December 1, 2010

META-ET WORKSHOP IN JANUARY ON RELATIONSHIPS!

Filed under: Announcements,My Thoughts — jodi @ 10:31 pm

META-ET ™
RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOP
SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 2011
FROM 1:30-5:30 P.M.
Landa Park Rec Center
New Braunfels, TX. 78130
COST: $35.00 per person

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When something is missing in your life, it usually turns out to be someone. ~Robert Brault
How are the relationships in your life working out? Have you been seeking a new
partner, a more meaningful married life, better and closer friendships or more
joyful family bonds? If so, then this workshop is designed just for you!
Relationships are one of the primary reasons—if not “the” primary
reason we live as separate Beings. When we experience “others,” we
can learn all about ourselves as they mirror back to us our own
beliefs. In seeing those outside ourselves, we have the opportunity to
embrace All That Is in the guise of BEings outside ourselves.
Join Master Meta-ET ™ Practitioner and Founder, Jodi
McDonald, and Honors Meta-ET ™ Practitioner and
Certification Director, Jaclyn Gorr, as we stroll with you
down Lover’s Lane to find the hidden meaning of LOVE
and why it seems to elude so many.
COME ON! Join us for FUN, refreshments,
prizes and education!! Invest in yourSelf and
watch the world mirror it back to you. New and
improved relationships will soon wrap you in the
nurturing arms of love, compassion, companionship and joy!
Contact jaclyn@meta-et.com or jodi@meta-et.com for details.
Visit us at www.meta-et.com to learn more today!

November 8, 2010

Upcoming Meta-ET Workshop on PROSPERITY!!

Filed under: Announcements,My Thoughts — jodi @ 9:54 pm

INCREASING YOUR GREEN ALLOWANCE:

      How to Flow with the GO!!

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

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Just in time for the HOLIDAY SEASON…

Join us for a Meta-ET ™ Demonstration of how to participate in the manifestation of MONEY!

WHAT:    Meta-ET ™ MONEY workshop

WHEN:    Sunday, November 21, 2010 from 1:30-5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Landa Park Recreation Center, 164 Landa Park Dr., New Braunfels, TX.

COST:       $35.00

Everyone can use more of the green $tuff, right? Especially during the holidays when our desire to share the wealth with family and loved ones moves us to give!

Some people may feel like they have been sitting at a stop sign, while others are cruising through yellow lights, but we stand in the knowing that all possibilities await in the fast lane of allowance. We simply need to wake up and remember how to connect with The Source of all funding. We warn you in advance…it isn’t really about MONEY at all..but is DEFINITELY all about the color GREEN!

Join Master Meta-ET ™ Practitioner and Founder, Jodi McDonald, and Honors Meta-ET ™ Practitioner and Certification Director, Jaclyn Gorr, as they walk you through the steps that will unfold the path to unlimited prosperity!

COME ON! Join us for FUN, refreshments, prizes and education!! Invest in yourSelf and watch the world mirror it back to you.

The road to PROSPERITY starts HERE!

Visit us at www.meta-et.com to learn more today!

October 27, 2010

In Loving Memory of…Adidas Francois Gyrbaud

Filed under: My Thoughts — jodi @ 9:29 pm

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I’ve always said that the most difficult issue we face in physical form is separation. Being introduced to love and then having it taken away is such a painful task of the human experience. Unfortunately, everyone in our home felt that pain today as we had to put down our beloved 15-year-old Shih Tzu, Adidas Francois Gyrbaud, aka “Bo.”

Bo was more than just a pet to us—he was a family member. When a pet comes with the gift of unconditional love, it just makes it all the more painful to say goodbye. Our pets don’t ask much of us. They mostly give to us. They always meet us with joy and acceptance, trusting us to return the same. We can, at the very least, know that we gave our sweet Bo the most love we knew how to give. My devoted companion stood fast by my side most every day of his life, and I returned his loyalty through daily biscuits and lots of scratching behind the ears. Even in the act of releasing his spirit from the weary, withered body that hosted his gracious BEingness, we did so with love.

I could not bear to be the one to witness his death, so my husband, Billy, agreed to take on one of the most difficult tasks he’s known to date. With several starts and stops throughout the week, he made the decision to allow today be the day Bo gained freedom from this earthly realm. He shared with me that Bo’s last moments were spent with the two of them together, while Billy read the beautiful poem:

 

The Rainbow Bridge

inspired by a Norse legend

By the edge of a woods, at the foot of a hill,

Is a lush, green meadow where time stands still.

Where the friends of man and woman do run,

When their time on earth is over and done.

For here, between this world and the next,

Is a place where each beloved creature finds rest.

On this golden land, they wait and they play,

Till the Rainbow Bridge they cross over one day.

No more do they suffer, in pain or in sadness,

For here they are whole, their lives filled with gladness.

Their limbs are restored, their health renewed,

Their bodies have healed, with strength imbued.

They romp through the grass, without even a care,

Until one day they start, and sniff at the air.

All ears prick forward, eyes dart front and back,

Then all of a sudden, one breaks from the pack.

