Understanding Spiritual Evolution,Part 1
by Wes Annac
Written by Wes Annac for The Aquarius Paradigm.
The basis of many spiritual websites, books, teachings and insights is that humanity and the Earth are undergoing a collective evolution from the realms of the third dimension we’ve perceived for longer than millennia, to those of the fifth dimension. (1)
The general belief is held that through a gradual process with a series of rapid evolutionary “leaps”, humanity has been and will continue to experience shifts in our individual and collective states of consciousness. It’s believed that this evolution usually comes about individually, rather than collectively, and that the Earth’s situation is unique because of the collective evolution or “ascension” as it’s referred to, we’re experiencing.
This is unique because it’s been said that very few civilizations choose to experience ascension in a collective manner, and rather, evolve individually and help the rest of their world to evolve until an evolutionary “boiling point” is reached. Continue reading
Don’t be fooled by packaging. Here are seven misleading words you’ll run into at restaurants and grocery stores … and how to find the truth behind the advertising.
The Lie: Healthy Fast Food
From salads to oatmeal to grilled chicken, plenty of fast food restaurants offer a handful of so-called healthy alternatives to the fried, cheesy, and bacon-y stuff. Turns out those healthy-sounding options aren’t necessarily even any healthier than the regular items on the menu.
Take McDonald’s for example: the New York Times found that their oatmeal contains more sugar than a Snickers bar and only 10 fewer calories than their cheeseburger or Egg McMuffin. And the grilled chicken in their Premium Caesar Salad? Surprisingly, it contains rib meat, along with a bunch of additives. Continue reading
In order to combat the harmful illusion of self that is created by our ideals of who we are based on past experiences and judgments of ourselves and others, we must overcome the ego. The ego-self is created by a complex and powerful overlay of our mind that is designed as a shield to protect us from harm and suffering.
The ego unchecked over time expands, falsifying our idea of true self. The result is an unbalanced, disconnected, external self focused solely on safety and attachments with narcissistic concerns about appearance and position, yearning for admiration and superiority and bogging us down with negative and false fear-based thoughts of judgment, anger and resentment. In the quest to overcome the false self or ego self, many have turned to meditation practices which detoxify our minds, cleanse the soul, and reactivate our higher self connection to a…
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By Christina Sarich, Natural Society,http://naturalsociety.com/7-root-vegetables-add-diet-today/
Vegetables grown in quality soil are not only great for boosting health, they are one of the easiest foods to garden yourself. You can even grow some of these by simply throwing some old food in a pot and infrequently adding water. Each root vegetable is a super food of its own right, offering a host of vitamins, trace minerals, and important disease-preventing benefits.
Here are 7 root vegetables you can start adding to your diet today: