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Ever-Flowing Streams: Tapping into Healing Energy

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Ain't Love Grand?

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Steve Jobs, A Cautionary Tale
10/6/2011 1:16:45 PM
Steve Jobs may be an example of "be careful what you wish for."

Steve Jobs, A Cautionary Tale was originally posted at Supernal Living with Dana Taylor at www.definitelydana.wordpress.com

A couple days ago my friend, Sue, and I got together for a Supernal Session. These are times we meditate, pray and send healing energy to people and the planet. Each session is an adventure. We never know what might happen. Sue is growing increasingly clairaudient—she hears messages or receives blocks of information. Sometimes we pass them on; sometimes they are cryptic and we wonder what we’re supposed glean from them. This week she received “As Within, So Without.” It came through almost as a chant, aswithin, sowithout over and over. When the session was over, we Googled the phrase. Turns out an ancient Greek poet named Hermessianex penned it about 3,000 years ago.

 Huh. Interesting. Obviously a referral to manifesting and “creating your own reality” as the current lingo goes. So, why now the message? No clue.

 Until last night. I watched the coverage of Steve Jobs passing, knowing a huge influence on all our lives had departed. CNN played a lengthy clip of his 2005 commencement speech. He speaks of the power of death—“Death is the very likely best invention of life. All pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure, these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.” He also said he looked in the mirror  and asked him something to the effect “If this is my last day on earth, will I be spending my time doing what I think is truly important?” He said he asked himself that question every day and if the answer was “no” too many days in a row, he made a change in his activities.

 Can you see how Steve Jobs set himself up for an eight year battle with pancreatic cancer? He imagined facing death every day. It was a motivational tool for him.

It ultimately became his reality. As Within, So Without.

Undoubtedly, the 2003 cancer diagnosis propelled Steve into action and changed our world with i-pods, i-phones, and i-pads.

 But, it came at a high cost. A liver transplant is no walk in the park. Anti-rejection drugs can be debilitating. Only Steve and his family know the personal hell he walked through to keep his vision going. I wish someone had clued Steve in early on about the danger of his daily death battle. Surely there could have been some other powerful imagery to propel him to do great things.

 So, Steve Jobs stands as a cautionary tale for me. A great visionary with the ability to manifest his best dreams and his worst fears.  As Within, So Without.



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More Blogs by Dana Taylor
• Free Land! A Mad Dash for the American Dream - Tuesday, April 22, 2014
• Time for a Latina Heroine - Sunday, April 13, 2014
• OK Spirit Shines in "Proud Heart" - Friday, April 11, 2014
• The People's Republic of Amazon - Saturday, October 27, 2012
• Praise and Punishment--Customer Reviews - Thursday, January 05, 2012
• DaSample: Hope for the Holidays - Saturday, December 03, 2011
• DaSample: Shiny Green Shoes - Friday, November 11, 2011
• Run, Maddie, run! - Monday, October 31, 2011
• When Women Share A Vision - Friday, October 07, 2011
•  Steve Jobs, A Cautionary Tale - Thursday, October 06, 2011  
• DaSample: "Royal Rebel" The Jousting Tournament - Friday, September 02, 2011
• DaSample: I Can't Get Next To You by Chicki Brown - Tuesday, August 23, 2011
• Meet the Funny Ladies - Saturday, August 06, 2011
• DaSample: "Devil Moon: A Mystic Romance" - Friday, July 29, 2011
• DaSample: Return of the Runaway Bride by Donna Fasano - Wednesday, July 06, 2011
• SundaySample: "Ain't Love Grand?" - Sunday, July 03, 2011
• Da Sample: Ever-Flowing Streams: Christ, Reiki, Reincarnation & Me - Friday, July 01, 2011
• DaSample: Where Dreams are Born by Joyce DeBacco - Friday, June 17, 2011
• Dana's Metro-rail Adventure - Sunday, June 12, 2011
• Sample Sunday: "Ain't Love Grand?" - Saturday, April 09, 2011
• DaSample: "Devil Moon: A Mystic Romance" - Friday, April 01, 2011
• SampleSunday: Ain't Love Grand? - Saturday, March 05, 2011
• DaSample: Fourteen Days Later by Sibel Hodge - Thursday, March 03, 2011
• DaSample: Matchmakers 2.0 by Debora Geary - Wednesday, March 02, 2011
• DaSample: Secrets of Midnight by Miriam Minger - Monday, February 28, 2011
• Sat. Sample--Devil Moon: A Mystic Romance - Friday, February 25, 2011
• Sample Sunday-- "Ain't Love Grand?" - Sunday, February 20, 2011
• Sample Sunday--Devil Moon: A Mystic Romance - Sunday, February 13, 2011
• Sample Sunday--Devil Moon: A Mystic Romance - Sunday, January 16, 2011
• DaSample: Second Chances by Valerie Maarten - Tuesday, January 11, 2011
• DaSample: Devil Moon: A Mystic Romance - Saturday, January 08, 2011


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