We need to heal.
We need each other.
We need each other to heal.
Relationships are vehicles for healing.
And that’s my thesis on love in these times. A lot of relationships are under duress right now. Obviously. Wars are being fought with cell phones and policies. We’re breaking each other’s hearts. The collective shadow is UP. And it’s rising to get our attention. All of the pain that we’re delivering and enduring… it’s time to get really conscious with it all.
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We manifest through the mind. We can use our mind to manifest division or union.
If we want to intentionally raise our energy vibration and move out of suffering, we need to feed the mind with love. This practice is ancient, it’s scientific, and it’s ESSENTIAL.
It’s also very simple and doable. Want to do it right now with me? K…
Bring to mind someone that you’re feeling the tension with. And do this, please:
Breathe into your heart and…
remember the good times.
This isn’t a trivial exercise. It raises your energy. It gets you back to the intelligence of love. All conflict happens when we step out of our heart awareness.
The relationships that you’re currently feeling stress within? Reach for memories that generate the energy of love.
The time you almost peed your pants laughing. When you turned to each other for support and wisdom and hilarity. The trips. How they helped you through the break up (or break down). When you went way out of your way to see them. The talks, the food, the music, the love. THE RELATIONSHIP.
You fell in love for a reason. You kept showing up for each other for a reason.
All those experiences of love were real. Love given is the light of consciousness being shared. Anything that’s not love isn’t real… it’s shadow.
We heal because of, and through, each other.
Look and listen beyond the issues that are straining the connection. Yes, there may be stuff to sort out. But what matters most is our loving bond. The rest is just a contest for our energy and time.
Remembering love will lift all of us beyond the noise of fear and ego. And the very reason for the global (and local) flare-ups is to remind us to remember what really matters. Our loving bond.
Danielle LaPorte is an invited member of Oprah’s SuperSoul 100, a group who, in Oprah Winfrey’s words, “is uniquely connecting the world together with a spiritual energy that matters.” She is author of White Hot Truth: Clarity for keeping it real on your spiritual path—from one seeker to another. The Fire Starter Sessions, and The Desire Map: A Guide To Creating Goals With Soul—the book that has been translated into 8 languages, evolved into a yearly day planner system, a top 10 iTunes app, and an international workshop program with licensed facilitators in 15 countries. Named one of the “Top 100 Websites for Women” by Forbes, millions of visitors go to DanielleLaPorte.com every month for her daily #Truthbombs and what’s been called “the best place online for kickass spirituality.” A speaker, a poet, a painter, and a former business strategist and Washington-DC think tank exec, Entrepreneur Magazine calls Danielle, “equal parts poet and entrepreneurial badass…edgy, contrarian…loving and inspired.” Her charities of choice are Eve Ensler’s VDay: a global movement to end violence against women and girls, and charity: water, setting out to bring safe drinking water to everyone in the world. She lives in Vancouver, BC with her favourite philosopher, her son. You can find her @daniellelaporte and just about everywhere on social media.