Hate shows up in the strangest places.  Innocent enough Facebook post I made yesterday.  I was in a mood that I missed the kinder days of Facebook.   After seeing a deluge of negative posts about 45 that were only adding to the fear and anxiety of the world.   It turned into a hateful post.  One that I don’t quiet know what to do with.   At one point I wanted to delete the post.  I was reduced to tears over it.  Broken hearted, I took it from Public to just my friends could see it.   I only kept it because it happened.

You see, it got ugly and it got political.   I had to remind myself that I am the eye of the storm.  That if I allow myself to get twisted and allow myself to give into fear; I fail.   It was hard to sift through the emotions.  Even this morning, I want to cry.

There was a one person that posted something political I shot it down and someone else came in behind them and went insane.   I had done what I do most days on Facebook, posted and went on with my day.   Another friend saw the insanity and stepped in.  It went down hill into a something that I still cannot believe happened. There was so much hate and anger.

Calm in the Storm

In the thread there was a bright moment that summed up how I feel about this situation:

Charles R. Weber I too am fearful at what this administration has planned. But that gives no one the right to attack a veteran for having a sense of duty and honor, no matter what the politics were under which they served. And its lower than low to high jack someone’s positive thread to rant and rile. Want to affect real change, go candy-stripe a cancer ward. Your not going to change anyone’s opinion or lessen anyone’s fears, by shitting all over a positive post.

So fellow light workers, when faced with this kind of hate and negativity, please take the high road and just send love and healing to the person.   Because in the end that is what we are here on Earth to do.   To be the light in an often too dark world.   The last thing I said in that post was:

I have been very aware of our vibration and I refuse to focus on the negativity and fear. If I can’t do something positive, I am not going to run around afraid about everything. I watch how my representatives are voting and I am voicing my opinions where it matters — to them.

WE all need to stop with the fear mongering. With that, I am going to go enjoy the rest of my Sunday, and it will not be ruined by another moment of negative energy. I now have greater respect for Martin Luther King Jr, and Mahatma Gandhi today.

“A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.” Gandhi

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

Have the Courage

It takes great courage to feel the fear in our lives and not act out like a raging idiot.   To step back and be the calm of the storm.   Yes today I have amazing insight to the strength and courage Gandhi and King had to tap into.   The topics I face are not as significant as what they had to do, but the restraint is the same.   The energy is the same, the vibration at which they chose to operate is where I am at.  I realized that they too had great heartache and sadness when they spoke out.

Today I can see fear allowed someone to take something out of context and they lost their mind.  That the fear they feel has made them angry and bitter.   There is not much you can do to change someone from being afraid.   You sometimes must walk away from it and do what you need to do.   Being radical and screaming and acting like a lunatic is not going to change a thing.   It is those with calm, rational minds that can change the world for the better.

Things that were said can be forgiven, but they will not be forgotten.  Sadly I will distance myself from those that do not see reason.  I don’t wish them ill, I just don’t have it in me to experience such hate and anger.

Rev. Colleen Irwin
Reverend Colleen Irwin is a Spiritual being having a human experience as a Blogger, Wife, Mother, Mentor, Healer and Public Speaker living in Rochester New York. Colleen, a Natural Born Medium, teaches, lectures and serves Spirit when called upon. She remembers speaking with Spirit as a child and learning how to share this knowledge with others has been an adventure that she captured in her book “Discovering Your Stream”. Colleen has been mentored by Reverend Jack Rudy, and ordained as a Priest in the Order of Melchizedek by the Reverend Dan Chesboro through the Sanctuary of the Beloved. When she is not doing her Spiritual work she is a volunteer docent sharing Susan B. Anthony's history to visitors of the Susan B. Anthony House in Rochester. Her trust in Spirit gave her a new title – PREVIVOR. She now uses her platform to educate others about the BRCA genetic mutation and how one can take control of their health and well-being.
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