As every person I’ve contacted has tested negative, I am grateful. A few people have actually contacted me to let me know they think I am a “false positive.” I won’t ever know the answer to this question because I am not going to test again. I do not see the point in doing so. I do not see the point because I’m not sure what I would be trying to prove. I’ve already done my time in quarantine and I am feeling good. I don’t want to go back; I want to move forward. Thank you everyone for your concerns for me and belief in my health. You are right; I am perfect health, not a diagnosis or a statistic.
This week our talk title at our Center is “Over-Exposed.” I’ve definitely felt over-exposed these last few months and most especially these last few days. There is a wonderful woman at the DOH who calls me twice each day to ask me how I am feeling. I tell her in detail every symptom that might be occurring, and if I am feeling well, I tell her that, too. I really like her. She is kind, caring and very positive with me. She has a hard job and I am the least of her concerns. She says things are getting worse here and her job is more demanding than ever. Again, I am being over-exposed to the idea that things are getting worse. What am I to think? I adjust my thinking immediately.
Affirming that everything is getting worse, even if it might be true in the world of form, will keep this belief in place. It not scientific to affirm what you do not want. I don’t think any of us want things to get worse. So, what is the difference between looking at reality and affirming what we want? There is a big difference. As Ernest Holmes once wrote, “We are where we are because of who we are, but this doesn’t mean that we have to stay here.” I’m paraphrasing, but you get the idea. Our present thinking has brought us here and intensified everything, but now we can think new. Quantum physics says, we cannot create a new experience if we keep living in the past. In the Science of Mind, we call it living from secondary causation. In other words, instead of having a new thought, therefore, a new outcome; we keep creating from the old thought and getting the same results. Read Dr. Joe Dispenza’s work if you do not believe me. He’s got stats to prove it.
So, here is how I am going to handle this. I’m moving on. If we are living with this virus, and we are right now, then we need to live. We need to continue to have dreams and desires and aspirations and to fulfill them. We need to walk with life in the highest state of consciousness. That state is and always will be LOVE.
When people tell us things are getting worse, I invite us to think again before we agree with them. I invite us to not be combative because that doesn’t help at all. I invite us, instead, to silently focus on what might actually be getting better. When the media begins screaming at us, letting us know how bad everything is, remember life and all the things you want to do and experience. Think of all the people who are kind and loving and doing great and helpful things in the world. There are plenty of us. Do something for someone else. Let’s spend time cheering each other up instead of down.
And, remember, Life is to us what we are to it. We cannot get away from Consciousness. It is all there is and the beginning and ending of everything.
Love and Aloha,
Rev. Rita Andriello-Feren