For just at that instant, their eyes have met;

Together again, both person and pet.

So they run to each other, these friends from long past,

The time of their parting is over at last.

The sadness they felt while they were apart,

Has turned into joy once more in each heart.

They embrace with a love that will last forever,

And then, side-by-side, they cross over… together.

Very quickly, he said, Bo left his body behind and it was done. The vet, the nurse and Billy all had tears in their eyes as the difficult task of letting go was completed. Somehow, Billy made it out of the office maintaining his composure, but took the rest of the day off to grieve and accept. I had already spent the morning holding Bo in my arms while singing “100,000 Angels” to him. I asked my family members who’ve crossed over to walk with him to Rainbow Bridge, and I told him we had other pets that would greet him there. I imagined his body young, once again—his vision and hearing returned. I saw angels standing all around us, and I knew he would be running and chasing with friends soon. “Be sure he gets his daily biscuit,” I requested.

Once Dayna came home from school, she and I went and bought flowers and a stuffed dog that looked like Bo, and we placed them on the grave Billy had crafted for our little angel. Gatlyn, who was also very close to Bo, let us bury him on the back corner of the driving range property, just past the two ponds and under the shade of a nearby tree. Cattle roam in the pastures just past the graveside, which makes me smile. When Bo was healthier, we would say, “Bo, there’s some moo cows in the back yard,” and he would run to greet them with his rowdiest barks. We often lived in the countryside, when he was younger, and he pranced around as though he was the protector of a grand kingdom. His kingdom grew larger today.

Bo was born in May of 1995…the exact same time that Dayna was born. I’ll always remember how we used to lay Dayna on a blanket in the floor of the living room and how Bo would stand guard with the ferocity of a Rottweiler, daring anyone to come near. I also remember the first boisterous belly-laugh that came out of Dayna was due to Bo. I was holding this tiny baby on my lap, and Bo came racing up and jumped up to sniff Dayna. He then ran and ran in circles, as fast as his tiny legs would carry him, only to bolt back to the hearth to sniff her face again. Dayna thought it was hysterical! She laughed so hard, everyone came in to see what was going on. Although she had a healthy respect for him, they grew to be close friends and it was Dayna that changed his name from Gyrbaud (pronounced jer bo) to Bo Bo…and then Bo.

Bo was special to all of us in different ways. Gatlyn was much like his sibling—the one who rough-housed with him and revved up his playtime. Billy would sneak him bits of sausage when he thought I wasn’t looking, and Ryder was another one of his “brothers.”

But Bo, for whatever reason, chose to be my shadow. Always at my side, I know many reading this will remember him well. Wherever I was, Bo was. He was my tireless companion—so devoted to me that when I would leave, he would sit at the door and wait for my return. We even had to give him anti-depressants when he was boarded, because his separation anxiety was so intense. When I worked with clients, he sat at my feet, “helping” those who were suffering. Yes, we had a unique bond, and I am going to feel a bit empty without him at my heels. Sitting here, typing this, feels so incomplete, because I keep looking down, expecting to see him there. Walking through the room, I glance around, thinking I see him prancing by…but then remembering. At just at this moment, a piece of his white fur fell from out of nowhere onto the keyboard. Yes, Bo, I know you will always be nearby. I see you.

Only a year ago, Bo was full of life. He was running after the deer and dragging out all his toys for his 8:00 evening playtime. He loved his squeaky toys best and he especially liked to retrieve and then run away with his favorites.

But then came the pesticide incident of July 2009. It took a huge toll on our furry friend. He was simply too old to understand why we were constantly moving, and with each move, he became sicker and sicker. Within months, he was completely blind and totally deaf. He withdrew more and more. Our vet felt the stress was too much for an older dog. He stopped playing at night, and slept most of the time. The only thing that could bring a wag to his tail was that daily biscuit. By the time we moved into this rent house, he could no longer walk to go outside. We had to carry him up and down the stairs. Looking back, I’m grateful for that…at least I had the opportunity to cradle him in my arms many times. In his final week, he could barely stand, and was refusing to eat much of anything. His once muscular frame was a frail bony structure and his legs would shake as he stood to drink water. It became clear that our “puppy” was no longer here. All that was left was for us to let go. One by one, we all came into the back room and said our goodbyes. Everyone knew the end was near. And then, the day came. For the love of the one who loved us so dearly…we surrendered our friend into the arms of the angels.

For all those who have loved and been loved in such a Divine manner as this…you know where my heart is tonight. I know the pain will subside, in time, but I also know Bo’s place in our hearts is a permanent one. No other will ever replace him…no other can.

Tonight, we say goodbye to our little Bo, but we will meet again one day at Rainbow Bridge.

Until then, little friend, keep a watchful eye for our return. We’ll be together again. I’ll bring your Squeaky.

In loving memory…  Adidas Francois Gyrbaud (Bo), May 1, 1995 – October 27, 2010

 

September 20, 2010

Is Meta-ET Different from other Tapping Techniques?

