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Recent Articles from Wes:

November 24, 2014: Embracing the Heavenliness of Earth

November 23, 2014: Balance is Found When we Transcend the Ego – Part 2/2

November 22, 2014: Balance is Found When we Transcend the Ego – Part 1/2

November 21, 2014: We Evolve by the Grace of Source – Part 2/2

November 20, 2014: We Evolve by the Grace of Source – Part 1/2

My wife took the following photos today (July 20, 2014), when we found a bunch of adorable kittens in our backyard. We don’t know if they have any owners, but they’re certainly photogenic.

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This is my favorite photo:

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Pictures by PocahontasBrandy, 2014, The Culture of Awareness

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Welcome – It’s Time For a New Paradigm

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Hello, and welcome to this blog. Here, you’ll find articles and discussions related to a new paradigm in human consciousness in understanding, and in this introductory writing, I’ll give my perspective on this paradigm.

On a lot of spiritual and alternative news blogs, you’ll hear talk about a ‘new paradigm’ – a standard of living that’s outside of the confines of our social norms.

A growing number of people are ready to move beyond our old, division-fueled ways and welcome a new way of life that integrates unity, harmony, and an understanding of our oneness, and this drives our continual discussion about the things we can do to bring our planet into the light and move beyond the written and unwritten social rules that keep us from acting on our greater potential.

A ‘new paradigm’ is essentially what the name suggests – a method of functioning that turns us away from things that have hurt our world in favor of a more harmonious and sustainable collective lifestyle.

People are striving to bring the new paradigm about with endless work that’s intended to inform and uplift humanity into a position of creating the planetary change we want to see, and the goal is for more and more people to start working for the greater development of our society as the entire world becomes aware.

We’re standing up to the forces who strive to keep us in the dark, and in doing so, we’re welcoming and anchoring a new social standard that treats every person equally, rather than catering to the few and leaving the rest to struggle to survive.

People who recognize that a large percentage of the planet has been left to deal with ridiculous circumstances that are caused by poverty are doing everything they can to address and fix the conditions most of humanity has been forced to live under, because they’re ready to start healing this massive and ongoing neglect.

We’re starting to understand that we are and have always been one consciousness, and we’re striving to awaken everyone else to this and myriad other important truths in an effort to fashion the manner in which we run our planet around a widespread understanding of our oneness.

Imagine a way of life rooted in peace, love, respect, and service. Imagine a world where division and the self-serving mindset have been replaced with the understanding that we’re one creator consciousness experiencing itself and, as a result, everyone works together to repair this planet and keep it in a healthy, stable condition.

A world where the ‘every man for himself’ mindset has been replaced with an immense collective drive to make sure everyone can get ahead in life. A world where everyone lives comfortably above the poverty line, because the wealth that’s been amassed by the few has been put back in the hands of the many where it’s always belonged.

A world where competition is replaced with the drive to work together in every way, and no person is forced to go without. This is what the new paradigm will entail, and it goes without saying that all of these amazing things can’t just happen on their own.

This appealing new paradigm can’t just manifest with the snap of a finger – we have to actively pursue it if we want to see it. As great as all of these ideas sound, I think they’re basically worthless if we don’t start taking real and solid action to bring them about.

One person can only do so much on their own, and when it comes down to it, all of humanity will need to be ready and willing to construct a new paradigm if we want to change anything. I could make predictions about what a new world will be like all day, but they mean little if effort isn’t made to achieve them.

Reading about a new paradigm is nice, but I have a feeling that working together to bring it about will be much nicer. Imagine the unity that’ll be bred from coming together and respecting our perceived ‘differences’ instead of bickering over them like children.

Imagine being able to work harmoniously with your neighbor, his neighbor, and everyone else who strives to act on the inspiration they feel to change the manner in which this planet has functioned. Imagine the satisfaction we’ll each feel when we lay our heads down at night with the knowledge that we’re completely transforming this planet on a widespread, collective level.

This can become much more than a fantasy that sounds nice – it can become our reality. Right here, right now. We simply have to be willing to take the steps that are needed to move from point A to point B. Point A is, of course, the paradigm we’re currently rooted in, and point B is the utopian paradigm we want to establish.

We have a lot of work to do to get to point B, but the sooner we start this work, the sooner we’ll reach our ultimate destination. A new paradigm is only the beginning, and once we’ve built the society of our dreams, we’ll branch out and explore new planets; new states of consciousness; new realms of understanding.

And we’ll do it all as a unit.

When we grasp just how close we are with one another and just how much we’re meant to work together, our drive to use our unity for good will be stronger than it’s ever been before. Most people still can’t even fathom the idea of working together, much less harmoniously building a new world, but this’ll change as we continue to get active.

