Passion – Blog No. 45

live-with-passionIn this life it is vital to have a passion.  At least one.  It can be anything.  A person, a project, your life.  If your life is your passion then you will have spent a lot of time contemplating it.  It is through contemplation that we can come to conclusions.  We must always follow through to conclusion, there is no point half-doing something or leaving loose ends.  Loose ends are always going to drag on your consciousness – to save yourself the waste of energy carrying that excess weight make sure you are disciplined enough to finish what you start.  Passion is flow.  When you experience flow, you are immersed in your reality to the extent that you are operating at optimum levels and your mind and body are aligned, you are focussed.  People who have an attention deficit disorder – and I think a great many people have an attention deficit disorder – find it difficult to feel flow.  Flow is a feeling.  You know you are part of something far greater than the reality in which you are currently confined.  Each life-time is a life-sentence, think about it.  You cannot escape from the learning that this world will give you.  Even if you kill yourself,  you will still return to learning – it is simply that your life-sentence has been cut short.  There is no shortage of new ones.  In this world we are sure of that.

Trust your passion.  You will know when you have a passion.  It consumes you.  It is an emotional workout, having a passion.  A tsunami of feeling.  You find yourself sinking under, fighting to the surface only to sink again into its depths.  You find your secrets in the depths, it becomes a place you do not want to leave when you find it.  The thing to know is that you can breathe underwater.  It is something you discover when you are sinking.  Your mind is alive, creative and alert – the world around you is filled with possibility and wonder.  A passion makes you believe in yourself, in the framework of this universe.  A passion should feel good.  If it does not feel good then it is possibly an obsession rather than a passion.  Be aware of the difference between the two.  An obsession can be confusing.  A passion is not confusing – it makes every bit of sense when you understand what wonders it does for your being.  A lot of people with a passion for something can make a big difference in this world.  All you have to do is find what you feel strongly about.  Find the feelings that provoke you to thought and underneath those feelings you will find some of your beliefs.  Keep them in perspective, as you do with your convictions.  Both can brain-wash you.  Behind your beliefs you will find some lone convictions – which are hard to shake, but shake them up – and then you will be where you want to be:  in passion.  It is a state of being.  It is fuelled by hope – which lies deep inside Pandora’s Box, underneath her chaos and disorder.  We all have a Pandora’s Box.  Some of us are just more familiar with its darkness, its lessons that will get us to the light.  It takes courage to open your particular Pandora’s Box.  Once you open it, it is not easy to close again.  There is a fascination with what we store away in our secret places.  Dreams, hopes, fears.  We need to find the fears and address them.  Fears cannot be allowed to dominate you when it comes to analysing yourself.  Fears are a contaminant.  It is a good idea to look yourself square in the eye and see who it is that you truly are.  When you recognise your truth you will be clear what passion means in your life.   An addiction to passion is not much of a problem.  It is still an addiction – and the thing about addictions is that they demonstrate that something in you is out of balance.  So keep addictions where you can see them at all times, they are crafty manipulators.

I have a passion for learning.  I find life interesting and I have a passion for thinking.  I am determined to show a way to fix this world.  I know it can be done.  People need to get over their skin-colour first of all.  Realise that each person you deal with – each one – can contribute something to your life.  You just need to ask the right questions.  You have to see value in exchange, sharing.  How can you not see value in sharing?  People need to compromise.  The women who are trying to be men in a man’s world should not wear themselves out.  Their battle is pointless.  What are they doing comparing themselves to men in the first place?  Men are men.  That will never change.  We have babies – they don’t.  We are different creatures.  Why is that overlooked so often?  A man has a penis.  A woman does not.  It is clear to see who is who and what is what if you look in the right places.  Let men be men – they are good at it.  Fighting about not being treated like a man is not productive.  Fight for being an independent woman.  That kind of fighting energy is helpful.  Did you know that men are more highly evolved than women?  Sorry if that offends a few people – and it probably will – but it is true.  They are all female until 12 weeks  – and then they change into men.  Men are more specific than women are – they are woman first, then man.  How much of a difference this makes to their ability to understand the peculiar ways of women I don’t know, but I imagine even having been female for 12 weeks does not guarantee that a man will understand a woman.  It depends on what, exactly, comes together in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.  I think that most women confound most men.  Women are a strange breed, it has to be said.  I think women can be magical creatures but they can be a nightmare.   The problem is that women trust less than men, there is an imbalance there.  It is a pity we must exist in a world where women feel they cannot trust men.  The men should be better behaved.  I am speaking to those who behave badly, and we have all behaved badly in our time.  We have all caused pain to another person, so do not put yourself anywhere near a pedestal no matter who you are.  Know that this world will recycle pain until the humans stop causing it – to themselves.

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4 responses to “Passion – Blog No. 45

  1. Interesting what you say about fear. In Will Smith’s new movie with his son – After Earth – there’s a line “Fear is a choice.”

    • I think it is a choice. You can accept that you are anxious about a situation, a particular outcome, but you need not believe that you cannot handle the truth of a matter when it comes. You need not believe that you are in any way ill-equipped to deal with whatever presents itself to you. What scares you more – your thoughts or the results of your actions? That is worth considering. You face your anxieties and the fear that will dominate you has no place to go but away.

  2. Exceptional blog dear CJ. So much to quietly reflect on! I’ll have to think about why I feel so connected to women as I contemplate writing “I’m Every Woman!” Blessings to you and yours. By the way, I’m 36% through your exvellent book and enjoying every page. As promised, a review draweth nigh! “To acknowledge and Affirm That Everyone is Superior to us All in Some Way, is to Embrace the Heart of the Infinite!” – the rabbi

  3. Geating reading including inspirational

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