Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Day 219 - Car Accident Wake Up Call
So today driving home from work, traffic began to slow on the road leading to my home community. It turns out there had just been an accident. There was fresh debris everywhere, and about 20 people had stopped and were doing what they could to help. As I drove by the half crushed car, there was a woman sitting on the ground with a few people standing around her. She was fully conscious yet obviously very shaken from the incident. She held a bloody rag to her face and I could see streaks of blood on the area all around her throat.
Seeing things like this brings home the harsh reality we all live in, where all of a sudden, everything changes. Instantly we find ourselves in situations where we are forced to look our existence dead in the eye, to face the inescapable truth of ourselves, and who we are in this life.
Speaking from my own car accident experience, at that moment after a crash, the fear becomes quite intense as it is compounded with uncertainty and imaginations of what could have happened or what could potentially happen as a result of what just transpired. The fear is so overwhelming we are literally 'scared stiff'. It is times like that when I realized how alone each of us really is, and how powerless other people are to help us in dire circumstances. When the body bleeds out the life force within, the true shallowness and shortcomings of our relationships is revealed in full. No ones opinions matter anymore.
If we are 'real' with ourselves (meaning we have some compassion for life) when events like this happen, (should we be lucky enough to survive) it can help us to proactively seek a deeper understanding of ourselves, to discover what our purpose in life is, and so what is our responsibility - so that we do not die in the worst possible manner having neglected the truth of ourselves our whole life.
Can you imagine, living your whole life and never realizing the truth of yourself... thus missing the whole point of life entirely!? That is shockingly stupid and insane... beyond the ability of words to describe. The Desteni I Process has assisted and supported me to realize myself so that I am able to take responsibility for myself, and prepare myself to become the best person I can possibly be in this life... because I care about our planet and I care about Life. I want to be part of the solution to Life - as what is Best for All.