Guatemala – A Country Representing Humanity’s Eternal Double Morality

11by Edith Boyer-Telmer

Dear Friends,
about two weeks ago, I shared an article with you guys called “Reflection On The Current Energy Movement – A Spiritual Voice”. In this piece I gave some insides about the similarities I can see in the collective movement which is going thru the United States right now, and a violent incident that happened in my little hometown San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala.
I was surprised about some of the reactions in town, as I had the feeling people could still not see the double moral that our situation has been unveiling. And now I run into an article from a Guatemalan blogger, who took on exactly that theme from her own unique understanding of her home-country. Please dear ones feel invited to read her piece with open ears and eyes, the example is Guatemala – but the same expressions of inbalance exist all over the world right now!
Love and Awakening Blessings
Edith

This is an except of the article Melisa Rabanales wrote, translated by me. The original is in Spanish available at this link: medium.com
I lived in Spain for a few months and one of the main things that struck me was the costumes of Europeans. I was accustomed to a „good morning“, to a smile from all people, to the kindness and hospitality of my countrymen. To my surprise when I arrived, I ran into long faces and the coldness that only someone who has lived there can understand. I was walking in the streets without anyone looking at me, no one offered me a chair or exchanged a smile (except for a woman I will never forget, who without saying nothing stood next to me and shared her umbrella to cross a street). Of course, no one helped me when I was about to unboard a train and I was dealing with my three suitcases, because I had gotten into the wrong train department.
And that was what I missed the most, life was good but I needed that “Latin flavor.” When I returned to my country I felt a relief, the people thanked me if I gave way and greeted me when I entered somewhere. But of course, now I saw it with different eyes.
I come from a country where it seems that most people are friendly. However, we are one of the most violent countries in Latin America and the world, reporting up to 15 violent deaths per day. The people are warm and supportive, but there are grenades in markets and hospitals killing thousands of innocents and gangs do not hesitate to threaten, extort and dismember whoever gets in their way. We are speaking of hospitals where women have to give birth on the ground because there are not enough supplies.aSure, they do not throw the door in my face here, like they do in Madrid, but when a man opened the door for me in a 10-zone mall – the first thing he did was take a good look at my ass when I passed. Of course, the men here smile and give us their seat but in the transmetro masturbate and ejaculate on our pants. In Madrid nobody’s head would turn to notice me, in Guatemala I have to dodge the glances and walk with stones in my hands, only because its a hot day and I decided to wear shorts.
We boast that we are the most hospitable and empathic, when more than 60% of the population live in poverty and yet, the former president and the ex-vice liked to sunbathe on their farm in Zaragoza, which they went to by private plane one day after seeing newborns in hospitals sleeping in boxes because there were no incubators.
We are a society that invisibilizes, we attribute the overthrow of a president and forget that there were demonstrations, indigenous movements, that began long before us; but did not go on television, nor did they change their profile photo of facebook for all their friends to see their “political activism”.
Let’s not talk about unity when CACIF asks for tax exemption. When the arguments against pluralism are based on “because they will lynch”, but we are in favor of the death penalty. Or when we were outraged because they said that Tikal was from Mexico, but we believe that Mayan traditions are stupid and force our children to learn Spanish at school, because their mother tongue is “not good enough.”

