More than two years ago, I started a video series called "Empathic Revolution." I had -- and continue to have -- an unstoppable desire to see more gentleness, less violence... more generosity, less competition... more hope, less cynicism... more embrace, less judgment... more expansion, less constriction. In a word: empathy. When you feel the reality of another, you can't help but heed the Golden Rule... because you really, deeply understand that any difference between you and another is superficial. In essence, there is no difference.
So, I have come to believe that this little seven-letter word -- e m p a t h y -- has all the muscle and majesty needed to brighten and lighten our world. In the four videos beneath this post, I shared my starter-thoughts about how an Empathic Revolution might begin and look. I had no idea of process or procedure... hence the two-year hiatus! In that time, many things coalesced and aligned -- within, around and beyond me. They all now point and urge to begin. Again.
On June 7, 2010, we left off with the questions: "What can we do to put our heart in action?" and "What does activated empathy look like?" The answer to these questions will vary for everyone, of course. And while there is no universally appropriate response, I do know it starts by: (1) deciding TO put your heart in empathic action; and (2) deciding HOW you will do so, as in, what means or method will you use to ACT OUT your empathy?
One of my lifelong gifts as a born empath with heightened sensitivity has been to see and enliven the gifts of others. I've always, always loved doing this. Recently, I started doing it with more intention and intensity. In one-on-one Akashic consultations, I've been giving people an undistorted view of themselves. These are sacred, intimate conversations that lead people to loving clarity, wisdom and power to express their greatest aspects and gifts. These multi-dimensional consultations have become one of my favorite contributions to make to the Empathic Revolution. Rousing full soul expression is a joyful privilege for which I am very grateful. I'd love to work with you in this way, and invite you to schedule a session on the page titled "Deep Knowing."
The question "How are you?" is PROFOUND.
But it has been watered-down to a synonym for "Hello."
Forced or fake auto-responses of obligated okay-ness are expected.
(And if you are going through something tragic, it really doesn't matter! Every social encounter OPENS with this well-established Ritual of Insincerity.)
The question "How are you?" prompts an answer that begins with "I AM _____________."
This means many times each day, you are invited to SPEAK THE MOST POWERFUL STATEMENT that can be spoken of yourself.
And the socially-expected thing to do, is be QUICK + SLICK with your answer.
For a change... TAKE YOUR TIME, and tell your truth. ✍🏾