Change Agents for a New World
Transformation Magazine|August 2016

Gregg Braden Offers Words of Wisdom about the Cycles of humanity and our Spiritual evolution.

Lisa Cedrone

Sometimes it’s hard to make sense of our world today. From terrorist attacks to police shootings…from natural disasters to man-made environmental catastrophes…from political strife to full-blown wars—why is there so much chaos and conflict across the globe? And why—as humanity is supposedly near the tipping point of spiritual awakening—are we so often overwhelmed, confused, and off balance in our day-to-day lives?

Many of us have been pondering these questions and, more importantly, doing our own work at different levels to navigate the often-turbulent waters of transition and become change agents for a new world. It’s not easy—often two steps forward and then one step back—yet we push onward looking for guideposts and practices that will lead us to new levels of consciousness, cooperation and harmony on Earth.

“Our world is changing in ways that we have never seen. For most of us, this change has been happening faster than we have been prepared to accept,”  said New York Times best-selling author and lecturer Gregg Braden. “If you haven’t already noticed, we are living in a world of extremes. It is no longer enough to be an expert in one topic. You have to know a little bit about a whole lot of things to get something done.”

On my own quest for answers and spiritual guidance this summer, I had the opportunity to hear Braden’s words of wisdom live at the Kyron Summer Lights Conference, which took place in Hot Springs, AR, in June. More than 600 people from across the United States and abroad converged to hear Lee Carroll channel Kryon and learn from leading researchers/authors bridging the worlds of science and spirituality including, in addition to Braden, Dr. Bruce Lipton (The Biology of Belief) and Joe Dispenza (The Placebo Effect).*

Skimming the Surface: The New Norm

At the event, something shifted in my personal understanding of our rapidly changing thinking and learning processes when Braden talked about the need to learn wide and shallow vs. narrow and deep, and then shared one of his favorite quotes from American biologist E. O. Wilson:

Maybe you can relate to my own experience in this regard: For almost a decade, I was very hard on myself, thinking something was “wrong” because my brain felt like a sieve and my attention span would wonder from topic to topic, conversation to conversation, and book to book. I often joked with a close friend, who also seemed to be simultaneously reading 10 books at any given time, that we were going “off the deep end.” For example, I would have a metaphysical question and then read and research like crazy, but I wouldn’t retain a whole lot of the material. I noticed that only certain things would stick in my mind, for what I thought were bizarre reasons, and the rest of the information would just slip through my neural network and disappear. Poof, it’s gone!

Then one day, about two years ago, I had an amazing discovery: I was retaining select slices of knowledge that appeared to be puzzle pieces. When I got the last piece an epiphany would happen. All of the parts would come together from many different sources and answers would materialize “out of thin air.” Still, I doubted myself frequently and remained in a state of semi-frustration during conversations with others and attempts to delve into new areas of learning. My doctor even suggested that perhaps I should try medicine for ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)…No thanks.

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