I live in a country where the President of the Republic arrives dressed – or better disguised – in traditional clothing to present the agenda, but let someone ask the official bench what they think of indigenous justice. Than nobody wants to be so “indito”. I also live in a country where former soldiers, who are convicted for cases of genocide and crimes against humanity – came to the court house also dressed in typical traditional clothing; after exterminating the Ixil people and subjecting the women of Sepur Zarco, and who knows where else, to slavery.
My country is where the daughter of a former military man, condemned by genocide and now clinging to senile, asks for the “death penalty” as a solution to the murderers. In a country where those who are in favor of that penalty now come out as being “pro-life”. And vice versa as well. Oh, and by the way – these are the same people and pseudo MPs who refuse guaranteed sex education.
Where the army, as said by Manuel Jose Arce, “has bombarded miserable villages, tortured children, cut off the breasts of mothers, overflowing with milk” now scream in favor of life; and who swore not to allow the famous „ship of abortion“ to touch Guatemalan lands.
I live in a country where we blame women for being raped or beaten. Where we see people dying of hunger, where there are pregnant girls, a childhood full of work, an oppressive and dominant elite class that does not pay taxes. Where we complain about the traffic but do not mention the pilots killed in it. Where the right hand is corrupt and the left hand is also corrupt.bAnd I do not try to endorse a very civilized Europe here, because of all the problems it has and because a great part of its “grandeur” only exist – thanks to our countries. But what is true, and that I can say from my personal experience, is that there I never was threatened with a gun in the face to steal my cell phone, there are special lanes for people with disabilities and the elderly do not live hidden in their homes because the cities are not adapted for them.
And then I realized, that maybe I do not want them to smile at me, maybe it’s okay if they do not greet me when I am entering or if they’re not the warmest people in the world. Maybe I just want us to be more empathetic, that the children do not starve, that the daughter of the lady who works in my house has the same opportunities as me and that in the end, we can, even if we do not all agree, achieve to build a better country.
Because I feel disgust by this double standards.

Source Article in Spanish: medium.com

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My Collection Of Awakening Experiences Continues No III

2-2by Edith Boyer-Telmer

Dear Friends,
nearly one year ago, on February 08th 2016, I shared with you this post called “A Collection of True Awakening Experiences II”, which was a Free E-Book project inspired by the wonderful Barbara Franken – to bring together the stories of many female voices, and their unique experiences on the path to authenticity and truthfulness. I did so, because I love projects that are born from collaborations, I saw a big chance to inspire lots of other women and men, and because I was giving myself a blessing for my birthday – which is the 8th of February.
This year I will make another leap into the unknown, and record an interview that I was invited to by the lovely team of  the awakening platform “The Spiritual Voice”. I will let you know for sure, when the talk goes online!! But in the meantime I did not want us to miss out on a review of the past year, and the steps I was able to make.

In what I posted for 2016, I spoke about the last ten year of my personal path of growth and enlightenment, and the dreams I have for the year that back than was lying ahead of me. Looking now at all the leaps and turns that I have taken in the meantime, I first of all feel like expressing my gratitude to my wonderful spirit guides, my loving dog family, my magnificent friends and all the other wonderful creatures, from the physical as from the non physical realm, for making my life such a magical ride of light and fun.
The Tarot Deck that I was talking about before, is developing beautifully. It is demanding a lot of attention and seams to have a very clear picture of how it want’s to be brought to light. I try to be the best immaculate mother to it, that I possibly can be, just follow all the corners the flow is taking and watch the tables turn. With my personal work load, I am about 1/3 in – my partner is very inspired in her painting process, and so we hope to be ready for publishing by the end of the year.

But not only that this baby is developing just fine, in the meantime I was inspired by international world events, with the idea for a book about creativity in 2017; as this is one of the major energy fields this year is powered with. My partner and I, also started talking about the value of a book about the creative process itself, as it is quite fascinating how deeply we are called to listen to the constant changes the deck is demanding from us. We have to be awake, present and willing to serve, when ever we sit down and concentrate on sharing what we receive.
eI also still adore my income work. Every time I AM spending hour with another being in a one on one training, I feel like another wonderful seed has been brought into blossoming. To have the chance and watch people go from the insecure thought of “am I crazy to think of feel a certain way”, to self-acceptance, self-love and forgiveness – which than leads for them to strength, stability and clarity in their guidance; is always a rise in my own inner degree of divine bliss.

