Big question that friends and I have been throwing around lately.
What exactly IS “reality”?
According to Wiki this is what “reality” is: Reality is the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them. Reality includes everything that is and has been, whether or not it is observable or comprehensible. A still broader definition includes that which has existed, exists, or will exist.
What is reality to me, is not necessarily reality to another. For instance, I believe that I can create my own reality. My reality is that I am a visionary, intuitive artist and writer who came here to quite simply, well, for the sake of simplicity, be me. Follow my intuition. Write and paint things that make you think. Plant seeds of consciousness. I’m a seeker – of wisdom, knowledge and unseen truths.
HOWEVER…..this may be quite different or uncomfortable for someone else….they may want to follow rather than lead….and judge those who don’t believe as they do. To make others fit into their parameters of “reality”. I wonder why, as humans, we do this? (I have my theories, but, I would be interested to know your opinions!!)
There is a price, however, to conscious decisions, and you may have to deal with losing those people, places and things that no longer fit your reality.
For example, I lost a gallery, (disclaimer – I was ready to leave anyway, because of – well – a wide variety of reasons!) because during a five minute interview on television, while I was doing a demo about my upcoming show Spiritual Journey, the interviewer kept asking (several times) what a “spiritual journey” meant to me, (Mind you, I was trying to paint!), I blurted out the only thing that came to mind – “I don’t believe in God – instead I believe we ARE God!”. My gallery owner used that as a reason to “part ways” because she said, “after all, it was a Spiritual Journey show”, and I said “EXACTLY!”
Our realities clearly were not the same!!!
Good news is that this gallery clearly did and does not fit who I am.
Did I have to deal with consequences of my words – yup – but, it’s all a part of the journey.
MY SPIRITUAL JOURNEY.
Will I have to adjust my reality? Of course – but, I believe that everything happens for a reason.
Why is it that so many of us use the excuse that “they aren’t grounded in reality” to say adios to people? Instead of asking questions? Getting to know the person, rather than making judgments? Opening one’s mind to possibilities rather than following the M”asses”?
You all know people on social media who are miserable and post about all of their victim issues. And, guess what they continue to receive??? DUH!!!
Change perception. Change reality. Look for the silver lining rather than all of the Debbie Downer stuff!!!
May We Walk Together as One.
Here’s to the game changers!
Yup. We are divine beings creating our individual realities. Your story is a great example of this! Thanks, I will read more of your blog,and check out your art, if it’s available. ~ Signed: I too have blown jobs the fuck up when I refused to follow my spiritual mind.
LOL…. Actually, I didn’t blow it, in this case, it just wasn’t a good fit, obviously!