Many years ago when I was around 20 or so I remember reading the National Geographic magazine. It was special back then and had great photos from around the world. There was a story about a woman gathering rice in a rice paddy of Southeast Asia. I remember the journalist asking this woman if she was happy. Now the woman lived in a native hut made from local trees. Her life had no running water or any of the conveniences we take for granted. The journalist noted the puzzled look on her face when he asked her this question. She answered that being happy was something that happened between the time you were born and the time you died. It happened. It wasn’t a goal. It wasn’t a state of mind. It wasn’t analyzed. It just
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Did you know that the greatest gift given to you here on earth was the gift of life? Life itself was always the present. The rest of the experience here is what you choose to do with it. You can abuse it, waste it, invest it, love it, cherish it, be fascinated by it, indulge it, curse it or just wait it out until you can get out of it. Whatever you choose, it will be yours to do. The two main lessons we are to learn here on the earth plain are “freewill choice and emotional energy”. Everything we do here is instructing us that we have free will even if imprisoned. Our mind is the guidance system for it all. What a trip! This is where we make up karma–in the mind. The second lesson of working with emotional energy gives us the opportunity to experience all the emotions of this place, the sad, the happy, the discouraged, the despair, the elation, the fear and the fury.
What does a Universal Year mean? It is simply the current year, 2019, reduced to the single digit by adding the numbers together. We are, therefore, in a number 3 universal year. Goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019. I do hope you have created some goals or plans for yourself. Nothing that is too hard or ridiculous to achieve. It can be helpful to write out a plan for the next 90 days. Things work naturally in 3’s.