Filed under: My Thoughts — jodi @ 7:48 pm

meta-et.png   Recently I attended a workshop where tapping was used, and this prompted me to write this blog explaining exactly how our Meta-ET ™ system is so much different than anything else I know.  In fact, when compared to traditional tapping techniques like EFT ®, the only common ground I find is the 9-gamut tapping points.  Please allow me to explain.

As implied in the name, Metaphysical Emotional Transformation ™, our system incorporates a metaphysical twist in this method of healing/manifestation.  We also, of course, work with emotions as a part of the process.  

After becoming a Level I and Level II EFT ® practitioner, I started taking in clients.  However, with decades of metaphysical understanding under my belt, it was next to impossible for me not to include some of that understanding when working through the discovery process of questioning.  My questioning could not—absolutely could not—be completed in less than an hour.  I knew all sessions would be no less than two hours in length…and many went far, far longer than that! There was simply too much information available that would be missed if the client was not allowed to converse at length.  Nothing said went unnoticed…everything said was leading us right to the issue that needed healing.  I found myself circling repetitive words…seeing patterns and hearing things many would have missed.  Symbols were everywhere, and I soon grew to understand this was the language of Pure Consciousness.

I noticed that when I added a bit of quantum physics to the mix, people sat up and started to realize that the world around them wasn’t as they once believed.  Without my conscious knowledge, I had begun to access information from the surrounding circumstances and it would lead me to a symbolic unfolding of what had happened to that person. Some say this is accessing the Akashic records. I cannot verify that nor do I know if there is such a thing for certain, but I do know it is something beyond human understanding.  

It became clear that the world around us is best understood as a metaphor, and when “read” in that manner, every problem/illness could be seen in a new light. I was shocked to learn that everything, and I do mean EVERYthing that happens to us is significant. To understand the experience of life, one has to be a diligent Observer.  The more one looks at the world, the more one sees! People would share dreams, stories, past history and past lives. They brought in journals, gifts, food, and books. It all mattered!

I started explaining the mirror effect concept and the idea of others being aspects of the Self.  Soon, forgiveness of others no longer was needed, because we understood that the outer world is a reflection of our own beliefs.  Fractal patterns emerged, and it often felt like the “Twilight Zone” theme song was playing in the background!

Once I started my monthly Borrowing Benefits classes, things kicked up a notch.  I was now studying the works of many of the top-rated energy teachers, and one of my favorties quickly became Dr. Bruce Lipton.  It took hours of pouring over his work and listening to his interviews, but I finally realized I was going to have to include his understanding of conscious and subconscious mind characteristics in the work I was doing.  I rarely tapped on current events, after that. I went straight back to childhood and connected today’s problems to similar events of youth.  It was startling to see the immediate improvement in my clients.  My clients couldn’t understand how I could so clearly see what they couldn’t, but I knew this wasn’t something only I could do.  Everyone could do this!  I began a quest to understand what was happening, so I could teach others to do as I was doing.

Without my awareness, I, too, was changing.  I somehow seemed guided to know what else needed to be included in this work. It was as if information was being channeled into me…through me.  I soon realized the importance of non-stop tapping…surpassing the EFT ® tradition of checking intensity after a few rounds. I would sometimes have the client tapping for an hour, without pause. I noticed when people tapped for lengthy amounts of time, the state of mind was far more receptive and open.  In this state, the subconsious mind would reveal a great deal more than normal. Many asked if I was hynotizing them, and I later came to know that the Theta brain wave patterns we were accessing are exactly that!  I also knew, somehow, that no client should EVER only work on removing negative beliefs.  While in that open and receptive state, it was imperative to tap in new, better-serving beliefs.  Understanding when to move from negative to positive became an art, but both aspects had to be given equal time. I also was “told” about the importance of closing the crown chakra on those who longed to permanently detach from the physical realm.  Not on my watch!

In time, I came to know that the constant tapping I was doing was what was opening my own level of consciousness, providing me with the information I needed to help each client.  I began encouraging my clients to tap…a lot!  Those who tapped often and for long periods of time were healing at enormously fast rates.  They were walking around in a blissful state of BEing that some could have mistaken for a drug high!  However, this was a natural high…and the side effects were phenomenal!  

Just as things started to really take off…the Ego emerged!  I was knocked back a few notches as I witnessed a massive outplaying of this taking place in my own life.  I started taking on the illnesses of my clients, and didn’t know what to do!  In a moment of surrender, I cried out, “What do you want from me?”  The answer came like a bolt of lightning, “GET OUT OF MY WAY!”  In utter shock, I realized I was the one blocking the miracles that would soon manifest.  As all true avatars know, WE, as humans, do nothing.  It is the Divine Consciousness that heals.  I humbly gave over my body, my mind and my spirit, and I never got sick again. That act, alone, changed everything.  It was now my Creator doing the work, as I stood in the background, observing.  Never again would I take credit for the work being done. Work became effortless. Answers knocked and doors opened.

