My philosophical mind loves to deconstruct and understand all things around me. Something I have been noticing recently in the conscious community that I am apart of is the denouncement of love and light and the repulsion of using the terminology ‘light worker’.
I am always so curious when something becomes a popular opinion and what the psychology behind it is as well as the energetic current that it holds.
From what I can understand the aversion comes from the belief that if we are all love and light we are bypassing the body, the human, the animal and the shadow/dark qualities within us.
I suppose a part of me is playing the devils advocate as I too have felt triggered by these notions but I wanted to get to the bottom of what it is all about and why we are reacting the way we are. What greater way to learn than to be open to all possibilities, so here is my exploration around the concept.
Love is a universal force that has the ability to transcend time and space, to heal and to completely change the entire way we see reality. It is a state of awareness as it allows us to live in our hearts and move from a space of care, compassion and kindness towards ourselves and others.
It is unconditional in its nature, which to me means never expiring and infinitely self generating. It can never run out nor can it be taken, lost or diminished. Love is keeping our hearts open no matter what the circumstance.
The word love comes from the old English word lufu which is of Germanic origin; from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit the Sanskrit word lubhyati which means ‘desires’.
Desire - a strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen.
Wish - a wanting of something and an invocation or recitation of a hope or desire.
So if love is ‘to want’ and a way of invocating our desires then this actually incorporates both the body and soul. Desire itself is felt in the body, we create the fantasy in our mind but we feel it in our body.
The question it poses is that is it then not wiser to desire through the filter of the heart than to desire from less evolved parts of ourselves?
It is integration between the animal and spiritual, meeting in the heart to create unity. We can still have and acknowledge desire but it comes from a space of unconditional love and open heartedness rather than bypassing this aspect of ourselves.
Light - the natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible; provide with light or illuminate.
Illuminate – to reveal and to help clarify and explain.
I see light as illumination, the ability to see ourselves and shine light on hidden parts of self. The more we can see, the greater capacity we have for love. It has the qualities of lightness, joy and peace; it gives us the ability to shine & is magnetic in nature.
To light something is to ignite it, a passion and burning. It is fire, it is the ability to radiate like the sun, it is power. Light is life force energy.
When we illuminate ourselves we ignite the eternal flame of the heart.
Love IS light, as it enlightens those who give and receive it. Our hearts are cracked opened and we are pulled into flow which allows us deeper understanding of self and also the world around us, seen and unseen.
Some may say this is just semantics but I truly believe that words hold meaning, and vibration. They create sound and resonance as we express them. They are like alchemical sequences, incantations or spells and if we say them enough times it becomes our reality.
Which leads me to the question, why is it now a popular stand point to reject such beautiful and necessary things?
We are the children of the universe, divinity lives within each and every one of us. And for those who are about to poo poo the idea, we are, in all seriousness, made of stardust. A recent survey of 150,000 stars shows that Humans and their galaxy have about 97 percent of the same kind of atoms. To denounce these things is to denounce our selves, our true nature and our connection to source.
My interpretation is that love and light isn’t about angel cards, crystals, the new age movement, bypassing emotion and the body, avoiding the shadow and denying desire. It's about living with an open heart and shining a light on all parts of ourselves so we can come into wholeness, not only with ourselves but with all life.
The funny and paradoxical thing is that we are actually light workers. The more of our conditioning and trauma that we clear away the more spaciousness we have in the body, the more lightness we feel and the more radiant we become. This then affects those who come into contact with us and weather we like it or not this lightness and freedom of the true self ripples out and changes peoples lives, even in the subtlest of ways; in turn, helping them get closer to their true selves aka god mode. And that is literally the definition of a light worker. Hahaha.
If you have an insight you wish to share, I would love to hear from you.