"We are Conduits of Light here to Inspire Transformation" - Jemma
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At some point we have realized that there is more to this journey we call life than meets the eye.
Once we step onto our path it, it can often be very challenging and we wonder why the hell we signed up in the first place!!
But we have come for a reason. And we are all in this together.
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I was smacked in the face with the history of our humanity these last days.
When I first arrived in Rome I I was awestruck.
The sheer magnitude and exquisite beauty of the ancient city is breathtaking, and the feeling of being steeped in thousands of years of an ancient civilisation is awe inspiring. I actually didn’t stop to think, or feel, for a moment how the energy of time and history might affect me, especially as I vehemently signed up to see two of the most prolific monuments - the Colosseum and the Vatican.
After the initial wow of the Colosseum facade wore off, I was quite honestly mortified by what I was hearing, feeling and realising.
Our lovely guide (who was super awesome and sweet) was romantically recounting the glorious and elaborate ‘show’ that would be ‘performed’ at regular intervals, that involved the slaughter of thousands of wild animals (mostly poached from Africa) and murder of man pitted against man (gladiators) 98% pf the time against their will - all in the name of ‘entertainment’. Aka - blood Sport.
It was so super intense for me that at one point I use wanted to run. Instead, I politely removed myself from our group and well, actually I wept.
Spontaneously the words of ho’oponopono flooded their way through me. I lay down my prayers of forgiveness. Not just for what was done but for the ignorance. The mis-understanding. The gross abuse of power. I prayed from my heart for the liberation of the thousands upon thousands of sentient beings - the souls waiting to be freed.
This ancient monument is gargantuan. There is no doubt it was an engineering and architectural masterpiece, but why? Political influence, power? Ugh..
It seemed to me like the grossest abuse of human ingenuity. It made me sad.
I am used to frequenting monuments and temples that are created as an offering. Built for a higher spiritual purpose or creation of harmony with nature. It was a shock to me that we used our gift of genius to build something primarily to feed blood lust and demonstrate power.
Then came the Vatican. Honestly, even though I was bought up in what was the most nurturing version of the Catholic religion, I found it really challenging to feel celebratory in the magnificent Marble halls and exquisite Renaissance Michael Angelo painted ceilings.
The beauty was undeniably astounding. The treasures absolutely priceless, but I couldn’t help but feel heavy and defeated. At what cost were these treasures obtained? With what wealth were these halls or marble and alters of pure gold created.
I did my best, with all my heart to tune into the purity of the faith. Because I KNOW there is purity in this faith, as there is in all faiths. But this wealth and extravagance felt so disproportionate to me. And I’m quite sure it’s not what the master Jesus came for.
Just as the Colosseum was built from the ravages of war and the spoils of Jerusalem, so the Vatican has been built from the ravages and spoils of religious wars and indigenous societies perceived and judged as savage. I was left with the question - who is the savage here? And how in heavens name is this a reflection of Gods true will?
As it was beautiful, so it was deflating. Needless to say I was exhausted by the days end.
All of this of course triggered a wonderful (and on going) deep process of inquiry. On so many levels. Realising that our egos, collectively STILL seek out the blood lust - only now in the form of violent films and violent sport. Some of me felt disappointed. Is feeding the pain body an innate part of who we really are?
I don’t believe that. I believe that something happened long ago that made us forget. And we have been in an evolutionary process of remembering. That there is something cyclical that has occurred in the natural in evolution of our humanity.
That through these periods of extreme Chaos - as we are in right now - we are breaking away from an old world to a new. Reforming a new and more evolved pattern.
It also really made me realise how dangerous it is when the power lays in the hands of a minority of tyrants. Of how important it is for us, as the people, to only be lead by our hearts. Not by the agenda of anyone seeking power. After all we are 99%, they are 1%.. let’s not forget that.
So much more to say but this will do. Not for a moment taking away from this phenomenal city. I reckon it stands as one of my faves and hands down for me one of the most beautiful. And I know this is just the veneer. There is far more to Ancient Rome than is obvious.
In future I’ll be turning my focus away from what it is famous in the mainstream, and towards the pre historic. Egyptian inspired priests and priestesses that were the bed rock of this incredible city, rather than the misguided power hungry tyrants that were hell bent on conquering the world. At all costs.
It assisted me to gain a deeper understanding, even a compassion, for the cycle of humanity and nature as a whole. That chaos, brings evolution.
And as so many of us are embodying who we really are, I feel hope for the tipping point of humanity as a species, into the bright future that I believe has already arrived and is also yet to come
Sacred World Traveller, Cacao Priestess, Medicine Woman and Founder/Creator of the Inspirational Raw Vegan food business Naked Treaties - Jemma has a rich and colourful history that has helped forge a light yet insightful wisdom of her life's experiences. She hopes to inspire others on their journey as she shares the triumphs and tribulations of her own. Alway's bringing it back to a place of empowerment and self realisation.