Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. ~ Rev. Dr. Howard Thurman

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Planet Earth

You all knew exactly what you were doing when you chose to incarnate on your Mother Earth at this particular time in human history.

You did not come here to “play small”—to minimize or ignore your real reason and purpose for being here. And yet that’s exactly what many of you do.

You are depriving the world, and yourselves, when you do that. You are betraying the trust your spirit—your higher self—placed in you, the human.

It’s time to stop playing that game. And it is a game, a silly useless game.

Every one of you is far greater than you can possibly imagine. You were, as some of your religious traditions say, created “in the image and likeness of God.” Not only that, but you are God.

The energy that flows through you and gives you life, and gives your life meaning, is the same energy that you would call God—or whatever term you use for that power that created the universe.

It’s time for you to claim your greatness, to acknowledge your divinity, to exercise your power. It’s time to, as that quotation says, “come alive.”

You are what the world needs, especially at this time that seems so dark and dreary.

This is the most exciting time, from our perspective, that has ever existed in the history of your Mother Earth. Even though it appears to be a time of darkness, it is just the opposite. It’s a time of your rebirth into light.

If you want to see it as a battle between dark and light, that’s fine. But you must realize it seems a dark time only because the darkness is in its death throes, and is resisting the light frantically—and fruitlessly.

The war is nearly done—and the light has won.

You are a part of that light, or you would not be reading or hearing this.

You have contributed far more than you know to the light that is now overtaking and transforming your Mother Earth—and the entire universe. We applaud you. We want you to applaud yourselves.

It’s time for you to come alive—alive to the power and light you shine so brightly upon us all.


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