Those of you who were led to this article must have some desire to change the planet or welcome a new way of life, and however much you might disagree with what I’m about to say, you can. You can start changing the world right now. Whether it’s easy or difficult, you can start taking the first steps to bring people together and transform our planet and society.

In my opinion, it’s essential for anyone who wants to see a new world to start doing anything and everything they can to bring it about. The more people who are working, the more our influence will spread, and every one of you who reads this can feel free to explore your passions and what you can do to raise consciousness and bring humanity into the light.

You can pursue whatever avenue works for you, and you’re encouraged to have fun with it – to be creative. One of the aspects of a new, spiritually rooted paradigm is a society of people who are able to follow their greatest creative passions, so feel free to pursue the creative ventures that work best for you.

It’s been said elsewhere that we’re creators by nature. Creating things and expressing ourselves is what we do. It’s one of our missions here on earth. As such, you can feel free to pursue creative ventures that excite you over ones that don’t.

Pursue something you enjoy with all of the enthusiasm you can muster up, and if it doesn’t seem to work for you after a while, pursue something else that will. Like I said, have fun with it. Challenge yourselves and really develop your creative, awareness-raising abilities, because they’re essential to our creation of the new paradigm we want to see.

If everyone passionately developed their abilities and challenged themselves in a way that’s intended to help raise consciousness, the planetary vibration would grow immensely.

Eventually, every person would be able to pursue their passions in the name of raising awareness and restoring the earth to the pristine condition it was once in, and nobody would hold themselves back by pursuing things that don’t fill them with the invigoration we’re all meant to feel.

Openhearted creativity would replace the dullness that currently permeates life on earth, and everyone would be excited to change this planet with creative efforts that they can really enjoy. This is the kind of life we’re all meant to live, in my opinion, but it can’t happen if we don’t make it happen.

We’re really only asked to pursue things we’ve always wanted to do in the name of the progression of humanity, and when you think about it, that doesn’t sound like a very tall order. You want me to do something I already enjoy doing anyway? Sounds great!

Given that we’re meant to enjoy whatever we do to bring humanity into the light, what’s stopping us from doing exactly that? You’re all encouraged to find the talent or craft you enjoy and use it to help awaken humanity, and it’s interesting to think that pursuing our passion is so important to humanity’s development and evolution.

Having fun in a way that utilizes our creative abilities and awakens others is all we’re tasked with doing, and eventually, our efforts in doing so will motivate the rest of the planet to take the steps needed to transform our society and enjoy ourselves doing it.

Let’s individually take these first steps now, fellow seekers, because the planet can’t change without us. We can’t enter a new paradigm if we don’t make an effort, but we’ll be able to enjoy the efforts we make and appreciate the social standard we’ll set for ourselves.

Needless to say, it’ll be very different from our current standard, and I, for one, can’t wait to do everything I can to bring it about. How do you feel about changing the planet? What are you passionate about doing to raise humanity’s awareness?

Feel free to leave a comment about your world-changing passions below, because an essential aspect of changing the planet is changing it as a community. The hope is for this blog to become a community where like-minded seekers can talk about the creation of a new world, and I sincerely appreciate your visit. Thanks for being a part of our new paradigm.

Wes Annac – One of many children of the universe who are dedicated to raising the collective vibration.

Embracing the Heavenliness of Earth

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Written by Wes Annac, The Culture of Awareness

How do we choose to see the world around us? Do we choose to abandon this planet in the name of our growing spiritual perception, or do we choose to see that it’s deeply spiritual?

A lot of people have discovered spirit and the idea that uncountable states of consciousness exist beyond our current. While this is a great thing, I don’t think we should abandon our planet in the name of our spirituality.

The last thing we want to do is distance ourselves from this beautiful earth, and unfortunately, discovering spirit can give us incentive to do exactly that.

I don’t think there’s anything wrong with focusing on the higher states of consciousness we’ll eventually grow back into, and we’d benefit from exploring these higher realms and the greater, more blissful perception that comes with them. Continue reading

Meaningful Music – Ziggy Marley: I Don’t Wanna Live on Mars

Wes: To compliment today’s article, “Embracing the Heavenliness of Earth”, I thought I’d share the song that inspired it. Ziggy Marley has described this as ‘a love song to the earth’, and it reminds us that we can love and embrace this planet, instead of striving to leave it for greener pastures. Enjoy!

Wisdom With Wes: Love, Joy, and Service

Snapshot_20140731_2This life is about love, joy, and freely serving others. Our prime purpose in being on earth is to love ourselves, the people around us, and the planet as a whole. As easy as this seems, a lot of people have complicated it and, in doing so, made it more difficult for humanity to open up to the idea that simple love, joy and service are all we really need.

A lot needs done to change the broken and defunct aspects of this world that could easily stop us from creating a positive future, but there are greater spiritual forces at work to awaken the planet to the injustices that are repeatedly perpetrated right under our noses.

