Now, two-and-a-half years along the path, Katie reflects: “Most of all, I’m feeling the power of a coherent heart; that’s really been the note bringing out the song of “Money and Life.” It started with this urge in my own heart and getting in coherence with that and following—you could say—trusting life.”
We are love’s means....Let us trust, you and I, that the current moving through us can and will carry us to our next steps, to the unique expressions and contributions we have to make to the wider ecology of existence. Let us entrust ourselves to this moment, life’s offering, fully given....
How surprising then, that before our eyes, something new has emerged on the planet. This appearance of the new can remind us of hopes and questions that fall away from consciousness, especially in the privileged places of life. Will I really let in the many crises? Is it possible that we’ll find our way through? Does something not quite seen want to be born onto the planet. Do I feel some reflection of it right here where I live? What might that mean for how I look at life and the coming years? What might there be for me to do?
As leaders, charged with confronting and transcending conflict, it is essential that we understand how conflict arises in how we see the world, more than the how the world really is. We must accept responsibility for the conflict in our own consciousness before we can begin to address it effectively in the world. In doing so, we become a clearer vehicle to integrate and transcend our deepest challenges and to bring about a positive future. The conflict between the present and the future is really a conflict of imagination. Resolve that, and the future can begin, now.
Uncertainty, embraced without resistance, opens the mind. When we let go of our limited assumptions and patterns of thinking, the world opens to an expanse of unbounded choice. Uncertainty, embraced without resistance, also opens the heart. Only in the straightjacket of our safe convictions can we avoid truly encountering the poignancy of the world in which we live and of our limited part in it.