promise that came with you into this lifetime.
For those of you asking, "What are the Promises the Universe made me?
Only you know. But figuring out what they are and living up to them is the only way to keep the promises that you make.
As for me, if you're reading this on Sunday, May 24th, my lights are blazing as SAS flies me south to my new home base in Switzerland!