Family Words of Wisdom from Keith Richards?

“I think families are great as long as they get along. And if you can do it with a couch full, why not a world full? How wonderful life would be.”
– Keith Richards

Ok, so maybe Keith isn’t the best role model, but he’s spot-on with this one.

You see, the dynamics that play out in your family get super-imposed on all of your other relationships. Even if you pack up and leave, unless you dump your family baggage, a geographical shift won’t put a stop to your problems. Because wherever you go, there you are.

Most people don’t realize that this is the source of their pain and struggle. Sure, the cast may change, but the drama plays on.

This can be especially discouraging if you’re a lightworker or consider yourself a spiritual person. Many people like the idea of Oneness, but when it comes to being in close relationship with others, they struggle.

I’ve worked with too many lightworkers who feel lonely and isolated because they can’t sustain a healthy couples relationship, or they have superficial or strained friendships because they feel that others can’t relate to them, or they’ve been hurt in the past and don’t want to open up again.

But really, how can humanity move into Oneness if we humans can’t get close to each other on a day to day basis?

All of the signs show that interpersonal relationships and creating communities of support are going to be needed as we move forward. We’re going to have to work together more harmoniously if this planet is to survive.

It’s clear that an essential step into Unity Consciousness is getting right with your relationships. And it has to start with healing your family pain.

I’d love to hear from you! Is this something that you can relate to? Please comment below and let me know what you’re struggling with so I can incorporate it into my upcoming class.

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  1. Emilia R. Chaney says

    The fact that you’re struggling doesn’t make you a burden. It doesn’t make you unloveable or undesirable or undeserving of care. It doesn’t make you too much or too sensitive or too needy. It makes you human. Everyone struggles. Everyone has a difficult time coping, and at times, we all fall apart. During these times, we aren’t always easy to be around — and that’s okay. No one is easy to be around one hundred percent of the time. Yes, you may sometimes be unpleasant or difficult. And yes, you may sometimes do or say things that make the people around you feel helpless or sad. But those things aren’t all of who you are and they certainly don’t discount your worth as a human being. The truth is that you can be struggling and still be loved. You can be difficult and still be cared for. You can be less than perfect, and still be deserving of compassion and kindness.

    • It was initersteng how this repatterning was about getting our personal relationships more coherent. It illustrates to me the micro and the macro. When our own personal relationships are coherent then we can move into the world and offer coherent love and support to others in need.How fascinating that we needed to switch OFF crisis-making and denial.

  2. You see… when you say goodbye to a problematic relationship issue, you’re really saying goodbye to an old part of yourself that you’ve outgrown. As I became less compatible with my birth family, I also gradually dropped parts of myself that no longer served me. I drifted away from rigid religious dogma, from fear of risk-taking, from eating animals, from negativity, and from being unable to say, “I love you.” As I let all of those things pass from my consciousness, my external-world relationships changed to reflect my new internal relationships.

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