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are you delusional?
I know I am.
🌀 C H A N G E R E Q U I R E S D E L U S I O N 🌀
I was chatting with my BFF yesterday & these words popped out & I was like HOLY FUCK YES⚡️
It’s delusional to look at the current situation 👀 of the world and imagine a liberated future
It’s delusional to imagine wondrous possibilities for our individual and collective lives
It’s delusional to attempt impossible things
It’s delusional to hope
It’s delusional to be optimistic
It’s delusional to witness the chokehold of the current system and say yep, I actually believe we are capable of massive societal change and transformation
This is all absolute delusion.
Being delusional doesn’t mean ignoring or bypassing the current reality.
It does mean refusing to accept it as the ONLY truth, as the inevitable way of things.
I witness the atrocities of the world and I do not deny they are happening.
But I also refuse to live as though they are the inevitable future. Living that way almost guarantees they’ll continue.
So how to we hold both—the reality and delusion?
For me it feels like living simultaneously in two worlds.
Acknowledging and witnessing the current horrors.
AND. Feeling into, sensing, living, and making decisions from the frequency of a delusional future.
This is how the two worlds meet. Because as I build my own reality and cultivate communities in accordance with the frequency of WHAT COULD BE (the frequency of a liberated and regenerative and reciprocal future) I am making that world real IN MY OWN LIFE—and in the lives of those I touch.
AND: as that ripple effect grows, and as my resources grow, I pour my energy back into the current-reality, the painful reality. I pour my resources into causes I believe in, causes I believe will match the future-reality I am simultaneously sensing into and living from.
It’s actually incredibly practical and incredibly logical.
(NOTE: I did not say EASY. The kind of evolution and change and transformation I am dreaming of will take all of us doing this in our own way, interweaving the individual with the collective.)
But it WILL require embracing delusion and paradox.
This is inside-out change.
The evolution must have deep ROOTS.🌀
resources to help you tap into the delusional frequencies of future-realities
🌀Dream Realm by Ari Felix
🌱Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
🌌The Wild Unknown Alchemy deck by Kim Krans
🧚🏼♂️The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter by The Incredible String Band
🌿Emergent Strategy by adrienne marie brown
🦁The Lion Tracker’s Guide to Life by Boyd Varty
🌙Moon to Moon podcast with Britten LaRue
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