With me out of the way, Meta-ET ™ emerged!  All the aspects began to come together into one system, as clients came for sessions.  One by one, they all left in a state of bliss and transformation no matter how “damaged” they were at the beginning of the session.  Every day another miracle would unfold, and I watched, breathlessly.  There was no problem too great…nothing that shocked me.  Whatever presented itself came face-to-face with a Divine Presence that could not be bullied.  Ego tried…oh yes, it really, really tried!  But with every challenge it presented, this Presence commanded the universe, “Be still and know that I AM God.”

I finally could see that the only real problem any human being has is the feeling of separation from Source BEing.  Once clients could experience that connection, healing happened.  It didn’t matter what religious beliefs the clients held today…every one of us has that longing to be unified with All That Is.  Using Meta-ET ™, people from all walks of life were changing, right before my eyes. Every bit of information used during a session was a direct download from the Unified Field. I felt so humbled and awed to be a vessel for such Love to pour into these lives.

So…if you have believed Meta-ET ™ to be nothing more than another tapping technique, I hope this helps you understand there is far more going on here than traditional anxiety relief!  This is a life-changing system that reveals your True Identity…that unifies you with All That Is.  Healing and manifestation are effortless from this state of BEing.  From that empowered and Divine state of BEing, you, too, will be the Master of your universe!!

I AM…Jodi
www.godisaverb.com/blog
www.meta-et.com

Where traditional therapy ends…Meta-ET BEgins!

August 28, 2010

REGISTER NOW!! META-ET CERTIFICATION CLASS IN OCTOBER!

Filed under: Announcements,My Thoughts — jodi @ 8:05 am

fairy-for-site.jpg  HAVE YOU BEEN THINKING ABOUT BECOMING A

                           CERTIFIED META-ET ™ PRACTITIONER?

· Are you looking for a new business where YOU are in control of your hours, your income and your journey?

· Just want the “how-to” behind one of the most effective methods of removing blocks/healing?

· Would you like to become a member of the FIRST graduating class of up and coming Meta-ET ™ practitioners?

Then, this message is for YOU!!

Join us from October 8-October 17, 2010 in New Braunfels, TX. as we pioneer our way into making Meta-ET ™ a household word! During our certification classes, you will come to understand:

· How to locate deep, inner blocks.

· How to translate the symbols of the outer world into meaningful ways of resolving underlying conflicts that have been sabotaging your growth and acceleration for years.

· How to discover your True Identity

· How to empower yourSelf and others against the challenges life offers.

By the end of the training session, you will not only be able to heal your own issues, but you will become a beacon for thousands of others seeking answers to their prayers. If you have ever thought about starting your own business as a spiritual coach or energy healer…this is the moment! We will never again offer this certification class at this bargain price, so if you are considering becoming certified, NOW is the moment to choose.

Choose for yourself. Choose for the hundreds of people who will heal through your guidance and understanding.

Candidates will be accepted through the end of September only, so don’t delay. Look again…compare our prices…you will soon understand this is the offer of a lifetime! There is simply NOTHING that compares to what Meta-ET ™ offers. And as a Meta-ET ™ practitioner, you will receive first-rate support and promotion from the founder, Jodi McDonald…guaranteed!

WHAT: Energy Psych Level I (Foundational) Meta-ET ™ Certification and Energy Psych Level II (Intermediate) Meta-ET ™ Candidacy…TWO LEVELS IN ONE TRAINING SESSION!!!

WHERE: TBA (New Braunfels, TX.)

WHEN: Friday, October 8 through Sunday, October 17, 2010 (Friday, October 8 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., 9:00-5:00 on both Saturdays/Sundays and 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

COST: On sale for inaugural class only!!! Only $300.00 for Level I Certification and Level II Candidate Training – this is a two-for-one bargain!! You can click here to link to a page to pay online, or you can mail your check to: Meta-ET ™ Certification Class, P.O. Box 310245, New Braunfels, TX. 78131-0245

Don’t delay! Register today! As soon as your payment is received, you will be provided with further details on the classes. Handbooks, study guides, welcome packets and agendas will be delivered on Friday night, October 8, at the Welcome Party. If you have further questions, you can email jodi@meta-et.com or jaclyn@meta-et.com. Our new and improved Meta-ET ™ website will be up and running very soon, and we’ll let you know when it is!

*Student candidates will also be required to purchase 3 books/DVDs/CDs and will be responsible for their own meals. Refreshments will be provided along with prizes and rewards. Students are welcome to bring their own snacks/drinks, as well.

July 20, 2010

One Year Ago Today….

