Yesterday Michael and I attended the memorial service of a good friend's dad who died suddenly while helping a neighbor with a project at his home. The service was moving and sad and inspiring all at the same time. Of course his family and his loved ones are reeling from their unexpected loss. There's nothing more painful than losing someone you love.
Regret and rue and remorse are all from the past, and this is why
you don't want them to stick around. They hold you to the past, and in
the past, beloveds, in terms of the relative world, you were less than
you are now. It's that simple. And so I adjure you to leap out of the
past and leave it behind forevermore.
The eclipses of the past two weeks have taken us through a journey of release, acceleration and integration. In preparation, after the summer solstice, the past came up for processing and assessment. Some of us have undergone a spiritual battle in a sense, between feeling overwhelming regret for past choices and coming back to the moment of now, which is all any of us truly have.
Beloveds, you do not have to regret the past. Regret is the same as
worry, except it applies to the past. Nor do you need to worry for the
future. Nor do you need to worry in the present. There is no need for
worry whatsoever. But how engrained the idea of worry has become!
Perhaps you have considered it a requirement, a staple, a loyal