And than, as the end or the ultimate test for every awakening seeker – there is of course the lovely family. I went back home to visit my core family during the summertime of 2016. Oh what a ride it was!! I started of with meeting good friends of mine, who had invited me to come by at their house and do some magnificent energy work with them, which I happily did. I spend several days with this closer circle of very like minded people, than I went to meet my mother. Now you need to know that karmically my mother is the only significant person o my system. She turned 85 last year and is in general in good shape, but what I noticed was a change in mindset.
When I was a child, my mother was a woman who would work and push thru every physical pain you can possibly imagine. She did so to such an extend, that I actually all my life considered her very cruel (a mix of her personal history and as well one of the B-Sides of her numerological vibration of 18/9). Maybe also because one day I had watched her slip with the ax – cut deeply into her meaty knee – take a deep inbreathe, than simply remove the ax – slip a bandage on and continue. As a little child, that was a shocker to me!
And now this same woman is talking about how normal it is to feel physical pain all the time, when you are of her age; how normal it is to not want to engage with life and seriously talk anymore, when you are of her age; and a lot about her loving connection to my beloved brother Martin, who died on Valentines Day 2011. I occasionally talk with my brother too, but I do not share any of her mindsets about aging or the physical body, and even that I did not mention that – my mother was triggered by vibration.

During this Vienna visit, I took many more trips to my mothers house, in order to spend at least 2-3hours the day with her; an amount of time I thought she would be able to handle without exploding on me in one way or the other. I have to confess that I overestimated her much more than I could even ever had imagined in my darkest childhood hatred ;-). The pattern of freak outs ended up with a frequency of 3-4 days, in which i watched her build up her frustration about “not being able to understand my world”, and than unloading this frustration in my presence.
I was fine with that, as I had sensed in my first week of traveling, that I possibly would not come back for a very long time – which also included a big chance that I would not meet her alive again – so I saw it as my last chance for a personal service to our relationship. Now let’s be honest, with today’s technology even long-term physical distance would not make any difference to a family that is close, but in our family the principle of war against everything that is bigger than the single ones imagination was “the word”.nOn my last day of meeting with family members, I came to my mothers house in a state of deep sadness about my brothers absolutely ignorant behavior, and even more the abuse he showed for the brotherhood laws for the Golden Age of Aquarius (a collective human theme, that always sets off my inner alarm system when I see people breaking the hermetic laws). That is something, I can not explain to my mom – and she is not good in holding space for other peoples pain. I tried to avoid a last clash and asked her for some time and space on her balcony, to deal with my own feelings and left for a little conscious breathing session.

But than – like I said – she is not good in handling that other people insist on having feelings ;-). She exploded over the fact that I would allow myself to come to her house, in a state of need for myself – and not perfectly poised and ready to chit-chat with her. In a moment of totally loosing it, she screamed at me “in your presence I cut all my feelings off”; to later tell me in confidence, that she also thinks of me as “the Angel of Death” – because both, my brother and my father died, when I had visited my family. It took me about five month to understand and integrate the details, of how this moment of my life was an incredible blessing.
Time to realize, that the tapestry of this ultimate rejection, that had grown from the moment on I started building my little fetus body in her womb, would unveil the last karmic strings to me that had connected us. By now, a “freedom to naturally BE ME” is the domineering feeling in my life.
Last week I had the pleasure to receive a reading of my personal Maya Calender interpretation from a dear new friend of mine, the amazing artist Gerhild Resch. She has the amazing ability to channel in a shamanic journey, how the different qualities of ones inner powers are feeling and if they are in need of any adaptations. I will happily report about the incredible details she unveiled to me in another post, but lets just say a little right now. Her explanations opened with telling me, that she had ever only shared a world like mine for one time before during her long experience, and that was in a reading she did for a child. The world she discovered in my sacred heart, was in her words that of “Alice in Wonderland” ;-), and that is just how I feel my life to be.

Dear Ones, I recently ended a piece with the following words: “I hope you are filled with a spark of inspiration right now, that you are motivated to remember the wonderfully relaxed ways in which you have been playfully creating as a child, and that you will allow them to guide you to a new mindset. No matter if you are planing to become the most important innovator of the Golden Age of Aquarius, or if you are just looking for new ideas to create your personal life, a playful approach is always helpful”. And believe me when I am saying with all my heart “I acknowledge what an incredibly blessed being I AM, to look at what I just shared with you and realize – I myself have very well followed my sparkling advice ;-)”!

Love and Blessings!
Edith

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