Filed under: My Thoughts — jodi @ 2:06 pm

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One year ago, today, I stepped into my beautiful  2-story, custom-designed, 3000 sq. ft. Tuscany-styled Havenwood home and found it destroyed by the pest control company who sprayed a poisonous, powdery insecticide all over everything in the house.  That day, I lost my home, my health, many of my possessions, a great deal of my furniture, and my identity as a homeowner.  My husband’s business and my business–which were highly successful at that time–were stripped away to next to nothing.  From that day on, I could not enter that house without becoming ill.  For six months, I battled with what seemed like never-ending bouts of bronchitis and was finally told the posion I had breathed, ingested and touched in the inital hours after the house was sprayed had caused damage to my lungs known as RADS (Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome).  Basically, I was given a handful of prescriptions, an unknown future and a pat on the back.  I was told my health prognosis could be very bad…or I might be fine.  Only time would tell.  Meanwhile…I moved from hotel to hotel and rent house to rent house.  We had to sell our beautiful home with a disclosure, and ended up accepting an offer of 50% of the value.  We lost our entire investment…a quarter of a million dollars…and by the time we added up everything we lost, it totaled to just over a half of a million dollars.  None of our personal expenses has ever been reimbursed and the pesticide company and their insurance company have refused to compensate us for any of our losses.  One year later, we are far, far away from the people we were on July 20, 2009.

We went through a myriad of emotions.  My husband felt the greatest loss…after all, he built that home.  He could not get past the injustice of it all.  The lies.  The denial of responsibility.  The disrespect.  The lack of compassion.  One day he would be intensely sad.  The next day he was filled with rage.  How could this be fair?  What had we done to deserve such treatment?  It just didn’t make sense.  Every time we moved to a new location, it seemed like we gave up even more than before.  The national economy took a major hit about this same time….and soon after, the home-building business was in peril.  We had survived this before, but things were different this time.  Now, he had no model home to show to potential customers.  His pride was shattered as he began meeting with customers at parks and restaurants.  He spent 40 years growing his reputation, his business, his retirement….and slowly but surely, it was slipping away. Just as this happened, I was on the verge of launching my own new business…my Meta-ET system.  I had a national tour that had just fallen apart, but I was more determined than ever to get this information out to the world.  I was putting together a certification program, a new website, and had workshops scheduled all over the area.  Things were on the move and it looked like my business was on the verge of becoming national.  And just like that…it was gone. We had to start all over…decades of hard work were gone.  Today, we are amazed at how we manage to go forward…day by day.  Somehow we are still paying the bills, even though we are almost down to the last dime.  We now discuss whether to cash in the few remaining dollars we have in the two IRAs which took a beating in the last stock market crash or whether we should withdraw the money we had placed in a college fund for our daughter.  What simple pleasures can we let go of in order to maintain the necessities?  Little by little….it slips away.  Now, it seems, we’ve gotten lost in a system that has forgotten our names, our story.  Days drag into weeks, months…years.  How long can we survive?  Will we just give up?  Will we ever have a home of our own again?  As time goes on…numbness takes over and no one remembers.  The big corporations win, as the little guys become nothing but numbers.

The thing about all this is…it doesn’t have to be this way.  Why have we come to agree with a system that says justice is not due to all those involved?  I remember in the early days after this event my husband reached out to the owner of the pesticide company.  He believed this was a simple matter that could easily be resolved by everyone sitting down together to make right all the wrongs.  He encouraged the owner of the company to speak to the insurance company…urging them to work this out so that no one would be mistreated.  He was ignored, however.  No one said or did anything…no one but us, that is. The pesticide company had insurance…the ability to pay up to $1 million in compensation.  Every year the pesticide company paid out money for insurance to cover situations just like this.  But insurance companies don’t like to pay on claims.  They prefer to take in the money and give back nothing.  Tactics are employed to destroy the will of the ones seeking compensation…causing them so much pain and suffering they finally surrender in defeat.  With hands tied, all we could do is watch, wait, and trust that a higher justice would prevail.  But is that ALL we can do?  No.

I do believe a new Consciousness is emerging.  I do see a future where giant corporations no longer push around the little guys, unmercifully, draining the very life out of the ones they victimize.  I look to Divine Justice to intercede…to provide fair compensation to those who deserve such.  You see, I believe in miracles.  I see them everyday.  I stand in the face of the impossible and declare, “All things are possible to those who believe.”  I believe.

A new world is emerging.  A new dawn is coming.  Consciousness is evolving and anything that does not serve the highest good for ALL those involved is on the verge of collapse.  Those who believe they can gain at the expense of others will fall.  People will come together–just like my husband envisioned–and work things out in ways that cause harm to no one. 

My husband was right.  This was simple.  We always and only wanted fairness…not just for ourselves, but for the pesticide company as well.  What happened was not meant to cause us harm…but it did.  Once they saw that, the right thing to do was to compensate us for all the damages done.  It did not have to harm anyone.  The money was there.  The right solution was there.  We never asked for anything we didn’t deserve….in fact, we agreed to settle for far less than what should have been offered.  We are the ones taking the risks, for we cannot know the future and what health risks could emerge in years to come.  How very symbolic that my lung issue flared up again this past weekend.  I began noticing my voice was on the verge of being lost, yet again….right on the anniversary of the event that first took it away.  Do I have a voice in all this?  Yes…but it will never again be MY words that speak through this voice.  It is the voice of reason, justice, compassion and fairness.  I’ve surrendered this all to the One who provides my sustenance and I shield myself with the armor of angels.

Too bad they didn’t work out a compromise when they were dealing with Jodi. 

