“The future of the Earth depends on a change of consciousness. The only hope for the future is in a change of people’s consciousness and the change is bound to come. But it is left to humans to decide if they will collaborate for this change or if it will have to be enforced upon them by the power of crashing circumstances. So, wake up and collaborate!”
— Mira Alfassa, “The Mother”
A quote from Mira Alfassa this week extends an invitation to wake up and step into our potential as changemakers. We discuss the historical connection between consciousness and social change, and how these sometimes go hand in hand with turmoil and catastrophe. And as we have heard in previous podcasts, growing consciousness does not happen by accident or by magic. It takes work, and a daily decision to be an agent of change.
We also talk about the importance of intention, as it can immediately awaken in us an ability to collaborate with life. With intention we become aware of opportunities to walk our talk, and what we change in ourselves ripples out into the world to spread change. With this knowledge comes an invitation to us to challenge business as usual to build a better world.