Let’s stop scratching our heads together, pointing at violence and wondering what is wrong with those people. Let’s open to the violent potential in this moment in ourselves. Ask, “Am I perhaps participating in the violence with my reaction to violence?”
You may ask “What is he talking about? I’m not the one out there with a weapon hurting people I don’t even know!”
Right, but are you choosing to fill your body with separation and split completely from “others”? If we choose outrage, which becomes a complete separation from “that person”, we become the energy of eradicating.
This position of accepting what has happened and looking within our own hearts and minds is a consciousness of greatest inclusion. It’s only when I accept that I am also capable of confusion that I return to understanding what to do next.
This post was previously published on The Father Connection and is republished here with permission from the author.
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