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How Can My Positivity Outweigh Other People’s Negativity?

This post answers questions for The Council from an anonymous reader, and it’s a little different from our usual posts because the day after we did the session to answer Anonymous’s questions, The Council told Cynthia they had a few things they wanted to add. So we did a follow-up session the next day and added its transcription after the transcription of Anonymous’s session, which starts immediately below.

Anonymous: There’s a lot of chaos in our world right now which I understand from you is a series of challenges that we chose in order to turn it around.

Council: And we’ve all decided to be here on Earth in this chaos. In spirit we knew this chaos had a great possibility of happening according to how people think and what they created. As a group, this is what we’ve created.

Anonymous: But a lot of people are convinced that humans are fundamentally flawed, greedy, prejudiced, etc., and basically that we and our Earth are doomed.

Council: You, the people here, and the Earth aren’t doomed. The Earth has a long, long life ahead of it. Not everybody is greedy. Not everybody is negative. This negativity is here for us to see it, and then to look at what you’re learning from this. Do I want to be like this? Watch how other people react and how they talk, but then go back into yourself. How do you want to act? Are you being judgemental? Or are you allowing these people to be who they are? And are you allowing the part of yourself that you want to come forward to come forward?

Anonymous: The scorching temperatures around the world are only making people feel more negative. I understand everyone has their own path and timeline for understanding we are powerful spirits who can manifest what we desire.

Council: You can manifest absolutely anything you want. There’s no question of that.

Anonymous: Sometimes I wonder if my positivity is enough, though, when so many others are feeling so negatively.

Council: Do you know that one little candle can erase so much darkness? One positive thought can undo hundreds of negative thoughts.

The people that are here and seeing this negativity but are being positive, there’s a reason you’re here. You’ve come here to try and change this. If you see the negativity and you judge it, or you hate people for being like that, then you’re becoming part of that negativity. It’s your place to see the negativity and continue to have positive thoughts.

There are always people that are negative, and there are always people that are positive. But at this time the positive people in your reality have a lot of work to do. Unfortunately there are many, many more positive people than we hear about. And those thoughts and those desires of how you wish it could be, and how you saw how it was before, and can we go back to being happy and simple? The answer is yes. And you are here to keep thinking about this, to keep feeling it, and to keep being positive, no matter what is going on around you. That is your purpose. Together all of us will change that.

And we here in spirit help you every day to find that positive thought, to find that positive feeling. If you allow it in, you’ll begin to see a change in yourself. And then you’ll see a change in the people around you because as you change, your energy will touch the people around you. And then you’ll see it reach out into the world. You’ll start hearing more positive things on the news. It’s so important at this time to stay with that positivity. It’s more powerful than you can even imagine.

Anonymous: Can the positivity of one person override or outweigh the negativity of many in one’s own reality?

Council: Yes, it can.

Anonymous: It feels a bit scary to ask this question because it feels like asking, Is the weight of all the world’s problems really on me to solve?

Council: The weight of everyone’s problems, or the world’s problems, are not for you to solve. Your job is to shine. Shine that light, those positive thoughts, because the people that are around you, you will not change them. They will see how you are, they will be in your energy, and all of a sudden, on their own, they’ll start looking at things differently. They will have a little bit better outlook, and then that will grow.

And so as you’re around people, it’s good to remember you can’t control or change anyone. You can only be yourself, as bright and shining a light as you can be, and as positive as you can be. And as these other people get ready, they’ll see it. They’ll want to be part of what you represent. They’ll start thinking to themselves: How come you’re feeling good and you’re so positive? I want some of that. And they’ll watch you. And all of a sudden little changes will become real inside of them.

That’s why we say it’s so important to be yourself. Don’t fall into that negativity. It’s your job to be loving, to be the spirit that you are that’s shining and holding the light for this reality, to stay in that. That’s your job. That’s the only job you have, to bring more happiness, more calmness, more stability, into this world. Be that light.

Anonymous: But I’d like to clarify how effective being positive, meditating, and manifesting is when we live in a world with other people with different beliefs and desires.

Council: It’s your job to let these people have their beliefs and their desires until they get to a place where they realize they want something different.

Anonymous: Sometimes oppositional beliefs and desires all clamoring for attention.

