Over the past few months I have come to know and understand there are levels of awareness. I don’t know how many because I seem to keep finding a new one. For me it’s been an incredible realization of what it means to grow. I look at it like waking up from a deep sleep.
The first awakening could come early in life. I remember standing by a swing set behind the church I grew up in. I had just graduated high school and was thinking about my future. I looked at the sky, it was sunset and all of a sudden I felt powerful. I had my own life ahead of me and could do whatever I choose. Looking back I can see it was just a brief opening of my eyes. I had several moments similar to this throughout the years to follow. While I didn’t know it then, it was the first awareness of being more than I was.
The next level didn’t come for many years. It was only after many experiences and learning lessons I came across a book (Harmonic Wealth by James Ray) that really opened my eyes to the possibilities of true awareness. I suddenly found myself looking at my life differently. I became conscious of being a co-creator and began to test the waters. Again, I had to learn more through life lessons with decisions. However, this time I was aware of why things happened and was able to make adjustments (not always immediate).
The next level is probably the most exciting for me because it cleared up many of the things I had learned from many of the books and material I had been reading. Abstract concepts made sense and my life became more meaningful just as it was. This is also where I began to question myself why I was thinking, saying, or doing what I did.
Now, I am at a point where I am looking at life from more than the material desires. I seek to understand more and share with others the power we all have. Of course, there is much more learning to be had. While I can share the principles and ideas of an aware life, not everyone is ready to accept it, yet. The toughest challenge is letting go of those who don’t understand and of the desire to prove it to them.
I have come to understand that we as humans often need to learn in steps simply because that’s the way it’s been programmed into us from previous generations. But if we start questioning earlier and more often, we could introduce the masses of humanity to a new way of living, in peace and harmony.