Over the last few weeks, a lot of you have been asking me to please explain how in the HELL we manifested someone like Donald Trump into our collective realities, and if I please, please, please couldn’t possibly offer a more positive perspective on Trump as well as the whole U.S. presidential election thingy. Well, my puppies, I’d be happy to. Watch today’s video below!
[Quick Note: This is the first video shot in my new video studio (Yay!), and the first one where we’ve added closed captions (Double Yay!)]
Hey there my happy shiny puppies! This is Melody Fletcher, author of Deliberate Receiving: Finally, the Universe makes some freaking sense!, home of all things law of attraction, reality creation and going down the rabbit hole.
Over the last few weeks, a lot of you have been asking me to please explain how in the HELL we manifested someone like Donald Trump into our collective realities, and if I please, please, please couldn’t possibly offer a more positive perspective on Trump as well as the whole U.S. presidential election thingy. Well, my puppies, I’d be happy to.
But first, a wee disclaimer:
Yep, I’m going to be talking about the election and, by necessity, specific candidates. However, this video isn’t meant to be an indorsement of anyone. I’m not trying to tell you who to vote for or what to do. Do what feels right to you. Support who feels right to you. Focus on what feels right to you. Involve yourself as much or as little as you want in this whole process. You can even consciously ignore the whole circus. The only thing that ever matters is what you’re doing with your energy and what kind of reality you’re aligning yourself with.
No one can save or destroy us
So, that leads me to my first point: No candidate has the ability to save the world, or the United States, or a political party. No candidate has the power to create in your reality. On the flip side of that coin, no candidate has the power to screw it all up, either. So, while you can’t brand anyone the “savior”, you also can’t brand anyone, including Trump, what one reader so eloquently called “the anti-Christ”.
The world is evolving and the signs of that are obvious, if you’re only willing to see them. We can’t go back. We cannot go backwards. That’s like saying you could suddenly find yourself being a 5th grader again. Sure, you could go back to your 5th grade classroom, but you’d take all your current knowledge and personality with you. You wouldn’t be the same person you were back then.
Now, as I say this, I can hear so many of you asking: Yeah, but Melody, I agree with you that I can’t go back and lose all my knowledge. I can’t turn into an insane, misogynistic, racist, douchebag. But what about all those OTHER people, OUT THERE?! What about the IDIOTS in the world, you know, the ones that can screw it all up for the rest of us?
*Ahem* So, to you I say: please rewind the video and listen to my first point again: No one has the power to create in your reality. Not even idiots.
Why did this happen?!
So, if this current manifestation isn’t happening to show us that the world is going to hell in a handbasket, or a pushcart, or a hot air balloon fueled by one of Trump’s speeches, then what is it for? Why are we suddenly witnessing thousands of individuals, many of whom are or at least seem otherwise quite rational, intelligent, educated and NOT totally bat-shit crazy, who are supporting misogynistic, racist, prejudiced, violence-supporting, violence-inducing, hateful, fearful, powerless views? Where did all this vitriol SUDDENLY come from?
Well, it didn’t SUDDENLY appear. You see, just because we haven’t been witnessing all this hatred, and let’s remember that hatred and prejudice always and only ever stem from fear, doesn’t mean that no one was feeling it. Living in a “politically correct” world may have allowed us to pretend that we’ve all evolved to the land of fairies and light, but not being allowed to express one’s hatred and actually no longer feeling it, are two completely different things. In fact, the suppression of this rage, derived from massive and chronic powerlessness can and does make it worse. Forbidding the expression of prejudice doesn’t actually fix it. And thinking it does, while ignoring the problem, allows it to fester until it’s a seething, ugly, pressure pit that has no choice but to explode.
And that, ladies and gentlemen, is what we have now. The world’s fear and the anger and vitriol it fuels haven’t gone away. They’ve been there all along. And because the vibration of the world is rising, those toxic emotions have no choice but to come up to the released. If you’ve ever done a detox and experienced the sometimes explosive purging of crap your body no longer needed, and yes, I mean that both figuratively and literally, then you’ll be able to see what’s happening now for what it is: a purging of toxins; a releasing of the crap that can no longer be supported by the whole.
Fear, hatred and prejudice are coming to the surface, where we have no choice but to look at them and deal with them. They can no longer be ignored, no matter how hard we try. Donald Trump is the poster child, the representation of all this toxic waste, and he’s a perfect manifestation (as all manifestations are perfect). He started out as an annoyance, and one that we all kind of brushed off as a joke. But then, like a pimple that turns into a boil, he just got bigger and bigger, until he made us face the fear of our powerlessness. Out popped the thought: “What if he wins? What if all these idiots take over? What if everything just goes tits-up? What if we don’t get what we want?”
Well, boys and girls, this is nothing but a macro reflection of a micro fear: the fear of powerlessness. It’s the same fear that keeps you up at night wondering what will happen if you don’t get that job, or don’t find that man, woman or animatronic love doll who is THE ONE, or don’t have kids before your biological clock shrivels up and stops ticking, or don’t win the lottery, god dammit.
Trump is challenging all of us to stop focusing on the outcome we DON’T want, and use our considerable power to CHOOSE to focus on the outcome we DO want – instead of waiting for some outside force, like a political candidate, to just do it for us. He is, for many of us, an outcome to so bad, so painful, so horrific, that we’re finally willing to do something about it. The Donald is, for a large part of humanity, rock bottom. He’s our cattle prod.