Council: This is where you stay positive. Let people talk the negative talk, or worry, or complain, or be angry. You stay in the light. You show compassion, show some understanding, and you don’t try to change anyone. Know that it’s your place to allow everyone to be. And as you stay positive, guess what? You’re helping these people grow. You’re putting your positivity out there, and then it’s up to them to take that change and to let it in. Your job is to send it out, and let it be their job to accept it.

Anonymous: This also relates to politics, which shapes our world in big ways. If I want a law passed that I think is just, humane, and will bring happiness to more people, but there are other people who are against it, how does my positive thinking counter their negative thinking? Can it overcome their repression?

Council: Yes, it can, but stay in that positivity.

Anonymous: It’s hard to not get stuck in the place of anger and even hatred when it comes to politics.

Council: Yes, exactly, but when you do get stuck, when you realize you hate this person or that person, you hate what they believe, you now have come down to their level. Their negativity has reached you instead of your positivity reaching them. And so when you feel negative, all you have to do is say, “Oh, I recognize what I’m doing. I’m falling into negativity.” And change your thoughts. Don’t beat yourself up. Don’t get mad. You say, “Aah, I recognize this. This negativity is so strong that it’s getting through to me. Well I’ll just shine my light. I will come from my heart. I know I have a job to do, and it’s to be positive. And you’ll see things change.

Anonymous: When it comes to politics, and I don’t just mean the United States, I mean globally. Having a new way to think about my own power and agency would be very helpful and would allow me to escape that trap.

Council: So sit and meditate, and go into your heart, and let a green light shine from your heart, and watch it get bigger and bigger and fill up the room. Then see it fill up your street, your neighborhood, your state, your country. Put it around the whole globe, and fill that green with love. That’s your job.

Additional Council material recorded the following day

Council: And so we wanted to add this little bit of information because there are many questions about being positive, staying in the light, and showing compassion. And we’d like to say here that in many of the questions, when we answer, we give the same answer. We give it differently, we say it differently, but it all means the same thing. Different people understand our answers in different ways because we’re not all the same and our thinking isn’t the same.

And so we’d like to say here that all of the answers to why we’re here and what we need to do are simple. The answers are simple and they will always be the same. This doesn’t mean that it’s easy to do, but if you’ll reflect on past readings and information, you will say it is simple. There’s no message that has many difficult things you have to do. It is simple.

And it’s simple because you are the one, and the only one, that’s in charge of your life. You create your own world. You create it with your thoughts. We all volunteered to be here, or we wouldn’t be here. And we know there will be times of peace and there will be times of chaos, but we are here for one reason only. And that is to take the love that we experience in spirit and bring it forward into the reality that we are creating.

How do you do this? You don’t need a lot of money. You don’t need to travel. You do it with your thoughts. And why is that? Because at this time in the history of what you’re creating, we want to take a step forward. We want to know that we are in charge of our lives, and what you say in your thoughts is the most important thing. Your thoughts are such wonderful tools – your choice, whether to be negative or whether to be positive. And so the whole world that you create wants to step forward. You’ve all chosen to do this with your mind and with your thoughts.

And so we say, be positive. At all times try to think positive. The negative will come in, that is true. And there’s no reason to beat yourself up, but to recognize it and say, “No. Alright, there it is again. I’m being negative. I’m falling into the negative energy. But now I’ll change my thoughts. I’ll replace it with something better.”

When you’re angry with someone you think a better thought. You find a way to accept who they are and go on being positive, sending love. And if all you can do is stand in the middle of a circle of light and send it out, then that’s good. That’s a beginning. Stay in the light. Stay positive.

Remember, we’ve all agreed to this life. We all agreed to take this humankind and let it advance, not with hard work, not with struggle, but with thoughts. How simple that is. Is it easy? It’s up to you, but it is simple. Stay in the light. Stay positive. Send good thoughts out everywhere in your reality. You will see the change. This is the reason you’ve come to the Earth path and we thought it would be helpful to just add this on and clarify it a little bit.


Listen to the entire 16-minute audio recording of our two sessions with The Council (below) to hear all their guidance for Anonymous and the rest of us, and let us know what you feel about them. You can also ask The Council your own question by typing it into one of the Comment boxes that appear at the bottom of most of our blog pages.

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August 10, 2022 Posted by | Audio Content, Beliefs, Challenges, Desire, Life Purpose, Love, Questions & Answers, Spirit, You Create Your Reality | , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

How Can I Overcome Authority Problems With My Students?

