Those of us in the United States must endure two more weeks of an absurd, two-year election process. It’s been toxic and maddening and a vast waste of time.
While the candidates themselves don’t stand for much that is helpful, their presence is reminding us of some important social issues.
You now get to see who is a true believer and who actually thinks. You get to see who stands for what. If you’re doing this right, you’re questioning your own beliefs.
A Course in Miracles tells us that a choice between two unacceptable options is no choice at all; it’s an exercise in futility. As part of your review, though, I would suggest asking yourself what you’ve done to prevent us getting where we are today — especially if you don’t like it.
Have you spoken out against the prevailing treatment of women? Have you expressed any concern that the most wealthy among us pay lower taxes — not smaller percentages, but often sending in fewer actual dollars — than you do?
Have you spoken out against war? Have you ever talked to one of your congressional representatives about an issue that concerns you? Can you name your congressional rep? Can you name your senators?
The Sun and Mercury are moving through early Scorpio this week, which will open many doors and clarify many issues. Make sure you know who is who. Make sure you know where you stand and why. Note the differences between belief and understanding.