These spiritual forces want to educate us about their existence and subsequently increase our perception of the tyranny that rages here on earth, and when we become aware, we can hold the forces who strive to hurt this planet accountable before ultimately forgiving them.

The people will reassume the power to make important decisions when we’re all awake and aware of the spiritual nature of our reality and the things that have been done to keep us oppressed, and until this time comes, the best thing we can do is embody the love, joy, and selfless service we’ll practice in our quickly forming new earth.

The time has come for a genuine, collective spiritual and political awakening to take place, and when the dam finally bursts, we can start contributing without jumping too heavily into the fray.

We’ll want to retain balance, which is why living in love and simplicity is so important right now.

How do you choose to enjoy your life today?

Stay aware!

Wes Annac :)

2014, http://cultureofawareness.com

The Constant Companions: A Short Update on the Energies – 11.20.14

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The Constant Companions: A Short Update on the Energies, Channeled through Aisha North, November 20, 2014 – http://tinyurl.com/m6vxm3z

We would like to take some time to delve a little bit into the expansion that is currently occurring on this planet, or rather, that is occurring in every aspect in this particular portion of the time and space continuum that you all currently constitute a small part of. In other words, this entire bubble of energetic programming that has now taken on a life of its own if you will.

For it has started to act in ways that are not at odds, but rather, is starting to fall more into sync with the rest of Creation. For as so many of you are already aware of, this tiny little bubble of spacetime that you define as your universe has in many ways been separated from the rest of Creation, and so, no wonder so many of you have felt separated and at times even lost. Continue reading

Steve Beckow: At Last My Heart’s an Open Door – Part 3/3

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Written by Steve Beckow, The Golden Age of Gaia, November 23, 2014 – http://tinyurl.com/l83ehfo

(Continued from Part 2.)

Higher Beings Incarnating

I said earlier that innumerable angels are in incarnation at the present time, numerous archangels, some seraphim and even some elohim.

I asked him if a prominent lightworker was an avatar and he replied: “No, but she is very enlightened.” I asked if there was a name for her type of being – an elohim, a Melchizidek?  And he responded: “You can think of her as an elohim.”  (14)

Evidently that means that there are rungs of evolution equivalent to the elohim that we don’t even know about. We haven’t even been introduced to the main actors in the play. That’s how rudimentary our knowledge is.

He discussed incarnated archangels on another occasion and outlined an instance in which an archangel had assumed a composite form, taking with him parts of an ascended master. On the matter, he added: “An archangel can give energy [and] can hold energy.” (15) 

Moreover, the ascended master, the head of a planetary council, was himself “a collective soul”!  A collective soul was taking birth as part of another collective soul. How confusing can that be?

“There are various aspects to [him], more than what you would think of as a singular soul.” (16)

He went on to explain the manner in which the archangel could “borrow” from the ascended master for the present incarnation.

“Think of it in this way. Say that the [ascended master] is a billion atoms of energy. Well, he has some cash to spare and so he shares it.  So the incarnated archangel is carrying some of that energy.

“Now human beings don’t fully understand. You are beginning to and it is the Mother’s teaching that is helping with this and her gift, of course of clarity. But in that single atom is everything – all the patterning, all the DNA, all the information.

“So when we say that the archangel has that part of him, a part of that billion, [the ascended master] is fully participating.”  (17)

If you wish for examples of other, well-known collective or composite souls, consider St. John the Baptist, Merlin, and Mary Magdalene.

I asked him how it was that an incarnated archangel might not have any sense of being one and he responded: “Because they have agreed to be human.” And what does one give up by agreeing to be human?  He replied: “Huge portions of memory.”

Was there anything else?

“Yes – and of course many of these qualities will be restored – but the ability for instantaneous creation.

“But their qualities will expand.  That is what they have forfeited as it were – sacrificed, put on hold.  The deepest connection and knowing of the unification and the presence of all – that is the greatest sacrifice.” (18)

Angels, archangels, elohim, seraphim, all are here and pulling on the rope to get this new boat launched. And, evidently, when it’s launched, more miracles will follow.

Dear Tatler

I’m going to close by incorporating an article called “Dear Tatler” (19) that I wrote and never posted. When I could not contain my love for Archangel Michael any more, I wrote it all down and would have declared it to the world but the time was not right. I think the time is right.

Dear Tatler,

I’m having a love affair with my boss. Yes, I am.

What am I to do?

I only noticed it the other day when a stray thought crossed my mind. I said to myself that I don’t have to answer to anyone. I just noticed that circumstance in my life.

And then I heard a voice say, well, I thought you pretty much answered to Archangel Michael.

And I replied: Well, that’s just it. He doesn’t ask me to answer to him.