This post answers questions for The Council from a reader named, Christea17, who works as a teacher who’s having some difficulty with her students. Some of them are very disrespectful, lack interest in learning, and it’s difficult to teach them anything. Unfortunately I feel I lack the authority, strength, and energy I need to change the atmosphere in my classes.

The Council says this feeling of lack is exactly where the problem comes from. If you don’t believe in yourself and what you’re able to accomplish, you won’t be able to manifest what you desire into your reality. What you need to do is start within yourself to be aware of what you want to accomplish. Be aware of the training you have and that you know how to handle this situation.

In your current lifetime you wanted to work with very young children. If possible, we suggest you find a position where you’re working with very young children, even what’s considered daycare, and start there. Build trust in what you have to offer to these children and it will be accepted.

Christea says she doesn’t know how to deal with unpleasant situations. I like teaching, but rarely do I feel like I can teach my students something. Sometimes it’s really depressing what’s going on in my classes. The Council points out that you don’t know if you have the ability to teach and if these children could be interested. There’s so much doubt in your thoughts and your beliefs that at this particular time this teaching isn’t something that will work for you until you work on yourself.

In the beginning, when you get a new class to take care of, show an interest in each child. Instead of going right into the educational requirements, express to these children that you’d like to know all about them. One at a time, have them tell you something about themselves and see if you can connect with that. See if you can say something like, I went through that also, or that’s funny, or look how you turned the situation around and you went through it. What are your interests? Ask your students if they could be in a classroom and could choose what you wanted to learn about, what would that be?

Get more of an idea from the children what they want. The students would begin to see you as someone who’s interested in them, and then share part of your path. What was your childhood like? What do you go through now? Ask them about their interests. This is very important. The way the educational system is now isn’t interesting to most children.

Find ways to get the children’s interest and then teach them a little about what they want. For an hour in the morning you can take one child and talk about what they’re interested in, and tell them as much as you know about that subject. After that you can go into what they need to learn as far as the education system is concerned. The next day pick another child. You can ask them if they could learn anything, what would that be? Always show the children you’re interested in what they want.

The Council says there’s a past life connection in the early 1700s where you were part of a group of children that lived in the same area and had to work to help their family exist, grow food, and make clothing. There was always the thought of going to a proper school, learning in large groups, and sharing knowledge, but this wasn’t possible in that particular life. In your current life you’ve created a situation where you not only want to learn, but you also want to teach. Your doubt of how to do this and how to handle unruly children is part of the lesson you’ve brought into this lifetime.

The easiest way to teach these children is to find things they’re interested in, and show you have an interest in them as people. Always ask them what they want to learn. If they could teach this class, what would they want to learn? And when they act unruly or give you silly answers you can laugh with them and tell them it’s funny, but bring the conversation around to what they’d do if they were the teacher. Get their minds going by imagining what they’d do if they were in charge. You’ll see a big difference. If you can’t handle this right now, we advise you to try and work with smaller and younger groups until you feel more confident. This confidence must come through you first.

Christea17 says, I wish I knew how to deal with these situations better and how to interact more positively with my students. The Council advises Christea17 to be a regular person. Show interest in your students. Tell them about yourself. This will change the atmosphere.

The Council adds that there’s a little exercise you can do. Sit in front of the classroom before you start your lessons. Picture a beautiful green energy in your heart. If there are twenty people in your class, send out twenty ropes of energy from your heart, one to each child in the room. See that rope of green energy going into them, circling around, and coming back to you. Make this connection and this will also help. Everything begins with energy first. The green light energy is healing, it’s love, and it works with the heart.

The Council closes by wishing everyone peace, love, and light. They say have fun on your path. Always look for the fun. The happiness will bring in everything you wish to create, whether you know what it is now or not. Your higher self knows. And when you stay happy it can bring it in.


Listen to the entire 9-minute audio recording of our session with The Council (below) to hear all their guidance for Christea17 and the rest of us and let us know what you feel about it. You can also ask The Council your own question by typing it into one of the comment boxes that appear at the bottom of most of our blog pages.

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December 26, 2021 Posted by | Audio Content, Channeling, Other Lifetimes, Questions & Answers, Spirit | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Can I See and Hear My Spirit Guides?

This post answers questions for The Council from a reader named, Susan, who says, During Covid I became very spiritual. I now practice meditation on a daily basis and read many books by ascended masters. I’m doing many things to raise my vibration, but I can’t seem to hear or see my guides or masters.

