If Everyone Could Just Love Each Other…
I think it would be like the vision I had one night. Partly awake, partly still in the dream, I started crying because I was so grateful for the loving people in my life. People who have supported me, forgiven me, encouraged me. Good, loving, kind people who are traveling a purposeful road in life. These people have helped me become the ME I am today.
Then I thought about people who have created turmoil or unhappiness in my life and thought, “They are just as much a piece of me as the others. I am grateful to them also.” A family member struggling with mental illness and drugs. Another who found fault with everyone, including me. Old bosses who didn’t appreciate my contributions to the corporate world.
My list grew. How about a man in prison? A woman in Africa dying of AIDS? A thief, a rapist, a murderer? These people are a part of ME too. Suddenly I had a picture of this huge network of golden stars connecting. Each star was someone and we were all pulsing and sharing our energy. Together, we formed this grid that had the power to surround an entire planet. What a vision!
Okay, I had recently rewatched the original “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie in preparation for the release of “The Avengers: Infinity War.” Yes, I am a TOTAL super hero geek/fan and watched every Marvel movie again and read articles so I could keep all the characters and plotlines in mind.
In the first “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie the “good guys” did form a golden energy grid. Disparate groups of warriors and rogues worked together with the space soldiers to create a shining protective barrier. It worked— until the “bad guys” broke through. (Spoiler alert: good guys prevailed in the end. How else were we going to have Guardians of the Galaxy 2?)
But going back to my golden grid. I saw the possibility of everyone joining this grid. Heroes. Rogues. Scientists. Farmers. Families. Rich. Poor. Wait..everyone already is part of the grid. We are all connected by our humanity and membership in planet Earth. So what can make it a golden grid? Ah, I know the answer.
It’s Love. Sweet Love.
Our Creator created the grid. Our Creator created us with love and granted us free will. She/He has already done the heavy lifting. All we have to do is stop being afraid to love, let go of old hurts and fears, then choose to love. Minute by minute. Day by day. Each time we do, the grid strengthens and becomes brighter and brighter. We literally create the Golden Age of Peace, Love and Harmony. Sound simplistic, maybe like a movie plot? Maybe. But what’s wrong with becoming the writers, directors and stars of a shiny golden future?
So, come on! Become a Guardian of the Galaxy!
Let’s lock our stars together,
open our hearts