Listen to what he said on An Hour with an Angel recently:

“How can you possibly have freedom, liberation, when someone is telling you, above, below, or in between, what to do or how to do it? How can anyone, outside of your beloved sacred self, demand or determine how you go about your sacred journey?” (20)

That’s what it’s like to work for him.

Some time ago in a reading, when I was hurting from a painful issue, he said to me:

AAM: This day I hold open my arms, my heart, my consciousness. My very essence is always open to you. But I also wish you to know that I embrace you, I comfort you, I hold you, I sustain you, and that I will lift you up and carry you if necessary.

SB: What does that mean, Lord, that you will carry me if necessary.

AAM: When you feel that you are about to fall down, that this life is not fully worth embracing without, as you have put it, the passion, the love, the exchange, the expression of unity. (21)

One day I found myself singing “Secret Love” that Doris Day made famous decades ago. (22) When I arrived at the reading with him, I asked him:

SB: Greetings, Lord. And how is my secret love?

AAM: Well, it is no secret anymore, is it?

SB: No! [laughs]

AAM: Not to you, and it never has been to me. But it is the opening of your heart, sweet one. And it is the recognition of an entirely deeper level, of our love, of our brotherhood, of our connection, of our sacred purpose. (23)

Who has ever worked for such a boss? And yet look how many people work for him.

I have no recollection of any occasion on which I’ve felt somehow importuned or pressured or deprived of my freedom of choice with him. I have only felt loved by him.

Tatler, I’m so much in love with my boss, I can’t hide it any more.

It’s true that he upbraided me once. He said that every time he drew near me to write, I wanted to merge with him. That’s okay, he said, but it wasn’t getting the job done.

Who would not want to work for such a gentle and compassionate being?

Dear Tatler, what am I to do?

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None of this recorded here, I’m certain, was said to me exclusively. What Archangel Michael says to me, I know he says to all. An archangel does not love beings with partiality.

As far as I know, one has only to actualize one’s relationship with the archangel they serve to start events moving towards contact and collaboration. I talk to Archangel Michael exactly three hours a month. During two of those hours (Hour with an Angel), you’re right there along with me.

All of us of this generation are able to speak or listen to the most exalted figures, first among whom is always the Divine Mother, God Itself in Its active phase. Ascended masters, angels, archangels, all are making themselves available to us at these times if we’d only listen. I could retire tomorrow (I mean, really retire) and ruminate on my memories for the rest of my life.

Footnotes

(14) AAM, May 16, 2011.

(15) AAM, Dec. 11, 2013.

(16) AAM, Oct. 11, 2013.

(17) AAM, Dec. 11, 2013.

(18) AAM, May 30, 2013.

(19) Tatler was one of the first newspapers, founded in 1709 and read in the new and fashionable coffeehouses of London.

(20) “Archangel Michael: Go with the Ebb and the Flow of Love,” channeled by Linda Dillon, April 3, 2014, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2014/04/05/archangel-michael-go-with-the-ebb-and-the-flow-of-love/.

(21) AAM, March 28, 2014.

(22) “Secret Love”

Once I had a secret love
That lived within the heart of me
All too soon my secret love
Became impatient to be free …

Now I shout it from the highest hills
Even told the golden daffodils
At last my heart’s an open door
And my secret love’s no secret anymore(http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/dorisday/secretlove.html)(23) AAM, May 9, 2014.

Jeffery Jaxen: Doctors Announce ‘Curing World’s First Case of Ebola’ Using $40 Treatment

Ebola virusWritten by Jefferey Jaxen, Natural Society, November 23, 2014 – http://tinyurl.com/olo3wak

In a recent press release titled “Rapid Ebola Infection Cure, November 22, 2014″ Drs. Robert Rowen, of Santa Rosa California and Howard Robins, of New York City, have ‘announced the first cure’ of the Ebola infection in the world using a safe treatment costing less than $40. The treatment’s main pillar consists of direct intravenous infusion of ozone gas (DIV) with the additional aspects of oral vitamin C and glutathione support. Continue reading

Julian Rose: Carlos Castaneda and the Appointment With Infinity

Peyote ArtWritten by Julian Rose, Contributor for Waking Times, November 23, 2014 – http://tinyurl.com/otutq7l

Part II of a commentary on the writings of Carlos Castaneda. Read part I, here.

“The practicalities that scientists are interested in are conducive to building more and more machines. They are not geared to reaching the vastness of the universe as a personal, experiential affair.”

“Someday I’ll tell you more about the forces that drive man to act like an ass. Some of us make sense when we talk because we are prepared to use words accurately. But most of us are not prepared to take ourselves seriously as men who are going to die.

Being immortal, we wouldn’t know how to do that. It makes no difference what complex machines scientists can build. The machines can in no way help anyone face the unavoidable appointment: the appointment with infinity.”

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