The Council begins by asking Susan to read the book, St. Germain, The Mystery of the Violet Flame, by Elizabeth Clare Prophet. Then they say that many people think as soon as they begin meditating and reading spiritual books, all the guides and masters will come right out in front of you and give you all the answers you want. It doesn’t work that way. It’s the discipline of quietly meditating, asking for peace, and being there when and if your guides decide to appear in your meditations. You can get all your answers from your guides without seeing or hearing them just by things happening that you wish to happen.

If you believe your guides aren’t communicating with you unless you can see and hear them you’ll be very disappointed. When you’re open to the information coming to you in any way that allows you to realize who you really are as a spiritual being and that you’re very much connected to spirit guides, magic begins to happen.

Susans says, I’ve asked many times for my guides and ascended masters to let their presence be known to me. The Council says if you’re so focused on seeing and hearing your guides, and asking why isn’t this happening when your guides could be showing themselves to you and giving you answers. If you’re only focused on seeing them one way, that won’t help this happen. What will help is the meditation on peace and connecting with the spirit you truly are.

Susan says, I’d love to know who my spirit guides are and make contact with them. The Council says when you do the things we’ve recommended your guides will make contact in whatever way is helpful for you to learn and grow. Be open because guidance can come in many different ways. Then the ways the guidance comes to you will advance and grow as you accept the little ways it comes to you in the beginning.

Susan asks, Is there anything The Council can suggest that my guides would want me to do to raise my vibration enough for me to see and hear them? The Council says laughing and playing will raise your vibration. Having good thoughts and doing fun things raises your vibration. If you do that, and in your meditation you ask for peace and love, and at the same time you connect with your heart and send out love to everyone in your reality, your whole life will begin to change for the better and you’ll connect with more of what you’re asking for. It all comes when the student is ready.


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July 15, 2021 Posted by | Audio Content, Channeling, Connecting With Spirit, Meditation, Questions & Answers, Spirit | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What About My Relationship With A Woman I Met On Instagram?

This post answers questions for The Council from a reader named, Harmony, who says they just met a girl on Instagram a few days ago. I only sent her a few messages, but I felt love for her.

The Council says this is a recognition, but it’s also your heart that’s searching for someone to love. Connecting with this woman is making you wonder if this is the person for me? Will this bring love? And we say, yes, it has already because you feel the connection.

Harmony says, I just met her and we haven’t really spoken, but I haven’t felt this feeling for someone special for a very long time. I’m grateful for these feelings, but I’m curious why I’m having them when we just met?

The Council says it’s similar to when two people went to school together in first grade and now you’re in college and you’ve found each other again and you recognize each other. That’s what brings this loving feeling. When you recognize each other, what automatically comes up is the question, now what do we do? What direction do we go in? Just relax and feel this familiar feeling. If you bring out feelings of love, warmth, and connection, then enjoy that for right now because that’s what this is.

Harmony asks if she knew this woman in past lives. The Council sees a life as Native Americans who were able to connect with nature and get information intuitively from the spirits of trees, water, and mountains. That’s why you have an intuitive recognition of a connection with this woman. It’s a recognition you brought from another time into your current reality.

Harmony asks if this is a romantic relationship I should pursue? The Council says, yes, there’s a possibility of a romance and it’s the way you wish to create it. Work on your relationship with this woman and do the inner work of thinking about how you want it to be and create from there.

Harmony changes the direction of her questions here and asks, what is my life purpose? The Council says it’s the same as everyone else. Your purpose was to come here and bring as much love as you could from the spirit world into this world. You wanted to run around, have fun and experiences, and enjoy the good times. The challenges you create, you created them so you could change them.

There isn’t any one specific purpose in your life. Sometimes you just want to get here and see what you can do. You want to have fun with your life. In spirit we know that no matter what we experience, everything will be all right. Let me have the experience. Let me see how I handle it. Let me see what I learn from it.

It would be good for you to read books on healing. Hands Of Light, by Barbara Brennan, would be good. Any healing classes you can find during the COVID crises would also be good to take. Work with energy. Work with crystals. Work with plants and trees around where you live. Grow some plants, bring them into the house, and connect with them. Meditate in a room where you have plants. This will bring you more and more into the healing you wish to experience in this lifetime.


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January 30, 2021 Posted by | Audio Content, Challenges, Channeling, Feelings, Healing, Intuition, Life Purpose, Love, Other Lifetimes, Questions & Answers, Relationships, Spirit | , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Can The Council Provide a Meditation for Forgiveness of Oneself and Others?