The other side of the coin
Now, while Trump and his followers are reflecting our worst fears of powerlessness back to us (you know, so they can be released!), the other side of that coin – empowerment – is also showing up in abundance. I’d like to direct your attention to a candidate who, in my opinion, embodies the spirit of empowerment, personal responsibility, and authenticity in a way that I’ve never seen before: Bernie Sanders. Again, this isn’t an official endorsement, and I’m not telling you who to agree with or what to do; that’s up to you. I’m simply giving you my perspective. So maybe hear me out, even if you’re not a Bernie fan.
What Bernie Sanders has done is to tap into a revolution. He didn’t start it, but he shone a big spotlight on it and gave it a megaphone. This revolution is one of people getting sick and tired of feeling powerless, sick and tired of giving their power away, and finally being willing to stand up and take it back. It’s important to note that not all Sanders fans embody this energy, and that there are plenty of non-Sanders fans who do. He’s just the one who represents this point of view the strongest, and who was inspired to actually give a call to action from the political podium; the call to action that he, as a politician, and in fact NO politician, can make change happen. We, the people, the crowd, the 99% have to do it.
If Bernie embodies the energy of empowerment, then you can see how much resistance you have to that energy by how you react to it. Notice that I didn’t say that being empowered means you necessarily agree with everything Senator Sanders says, but you certainly won’t want to rip his face off.
For example, many people, when faced with the idea of President Bernie, lament that they would love to vote for him, but they just don’t believe he can win. This is the same belief that has you dreaming of a much bigger and more awesome life, but keeps you stuck in a small one, because you don’t believe that you can succeed.
But focusing on and believing in the outcome you don’t really want, is a CHOICE. And you have the power to choose differently. That is, in fact, your power. It’s the power that creates the entire Universe. It’s why you have free will. You can choose whatever you want. You can even choose that which isn’t represented in your physical reality yet. You can choose to choose what feels better to you. And you can choose not to. The choice is yours, but you have to use it.
I’d like to point out something else interesting that I’ve observed about the two sides of this political coin. If one side (powerlessness) is being represented by Trump, and the empowerment side is being represented by Sanders, we can observe how these two energies affect those around them.
When Trump entered the running, he began to shape the campaign speeches, the focus, the message of all of his fellow candidates. Suddenly, even those who wanted to stay away from mud-slinging, found themselves drawn into it. Only the ugliest sound bites got any press, so everyone started shoveling shit, whether they wanted to or not. Trump’s energy, or rather the energy he represents, perpetuated and brought everyone around him down.
You can see the same phenomenon happening in reverse on the Sanders side. If you listen to Hillary Clinton’s speeches over the course of her campaign, you’ll notice that she’s sounding more and more like Bernie Sanders. She’s adopted many of his talking points and even changed her opinion to match his, sometimes 180 degrees. The energy that Bernie represents has brought everyone around him up.
But, it’s important to note that these two energies aren’t practically “equal”. Theoretically perhaps, yes, but not practically. You see, energy that pulls you down, can’t do so infinitely. There’s a safety mechanism in place (called the cattle prod method of growth). It means that as our vibration falls, it creates more and more pain, until something happens that’s so abhorrent to us, so horrific, so painful, that it hits us like a cattle prod and we have no real choice but to turn around. This doesn’t happen when we’re pulled up. There’s no limit to how empowered we can become. There’s no safety mechanism that inhibits awesomeness.
So, while those who are currently following a candidate who reflects their fear have to, eventually, turn and run towards the light, no one who has woken up falls back asleep. No one turns from empowerment and says: “Screw this, I want to feel powerless again.” So, as more and more people wake up, the number of awakened humans can only ever grow. It can never decrease. And as that happens, the last tendrils of fear energy will scream and shout and fight for their lives, doing their best to get our attention any way they can, before they finally dissolve into the light.
What can YOU do?
What can you do to support this process? Well, I’ll tell you. All you have to do, all you EVER have to do, is focus on the outcome that feels best to you, and choose to believe that it can happen. Work on empowering yourself, on embodying the energy of empowerment in your own life, on a micro level, and it will naturally grow to the macro level in your reality. Discover and dissolve your own judgments and prejudices. Let go of your own fears and the hatred and rage they foster. In other words, raise your vibration and trust that everyone else is being guided through this process, at their own unique pace, just like you are. All is well. And things are getting better, better and better.
And now I want to hear from you. What are you doing to move yourself into the energy of empowerment when it comes to politics? How are you adding to the energy of what you want? Share your own story in the comments (even if you’re not in the U.S. Every country has their Donald Trump, in one form or another), and help empower others who will read your words.
And if you’d like to learn more about how to move into this energy of empowerment, then make sure to sign up for my mailing list and join the Happy Shiny Puppy Army. If you’re watching this anywhere but my blog, the link will be below in the description. You’ll get access to loads of free resources that will help you understand how you create your reality, what it is that you really want, why you haven’t gotten it so far, and how to finally receive the life you’ve always wanted.
So, for now, I’m Melody Fletcher. Huge hugs to all of you and I’ll see you next week. Bye!