This is my answer to the Bi-Weekly @TribeSteemUp community question: What is the best way to move forward when faced with Dissension within your Community?
We probably all know the feeling of having strong dissensions within our family, friends and work life. It is easy to give energy into these things as our ego usually starts to kick in and defend itself or its worldview. Some people go as far and break out of their groups and leave their old lifes behind them. I have pretty much done so as my old life was mostly based on the Matrix programming from which I wanted to escape (even though I didn't see it like that back then).
From my perspective I have not left any of my previous groups, I have merely lowered or stopped any participation with them. And it is healing myself as I am surrounding myself now more and more with those people that I can learn from to achieve what I need to achieve in my life. I am now able to love all people from my old communities and be grateful for the path they all put me on.
From their perspective it might look differently though, so this is not the best way to keep the community together and resolve the issue.
Love Is The Answer
Something I had to learn first: Stepping back and allowing oneself to overcome ones own limitations and embrace the other one with uncoditional love can heal everything. You don't have to leave your community for that, this can be a conscious decision taking place in a split-second. The moment you do that fully-heartedly you will intuitively know how to approach the other one in a way that deescalates the situation in a lovable and respectfully way.
For me it is a slow and confusing process but I feel that I am opening my eyes to my near infinite potential in this incarnation bit by bit as people around me do the same. Love enables me to overcome fear as it is the same thing but with a higher vibration. And without fear I can start to face my demons in the eye and unwrap layer by laywer of life-long brainwashing from my mind. Now, I can start to really discover what it means to flow through life and manifest thought into reality by reminding myself of constantly acting out of love.
When you enter any dissension you have the chance to realize to act out of love and allow yourself to approach the other one in a way that shows the other person your sincerity. It will still be up to the other one to accept your love as they act out of their own free will. But as we are usually all thriving for harmony over dissension the chances are good that the other one will also approach you back with respect and lower their own energy, allowing you to find a way to deal with the conflict and dissolve it.
It requires effort, by all means! Don't trust your thoughts too much, they are just stuff coming from your subconsciousness. Trust your emotions and intuition and let any negative thoughts pass, like when meditating. Smile them away. The path of the magician in hermetic teachings starts by discovering ones own strenghts and weaknesses to then begin to master oneself physically, mentally and spiritually every single day. We are all on a mythical path in life and magic waits at all our doorsteps. Dissension can lead to evil or to spiritual enlightenment through fully embracing love for the other ones and seeing the same greatness in them as in yourself.
So, my final answer is to act out of love in any moment, particularly in dissension with people in your community. They are like a family and walk your path with you in one way or another. We are entering the Age of Aquarius which will be all about communities. When acting out of love we will always find ways to overcome dissension and reintegrate with the ones we wrongfully felt seperated from.
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