This post answers a question from a reader named, Utah, who asks if The Council can provide a meditation for forgiveness of oneself and others.

The Council begins by saying forgiveness is difficult in our reality. When you’re interested in forgiving yourself The Council suggests the following steps.

  1. Sit quietly.
  2. Concentrate on your heart.
  3. Ask to see yourself as a spirit.
  4. Imagine a beautiful golden light around you.
  5. See some of the things you wish to forgive yourself for.
  6. Imagine your spirit guides coming up behind you.
  7. Imagine writing each thing you want forgiveness for on a piece of paper, hold the paper in your hand, and read it to yourself.
  8. Imagine putting this paper in a small box and handing it to your spirit guide.
  9. Imagine your guide smiling and taking this piece of paper and handing you a gift.
  10. See what appears in your hands. It will have a special meaning only for you. Whether it makes sense or not, take the gift and imagine placing it in your heart.
  11. Your healing begins with this process and you can repeat it as often as you like.

When you need to forgive another person The Council suggests following these steps.

  1. Picture yourself sitting on the ground with the person you want to forgive.
  2. Begin by holding hands and looking into each other’s eyes.
  3. Imagine all the things you wish to say to each other.
  4. Now imagine a green rope of vibrating energy coming out of your heart and goes across to the person you wish to forgive.
  5. Watch this green rope enter this person’s heart and make a loop and come back into your heart.
  6. Now just sit in your imagination of this beautiful green light vibration coming out of your heart and going to the person you wish to forgive and this person sending the green light back to you.
  7. Have whatever you wish to forgive this person for in your mind as you follow these steps.

This process will help you forgive this other person. You can do this for as long as you like and as many times as is needed.


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August 10, 2020 Posted by | Audio Content, Channeling, Forgiveness, Healing, Meditation, Questions & Answers, Relationships, Spirit | , , , | Leave a comment

Better-feeling Thoughts for Relationships & Employment

This post is inspired by questions for The Council from a reader named Fernanda, who says it’s difficult for her to have any sort of relationship or employment.

The Council says when you think time is running out or that you’re dying, your vibration makes it difficult for you to create wonderful things for yourself. They say Fernanda must try to bring herself into the vibration of love, joy, and happiness any way she can. That is where she’ll create the type of relationship and employment she’s looking for.

The Council says when Fernanda finds herself thinking she’s running out of time, acknowledge these thoughts and then remind herself she’s a spirit in a physical body and she’ll never run out of time. If she’s unable to create what she desires in this lifetime, she will have other lifetimes to create it. But her thoughts are holding her back. Going forward, focus on what she desires in her life.

The Council specifically suggests Fernanda focus on what she is bringing to the relationship she desires. Go over in her mind the kind of person she wants to be with and focus on what she can do for this person. Focus on how they build their future together.

If she can think these thoughts they will bring in the feeling of not being sure what will happen, but she can expect beautiful things because she feels differently. The Council suggests imagining a gold light within her heart shining around her and the people who match this beautiful vibration will be attracted to her.

The Council sees Fernanda is able to make something of the career she’s prepared for, but her feelings of doubt and that her life is going nowhere is holding this progress back. Find one little thing in this career that she enjoys doing and focus on that, with the thought that other opportunities will come along.

The Council sees the relationship is a high priority for Fernanda. As she’s able to focus happily on her new relationship, being in that vibration of joy will change her situation in her career for the better also. The Council says if Fernanda is able to change the vibration she carries with her, everything around her must change.

Listen below to our full 9-minute session with The Council to hear all their guidance for Fernanda and the rest of us, and let us know what you think.

April 27, 2017 Posted by | Audio Content, Career, Channeling, Love, Questions & Answers, Relationships, Spirit, Vibration, You Create Your Reality | , , , | Leave a comment

March 13, 2011 Daily Thought

Imagine you are like an attractive lamp
That gives a beautiful light
And has a shade that makes the light even more beautiful.

Your heart is like the light bulb,
The rest of your body is like the lampshade
And the love you truly are is the electricity.

The more attention you give
To the vibration of love you truly are,
The more radiant your heart becomes,
And the more radiant you become.

And this beautiful radiance
Has the power to illuminate
Whatever you choose
To give your attention to.

It really does.

—The Council

March 13, 2011 Posted by | Thought for the Day | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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