Some Good News, for a Change
I limit myself on how much news I subject myself to, because it’s so depressing. It’s always a balance between staying informed and maintaining my peace of mind. My philosophy is, I have a responsibility to know what’s happening in the world, but I don’t need all the gory details. I view the news digitally, and I usually just skim the headlines. I don’t often read the articles, unless I need more information, and it’s gotten to where I skip any articles with pictures of children, because it’s almost always about something terrible that happened to them. And if I come across articles about people or things that are guaranteed to irritate me, I usually just skip over them. I don’t need the aggravation.
As I was scanning this week, I flagged a couple of articles that were (surprise!) actually very positive, and I wanted to share them with you. Who doesn’t need more good news these days?
Before I get to those, I asked the Archangels to grace us with something positive to bring in the weekend, and their response follows.
Question: Can you please give us some positive information to bring in the weekend?
Of course, we can! We see so many wonderful things happening, and we are very happy to share them with you.
What is particularly heartening is the number of people who are making an effort to stay positive and focus on the good, rather than the bad, and what is exciting for us is they are starting with themselves. So many are catching themselves when they begin to falter, when fear and darkness try to overwhelm them, and they are choosing to focus on their peace of mind and are inviting more compassion into their lives.
For so long, the emotion most often chosen by people has been fear, but that is beginning to change. It is not that there is nothing more to fear in the world, it is because people are beginning to reach for hope, instead. In the past, reaching for fear felt normal. As the consciousness in individuals rises, fear no longer feels comfortable or even necessary at times. People are beginning to reject fear, and they are discovering their power and realizing that they…