Posted by Steve Beckow
The crew of An Hour with an Angel was discussing matters after the show Monday. One of the things we commonly agreed on was that we have to address the difficulty presented by the hugely exciting events in the offing, and the relationship of excitement to drama, and snapback, etc.
We’ll be posting an article from Linda Dillon on the human propensity to control. Linda made the point in our discussion that drama itself is an attempt to control. We blow up, growl, snarl and harangue, all in an effort to steer the person where we want them to be.
For me drama is the leaving of life consciously experienced and the taking up of life unconsciously experienced. It’s a return to our conditioning, our programmed way of being, all the routines and acts and numbers that we encapsulate in the phrase “old-paradigm relating.”
The relationship between drama and excitement, as far as I’m aware, is the same as that between drama and drink or drama and any other mood-altering factor. Excitement releases us from our ordinary constraints and we can do things we’d never do otherwise. In the hands of people who aren’t playing by the rules or who are turned against events rather than for them, we run the risk of being manipulated. And drama, as Linda said, is where we can be led to.
Drama hooks up with and feeds into known rituals like the rush to judgement (kangaroo courts, lynch mobs), ostracism (expulsion, exile), sacrifice, etc. Excitement can turn into frenzy. When we’re excited as a group and take up drama, bad things can happen. So we as lightworkers, in my opinion, need to keep our excitement below a certain critical limit to avoid being swept up into something that can quickly and easily go in an unintended and regrettable direction. We are, if you will, the designated drivers for Disclosure.
And the problem is that we face a time of unparalleled excitement just ahead.
Long ago (or so it seems now) Archangel Michael spoke to this matter in a personal reading I had with him. He said it was fine to get enthusiastic and even excited for a while, but there is a level of excitement – perhaps abandon – that is counter-productive and can leave us exhausted and vulnerable to snapback. His counsel was to enjoy the excitement but to know our limits.
I feel moved to add to that encouragement to wait for the actual event of Disclosure before becoming excited, rather than becoming excited about the prospect of Disclosure or by the announcement of a date or the presumption that a date has been announced. Any seasoned veteran of these themes has been through many dates announced for Disclosure that haven’t materialized. The snapback of disappointment can trigger vasanas in us that can have us throw angry accusations around, leave the group, and make any number of moves that we regret when we’ve calmed down again.
In fact, if I could take that point a further step and caution people against saying anything they might regret generally in the days and weeks ahead. The manner in which the mind works, according to Werner and others, is that we tend to “make right” whatever we say. So if I say, “You’re a fool,” I tend to find reasons after the fact to prove myself right in that judgment. I tend not to disavow what I said. Instead I tend to extend it and reinforce it. The answer to that is not to say things in the first place – not judgmental things, anyways.
We seem so close now to what we’ve been waiting for all these years. And, yes, it’ll be an historic occasion when it happens. But if we as lightworkers can make a special attempt to stay within safe limits of excitement, we may be better able to serve the collective. If we can keep our heads while all about us are losing theirs, as Rudyard Kipling said, we can anchor the upcoming events so that any unexpected turns in the road can be negotiated.