Weekly Insights: Over-Power vs Power-Over
What we see in our reality is what lives inside of us. In saying that, sometimes we are completely unaware of the darker elements that balance the Lighter ones, and other times we choose not to see them. Whether it was this lifetime or another, when we were very young or in adulthood, each of us experiences someone or something overpowering. This could be a great misuse of power or it could be a powerful person that left a negative impression, but either way, a primal instinct we all have as humans is to desire revenge or reciprocity for abusive actions. Taking a stance of power over another living being can be for safety when it comes to a baby or animal being cared for, but when it is not used for the good, it creates a ripple affect of abuse. Even though revenge helps to make the anger monster inside calm down a little, it is not a lasting feeling that supports moving forward in the long run. Over time, people who have went down that road have had guilt and shame for their reactive actions. Fighting a low frequency with another low frequency is never the answer.
Faith says that there is a force in the Universe that always balances and corrects what is out of order. If the Light embodies Truth, Love, and Wisdom, then these three virtues will manifest in harmony at some point in every situation that tests them. Letting go allows the greater forces to make corrections and be the ultimate "judge and jury" in restoring harmony where there are imbalances. The greatest "power" one has is in not giving that energy in the form of "power" away to anyone else. When we react in a vicious way toward someone, it creates a new cycle of energe