I AM…Jodi
www.godisaverb.com/blog

July 2, 2010

A Helping Hand

Filed under: My Thoughts — jodi @ 6:43 pm

hand-with-light.jpg  It’s been some time since I wrote a blog, but I think about it often.  Writing is, after all, my first love.  However, I’ve been very busy over the last year with many different directions in life.  I won’t bore you with all of that, but suffice it to say, I am in a much different place than I was even a year ago.  This month marks the anniversary of our pesticide disaster, and things are moving along very, very slowly with that.  We are living in a rent house, and doing the best we can.  The odd thing is…now, more than ever, I trust that I am exactly where I need to be.  I’ve learned so much through it all, and I continuously grow in amazement.  Funny how all this works.  When we don’t take heed in one place, it shows up in another…and another…and another…until we finally “get it.”  Oh…it would be so much easier to see things the first time, but that is seldom our path.

In this past year, I have awakened to such a degree it is hard to even remember where I was just months ago.  I now see God in all things, as all things–so much so it is interesting to me that others don’t see what I see.  I am ever-vigilant to notice the symbols that continuously surround me and I call out for expanded vision so I can embrace the truth as fully as possible.  I urge everyone to get still…notice…shhhhhh….listen.  We miss so much when the ego consciousness distracts us with the monkey-mind business of pointlessness.  How much time we waste on trivial pursuits that keep us so lost in the maze that we never realize we aren’t even here!

If you are struggling, longing, stumbling with the dark, please stop just long enough to grasp the importance of the abyss in your life.  It has not been placed there to keep you locked in as a victim of things beyond your control.  It is a calling…an urgent beckoning…leaving you clues along the path of harmony, health, and happiness.  The clues will show you the potholes of your past…those places where you walked off and left pieces of your heart in disarray.  Come back…fill in the dark places with light.  Once you do, everything ahead of you changes…the rocky road becomes paved with possibility.

The hand that keeps pointing behind you is not your enemy.  It is the hand that will ultimately lift you out of the darkness.  Take it.

I AM…Jodi
www.godisaverb.com/blog

April 27, 2010

Don’t Shoot The Messenger!

Filed under: My Thoughts — jodi @ 11:13 am

sad.jpg   People hate negative feelings.  They’ll do just about anything to avoid them…and they’ll pay thousands of dollars to listen to others tell them how to simply wisk them away.  Doesn’t work though.  Do you wonder why?

Negative feelings have a purpose.  Rather than being the enemy, they are actually your best friend.  They are the stop signs in life…no, not visible ones, but sensational ones.  They provide us with particular sensations in our bodies, alerting us that we are resisting good feelings. We are going against the flow.   When we feel “bad,” this is simply a navigational tool letting you know you are headed in the wrong direction.  Rather than resisting one of the most reliable communication systems we have, we should be offering gratitude for this built-in mechanism. 

Take time out to understand what you are feeling when you are feeling bad.  Ask yourself, “What does this remind me of and who taught me it is bad to feel this way?”  Allow yourself to gather the information shared in that feeling and then make a U-turn and head in the exact opposite direction.  I can promise you this…if you do, you’ll get a green light!

Don’t shoot the messenger every time you feel bad.  All it came to do was to deliver a message.  Nuff said.

I AM…Jodi
www.godisaverb.com/blog

April 23, 2010

Buying ONENESS

Filed under: My Thoughts — jodi @ 10:20 am

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gKX9TWRyfs

Last night, I took time out to watch a movie (link above) my son, Gatlyn, suggested I watch. He was correct. This is a “must see” for every person on the planet. If you watched the original Zeitgeist movie, the second one will not disappoint! In fact, it goes even deeper into the heart of our problems. Granted, if you aren’t a left-brainer, you do have to endure the first half of the movie with all it’s detailed explanations of how our monetary system works, but if you can hold on, the end will bring it all home. Be patient! I promise, it will be worth the wait!Imagine a world where truly no one is left behind. Imagine enough food for everyone, resources available to all, top-notch healthcare for all, no pollution, no prisons, no wars, and days filled not with mundane employment to earn money, but days filled with invention and creation of new technologies and ideas that improve the well-being of all. Sounds too good to be true? Sadly, we have this ability today, but our robotic mind-set doesn’t allow us to see what is right in front of our eyes. Sadder still, we prefer to compete and defend our righteousness rather than unify and share as One Being. Here we stand, at the threshold of a new age, and all we want to do is bring our baggage with us. We believe we are right…others need to learn from us, because we have proof of our truths. They should all come over to the winning side. Whether that means Christians, Muslims, atheists, Democrats, Republicans, Asians, Americans, democracies or republics…every single agency of separation should be called into the “Principle’s” office. Rather than arguing in favor of our rightness, we should be asking ourselves why we are at the place of having to convince others our way is the only way.The most perplexing thing about all this is…those yelling the loudest are doing it in the name of God. God? Really… the Creator of All That Is? God’s image and likeness needs no correction by mortals who believe they can take it from here. And therein lies our biggest challenge. Can we give up trying to revise God’s creation by converting it into our image and likeness? Will we finally realize everything already IS the image and likeness of God? Yes, it is time to redefine God by going back to the ancient teachings that offered…God is All.Moving into a new age–a new world–will undoubtedly be the most difficult experience in our planet’s history. In prior historical cleansings of massive proportion, man didn‘t factor into the equation, because there was no such thing at that point. This time, however, we are part of the ecosystem. We arrogantly believe the planet can’t survive without our physical presence, and yet, the truth is, the planet can’t survive WITH our physical presence if we cannot make drastic and immediate changes. Time has run out. This is the moment of truth.Every institution that divides…be that religions, financial, political or social…will either transcend separation teachings or collapse under the weight of its own misperception. Each one of us will walk through the hell fires of our own making, and none will escape without surrender of false beliefs. All of us will be required to forgive that which most offends us. Can we?I urge everyone to take time out of the busyness of the day to ask yourself one question: “What in this world disturbs me most?” Once you have the answer, notice how you are surrounded by it. Why do you think that is? It is calling out for your recognition and love. You can no longer deny the demons that walk in your shadow…this time they will not be dismissed. They will stand firm in your awareness until addressed and will only fall away when bathed in Love. Will you continue to envelope your inner demons in negative energy, or will you extend arms of openness, forgiveness and acceptance? Ultimately, you will find the only way to emerge victorious is to surrender your ego to Divine Consciousness.

