The Urgency of Spiritual Transformation

It has been said often enough lately that we are living in extraordinary times, and while it certainly is fairly obvious that we live in times of great upheaval and change, it should also be obvious that we have now reached a point at which a new kind of world needs to come into existence. It is no exaggeration to say that humanity is in big trouble, and our inability to live in peace, love and harmony is so endemic in all areas of life and society that we are now at risk of making ourselves redundant. There are wars, conflict, poverty, destruction of the environment, all sorts of physical hardships and psychological suffering and so on, seemingly without end.

As far as I can see, the present crisis, clearly the most serious and far-reaching humanity has ever faced, is not about a virus that so far has failed to live up its “pandemic” status, nor is it primarily a political, social, economic or cultural crisis. It is fundamentally a crisis of a psychological and spiritual nature, and we have now reached the stage in our evolution where the old mind, with its egotistical, self-centred way of life, is no longer sustainable. Whether we like it or not, and whether we are aware of it or not, the fact is that we are left with the choice between realising and manifesting humanity’s full potential or become extinct. All the upheaval on the outer level, whether it’s economic, social or political, is but a reflection of the inner turmoil of the human mind. We currently have all sorts of conflicts going on in the world, but that is only a result of our inner state of conflict. It might actually be more accurate to say that the outer is an extension of the inner, because this split into inner and outer truly is very arbitrary, and should perhaps primarily be used as a figure of speech and not as a description of actual reality. In any case, peace on Earth can only come about through each and every one of us creating or finding a state of lasting inner peace.

The new consciousness that is in the process of being born, and that we need to fully embody, can only come into being and manifest through each individual. If we are up to that challenge, we will finally be able to live in a way that is rooted in peace, wisdom, stillness, creativity and love. Nothing less will do now.

Most people might still be unaware of the awakening that is unfolding at this time, and might be too busy worrying about the state of the economy and the great virus scare, but we are all at least potentially ready for a quantum leap in consciousness, which would create a new Earth and a new world, and is the only thing that can save us from ourselves and our current destructive and negative way of life.

It would appear that we are presently engaged in some kind of monumental, epic battle between good and evil forces, darkness and light, love and fear, or however one might want to describe it. Yes, it is true that there are very dark and powerful forces at play in the world at this time, and they obviously reach right into the heart of politics, business, finance, health care, mainstream media and the corporate world. Some of the people embodying this kind of darkness and evil are well known public figures who might put on masks of philanthropy, altruism and humanitarianism, but it’s not that difficult to see through this phoney facade and see them for what they truly are. Others again work behind the scenes as it were, and are not known to the general public.

However, it is also equally true that very powerful beings of light, love and compassion have incarnated on Earth at this time. A select few of them will be known to at least some of us, but most of them will be totally unknown to the vast majority of people. Hardly any of these people seem to be in positions of great power in society at the present time, but that may not be of any importance anyway. Beings of true love and wisdom do not need influence on the outer level, and their work is equally successful regardless of what position they hold in society or how people in general perceive them.

Nothing is ever totally black and white, and there are of course a great many different energies and forces operating on this planet and beyond in these times. What is true though is that we are now faced with a very stark choice: We either evolve into a new harmonious expression of universal consciousness or we may soon become extinct. It’s that simple, and although this might seem like an extreme statement for some people, or maybe even like a rather scary prospect, there really is no question that this is the challenge we are facing.

It has been obvious for a very long time that because of the way we live and interact with each other and nature, humanity will face exceedingly difficult times at some point in the future, most probably in the form of a global crisis of unimaginable proportions. On the other hand, I have no doubt whatsoever that the power of love, peace and wisdom will eventually save the day. Unconditional love is the greatest power there is and will dispel the darkness of fear and greed just like the sun chases the night away and brings light in the morning. After all, what is darkness but an absence of light, and what is fear but an absence of love?

The transformation of human consciousness in no longer a luxury; it is an urgent need. We don’t have much time left to make this a manifest reality in our world, and it might seem like it’s next to impossible, especially if we look at what is going on in the world today and the insanity of the human mind, but the fact is that it is happening. It is as if this urge for a complete inner mutation is coming from a place far beyond the human mind. The more we let it happen and welcome it, rather than resist or fight it, the easier it will be for this transformation to happen, both in the life of the individual, and for the planet as a whole. We are very fortunate to be here at this time, because the changes we are witnessing to a greater and greater extent are of a magnitude that is unprecedented in human history. It is our responsibility, good fortune and great privilege to be the channels through which the new consciousness will manifest on this planet, and it is something that should be celebrated rather than thought of as a burden or a problem. God only knows what lies ahead for us, but peace, love and freedom will ultimately prevail. That’s the only prediction I am ever going to make with any degree of certainty.

Spiritual transformation used to be something that happened only to the very few exceptional individuals who went their own way, either by necessity or choice. It has always been an exceedingly rare occurrence for somebody to reach full spiritual maturity, but we might live to see this happen on such a scale that it’s the rule rather than the rare exception. It’s of no use to speculate on what “critical mass” might be in this respect, or when that point will be reached, but if and when we do get there, the world will be transformed in ways we presently cannot even begin to imagine.