When the American Dream Becomes a Living Nightmare
by Debbie "Takara" Shelor
a good long look at your priorities.
one day some day you realize that relationships are so much
more important than the type of car you drive, the title you
have at work, or how big your house is.
trust me - I've had all those things. I used to travel by
limo to New York City, drive a fancy gold sports car and then
a red one. I have no way to count the number of ski trips
I've taken staying in cliff side condos with roaring fireplaces
and fine wine. I had the clothes and fancy dinners and on
and on. I lived the American dream. I had the car, and the
guy, and the job that everyone else was clamoring for.
I was stressed beyond capacity and I was miserable. No-one
else knew. I didn't even know it. I had buried my emotions
so fully that I didn't recognize the truth of my situation.
But just before the dam broke, and the truth came crashing
out, there were tell tell signs everywhere. Like the day when
one of my employees stopped me and said "You look awful.
(Of course that is never a good thing to say to a women) This
past year you have aged 10 years." Oh God, and I had
to look in the mirror and agree with him. Stress was killing
me - emotionally, mentally, and physically. And there was
no way to get out of the pressure cooker and still maintain
the job and the life style. I was stuck. And you probably
are as well.
my soul had other plans. I didn't come here to live and die
by the American dream. I came here to do much more than that.
I came here to find happiness. I came here to rediscover the
truth - about God, about myself, about what is possible, about
what really matters.
inspiring close personal relationships, growing personally
and spiritually, making a positive difference in other people's
lives, finding peace and happiness within are the things that
will fulfill you.
can continue to seek fame and fortune, another techno gadget
that costs a mint, and yet another new car, or you can figure
out when you have attained enough. What do you require to
be happy? What do you require to be fulfilled, to feel nurtured,
to enjoy your life? And then you can stop spending, going
further into debt, and begin to share what you have with others.
is nothing wrong with wanting luxury. But you must bring it
back into balance. And you can't let your having it or not
having it define your happiness. Rediscover who you are. Get
really clear about what makes you happy?
have to grow up and evolve.
American Dream is killing the American people. It could be
is more suicide and more disease than ever before. Debt and
deadlines are not the way to happiness and fulfillment. The
dam has broken and flooded our world.
my life the dam breaking allowed me to find truth, get really
clear and realign my priorities. You, and the rest of the
world, have that same opportunity.
wake up calls will continue to grow stronger until everyone
gets it. First it was the World Trade Center. Then it was
a Tsunami. What will tomorrow bring?
your higher self, your guides, your angels, your God, to Illuminate
your self and your life. You will be amazed at what you begin
to see and understand.
is a giant party happening on both sides of the veil
New Year promises to be quite something. This is the most
exciting time ever experienced on planet earth. We all CHOSE
to be right here right now. It is time for celebrating. And
everyone on the other side of the veil - those millions and
billions of beings that are there to assist you the moment
you ask - for anything, at any time, always - are celebrating
what is happening here.
is the time of the Great Illumination and the Great Awakening.
Wake up. Wake up. Stop your slumber. Stop living under the
illusion. Open your eyes and see the truth. Click your glasses
and enjoy the champagne.
to you always,
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