Let us walk into a new age practicing the one rule almost universal in agreement: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” If we all practiced that one philosophy, we could finally manifest heaven on earth. For you see….God’s kingdom has no borders, no political systems, no punitive systems, no monetary systems. Everything is ONE, being.

I AM…Jodi
www.godisaverb.com/blog

February 22, 2010

Gerald O’Donnell and Thoughts on Reality

Filed under: My Thoughts — jodi @ 12:27 pm

remote-viewing.jpg  I am currently attending a weekly study group focused on Remote Viewing/Remote Influencing.  We are practicing the techniques prescribed in Gerald O’Donnell’s courses, although there are many other RV/RI teachers.  I particularly enjoy O’Donnell because he incorporates a great deal of metaphysics in his training.

This Wednesday, our group will open by discussing some of the more “controversial” aspects of what O’Donnell espouses about reality.  I understand this subject could be very far-reaching for some…especially for anyone who hasn’t yet found the courage to venture outside of what religions have taught about creation.  However, I applaud those willing to at least momentarily entertain these ideas to see if some part of what is discovered might resonate with a new understanding of mankind’s role in this experience of being human.  If we are to advance, we must be willing to become pioneers of new thoughts…in other words, we are going to have to step out of the box into uncharted territory to see if we’ve missed something. Unfortunately, a vast majority of the population seems perfectly content with “status quo,” and in this complacency, they unwittingly contribute to the demise of our universe.

For a large part of my life, I chose to live in the awareness of man as a spiritual being only.  I was raised to believe that recognizing the material element empowered it and only increased my woes.  Thus, I did the best I could to only acknowledge happiness, love, peace, gratitude, etc.  But in recent times, I became exhausted from running away from the fact that my life was not reflecting all that perfection.  Nope.  The truth is, sometimes life sucks! In spite of all my metaphysical understanding, I had lived a life that included a great deal of suffering.  At that time, I stopped, turned around and called all the negatives to me.  I wanted to know how they became a part of my experience, why I had experienced them, and most importantly, how to clear them out.  Yes, I’m still working on it!

In my quest for understanding, I learned that most of the beliefs that caused so much misery in my life were hidden in the dark corners of my subconscious mind.  The biggest joke of all is…most, if not all, of those beliefs weren’t even mine, per se.  They were beliefs I’d downloaded from others, as a child, and placed into the most powerful projector of my human experience…the subconscious mind. As time went on, I gathered more and more evidence to back up these beliefs.  Yes…it’s true!  I am undeserving.  I am unworthy.  I am meant to sacrifice myself for others.  I proved it to myself.  I took all those negative beliefs and magnified them and reflected them right back into my outer world experience.

But now that I was willing to look at my human experience from a place of curiosity, I could step away from denial.  It became clear to me that my denial of these negative experiences had not, in fact, removed them from my life’s experiences.  Rather, looking back, I sometimes think denial is the worst thing anyone can do when it comes to dealing with problems. If we aren’t willing to admit to a problem, we have no hope of resolving it.  And here is the real kicker…the ego/dark matrix absolutely thrives on denial!

I was recently sharing with a friend an example of why denial cannot be placed in the bag of a healer.  If I am a dentist, for example, and someone comes to me with a toothache, I could immediately begin explaining to them that the whole thing is just an illusion and that pain isn’t real…the Creator has only created perfection.  Meanwhile, the patient is screaming in pain.  I would continue lecturing them on my understanding that in Higher Realms there is nothing but Love and we are the essence of that Love.  By now, my patient is probably reaching for the pliers to pull out his own tooth…angry at me for not acknowledging his pain.  I would continue, nonetheless, declaring matter is unreal and spirit is the only Truth and in my ecstasy, I would claim the patient is healed from all pain and disease because it doesn’t really exist.  Unfortunately, the patient is now bleeding profusely and planning to sue me for malpractice as he is carried out of the office on a stretcher!  While all of my “truths” might be true in a Higher Realm, did my denial of his problem help or hurt him in this physical experience? And what did it do to me?

