By Geraldine McCaughrean
The epic trip of Odysseus, the hero of historic Greece...
After ten years of conflict, Odysseus turns his again on Troy and units sail for domestic. yet his voyage takes one other ten years and he needs to face many risks - Polyphemus the grasping one-eyed massive, Scylla the six-headed sea monster or even the wrath of the gods themselves - prior to he's reunited together with his spouse and son.
Brilliantly retold by way of award-winning writer, Geraldine McCaughrean.
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Whatever we acknowledge in others we acknowledge in ourselves, and whatever we share we strengthen. So, realizing this truth, we may be more vigilant about just how we perceive each and every person we encounter from now on. 17 We create our own reality and increase that reality by sharing it. A mass conscious belief gains strength and momentum because it is a shared projection among minds. That is why we need to become more aware of our unquestioned beliefs and openly challenge them. ” The “observer effect” supports the theory that we do indeed create our own reality.
Fear of The Source in every possible disguise is purely lack of trust in Love’s presence. In evolutionary terms, it is “turnaround” time. We have wandered far and long from our original intent, and now it is time to heed the call home to our true nature. We are beginning to recognize that we alone create our own reality in the here and now. And it has taken us until now to evolve sufficiently in order to grasp the concept of an eternal all-inclusive life of higher consciousness within the world of time and matter.
If we do, then we can be certain that when the body changes due to accidents, sickness, aging, or dying, our identity will be tragically crushed or at least altered to some degree. Likewise, we can become elated with a body makeover, weight loss, new hairdo, new clothes, or cure of disease, but of course that new identity doesn’t last and will therefore never bring us happiness. It is important to remember that we are not our body. Free Will The Source created the Infinite State (Heaven, or Nirvana), which is eternal and totally untouched by our temporary separated state in time and space.
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