On the eve of the apocalypse...
Thursday, December 20, 2012
What is it that fascinates people about impending doom?
I heard something once in reference to why people like to watch horror movies, the comment was something along the line of "People watch horror shows so they can be glad that it didn't happen to them."
Nothing makes you feel more alive than escaping certain doom, right?
My personal 'certain doom' is to be too heavy to take care of myself, it is a heart attack, it is a stroke, it is being in so much pain every day that I wish for death, its hating what I see in the mirror and how I perceive others' view of me. There was a time not that long ago that the edge of a blade was the brightest thing in my life. Living without hope is a terrible feeling.
Without starting any debates on here, political or otherwise, I personally feel that the economy will get a LOT worse than better and sometimes I get that nutter feeling that I should be preparing for a collapse.
Heck, I even worry about not being able to outrun the zombies when THAT time comes, lol!
I am making slow but sure progress categorizing my life into things I can control and things that I cannot....and the acceptance that goes along with things that I cannot.
My weight. I can control this. I have been making better decisions and feeling the results.
My heart. I can work on my weight, I can watch my cholesterol, I can be kind to my heart by giving it good nutrients and healthy exercise.
A stroke. I can control my blood pressure and cholesterol. Through diet and exercise, I can lessen the chances of blockages.
The economy...I think I am at the correct amount of nutters to be prepared for that, and zombies....well, I will worry about that later!
The Mayan calendar shows that tomorrow will be the end of an astronomical cycle and begin a new cycle that will not complete for another 2,737 years.
The stars and planets go through cycles just as the moon does, just as our Earth does, along with everything that lives here, all the way down the line to little ole me.
I go through my cycles also. My weight, my mood, the length of my hair, and the clothes that I wear.
The Dalai Lama said:
“Man surprised me most about humanity. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”
So there will be an alignment tomorrow, awesome. Instead of taking this as a sign of doom, why not think of it as a catalyst.
I am important, I am worthy of my own time and attention.
I am worth my efforts to control what I can and let go of what I cannot.
I can make an impact on myself and those around me, who in turn make a difference in those around them to the 6th degree of separation.
I will take the time to be kinder to myself and others.
I will take the time to regain the loss of appreciating what is around me.
Tomorrow, everything changes. I will never meet the Dalai Lama, but his statement changed something in me. Positive energy is at hand. Make the change in you and take the time to notice the beauty in the way you affect others to the 6th degree and beyond.
Peace to you and yours.