What I was doing, in the aforementioned case, was trying to impose my self-righteous (and egotistical) beliefs on someone who didn’t agree with me.  The instant that happened, it should have been a clear indicator to me that this must be my belief as well!  In other words, my own beliefs on this are not congruent.  I think I’m calling out someone else to inform the idiot of something they don’t know…me being far superior, intellectually, of course.  LOL  But that really isn’t what is going on.  I’m lecturing myself!  A part of me must believe in toothaches, or else I would not have shared in that experience.  Thus, denying the problem didn’t just cause my patient to suffer, but it also caused me to miss out on an opportunity to clear out a false belief I’ve been harboring.  One day, we will all understand that negative circumstances that manifest in our lives are not coming from the outer world.  They are coming from within ourselves.  The people and situations we are surrounded by are the manifestations of our beliefs.  Some of the beliefs are good.  Some are not so great.  But like it or not…they all belong to the one accepting or denying them.  Denial of them, however, will not remove them from our experience.  The only way to remove them is to confront them.  Using this as a guide, let’s redo the dentist story.

The patient comes to me with a toothache.  I ask, “How does it feel?”  He tells me the pain is a throbbing pain on the lower left side of his mouth.  I acknowledge this.  “When you feel that throbbing pain, what emotion comes up for you?”  I ask.  He states it makes him feel helpless and out of control.  I validate that and continue, “When did this pain begin?”  He says it started two days ago.  He first noticed it when he was arguing with his wife about his inability to find a job.  Okay.  We are close.  So I continue asking, “Have you always struggled with employment?”  At first he says no, but then decides that maybe he has.  “When did you first have an issue with not getting a job you wanted?  Can you remember anything that might have happened when you were a small child?”  He hesitates and then haphazardly answers, “Well, I don’t know why I thought of this (it comes up because I am calling out subconscious beliefs), but there was that time when I wanted to deliver newspapers…uh, I was about 8 years old…but my mother said I was too young.  I really wanted to do it, though, but without her approval, I couldn’t.  I was upset with her for a long time.”  Ah ha!  We are much closer now.  “How was your relationship with your mother?”  He is now tearfully explaining that she was always very dominant, always pushing down his dreams and telling him his ideas were far-fetched and unrealistic.  He finally gave up his own voice and began doing what he could to please her.  His pain is worsening, as he speaks. I ask him where he is feeling pain now.  He says his toothache is worse, but his heart is throbbing with deep emotional regret.   Exactly!  Now that we have located his “real” problem, we can do something with it!  Oh…and as I do this…I never, ever forget that he is me.  This is obviously one of my own beliefs that has shown up so I can clear it out.  I find the pain in myself, and as we remove the energy of “his” problem, we are both free of a long-standing belief that has kept us from moving forward in our own passions, empowered and in control.

As you can see, in denying his problem, I helped neither of us.  In embracing his problem, I cleared out long-standing, limiting beliefs not only in the outer world around me, but in my own inner subconscious mind.  At that point, I have created space to implant a wonderful new belief.  I am now joyfully proclaiming, “I am magnificent!  I can do and be anything I choose.  I am in control of my own destiny.  I am empowered to live my own life with passion and gratitude!”  In feeling that state of bliss, I’ve connected to my Creator and I’m asking for more joy, passion and power.  Ask, and it is given…especially coming from a high vibration of gratitude for having already received.

So…to sum it all up….

Denial of the negatives we experience in the physical realm does nothing to empower us.  We must seek out the things that are not in alignment with good and take action to remove those non-serving beliefs.  Although Divine intervention can and has immediately manifested in place of a negative experience, it is a rare thing.  But we don’t have to wait around to catch the ear of a distant God who may or may not grant us our wishes.  We have the innate ability to draw unto us all the things we want to experience.  Why?  Because we are The One who offers All That Is.  Move over and let it operate through you, as you.

In a physical realm of “reality,” we have attracted vast quantities of dark and negative experiences.  They are just as real as positive ones in this world.  We know that 70% of each day, we align ourselves with this dark matrix…we allow our minds to wander and replay old tapes of limiting, self-defeating beliefs.  Since only 3-5% of the day is controlled by the conscious mind, we will never overpower the matrix mind by using this smaller aspect of the human mind.  It must come from within the subconscious mind.  However…we are mostly blinded to our subconscious beliefs–we think they are “others,” so if we are going to change the outer world around us, we must delve into new techniques that connect us to this hidden aspect of ourselves.  And it’s true…the ego does not want us to figure this out.  Doing so means freedom from its control.  You will no longer fuel its insatiable appetite for control.

Do it anyway!

I AM…Jodi
www.godisaverb.com/blog