This isn’t the first time we’ve come to this crossroad, you know. We’ve been here before. And each time we get to this place we swear that we’re never going to slide backward again. We make an oath that this time, we’re going to move forward. The evolutionary journey of humanity is not going to stop here, and reverse course, ever again.

And then — in the past, at least — it has done just that. Our forward motion has been stopped dead in its tracks, and we’ve taken the species right back hundreds, if not thousands, of years. On at least one occasion, we took it right back to its origins.

All of this has happened every time we have reached the stage in our development as a species of sentient beings where our technology, our science, our medicine, our very human genius, outstripped our human understanding of how to best use it. And so we destroyed much of our planet, and most of the inhabitants of it.

We are about to do it again. But do we have to do it again? Is there no other way for our species to evolve than for us to insist on using the Two-Steps-Forward/One-Step-Backward method?

People in the power centers in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang and the U.S. capital of Washington D.C. are about to answer that question. But not them and them alone. Others are now addressing, and will soon be answering, that question as well.

These others include the Earth’s political figures as the authors and thus the authorities of our governance, the captains of business and industry as the drivers of our economies, the Earth’s ecological experts as the protectors of our environment, the globe’s medical establishment and its scientists as the guardians of our health and the creators our potential, the planet’s educators as the producers of our future, the leaders of the world’s religions as the pronouncers and the validators of our beliefs, and individuals around the world as the determiners of our values.

So far, the people in these positions of influence have not done a very good job. Not one of the systems, institutions and devices they have put into place to create a better life for us all is producing this result.  Our political systems clearly are not working. Our economic systems clearly are not working.  Our ecological systems clearly are not working. Our health care systems clearly are not working. Our educational systems clearly are not working. Our social systems clearly are not working. Our spiritual systems clearly are not working.

Nothing our human society has created is producing the outcomes that were intended. It is worse than that. They are actually producing exactly the opposite.

Our political systems are producing too much disarray. Our economic systems are producing too much poverty. Our ecological systems are producing too much environmental degradation. Our health care systems are producing too much inequality of access to modern medicines and health care services. Our educational systems are producing too much incomprehension. Our social systems are producing too much disparity and injustice. And, saddest of all, our spiritual systems are producing far, far too much intolerance, anger, hatred, and violence.

What gives here?

Isn’t it time to ask, “Is it possible that there is something we don’t fully understand about God and about Life, the understanding of which would change everything?

“What’s going on with the human race that it cannot see, even as it looks right at itself? Where is our blind spot?

Do we have to ignite another massive war? Do we have to blow ourselves to kingdom come and start the whole process of civilizing civilization all over again? What will it take for us to stop this endless, insane process?

Are you willing to join in working to bring this endless cycle to an end?

IN THE NEXT POST: Humanity’s Blind Spot, and what you can do to help heal it.

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  • Is it possible that all the systems were designed with the tought of what NOT to be, and have been so busy on what they do NOT want that they are just getting exactly that?

    Or, put the other way around, could the key be to design a system that adresses exactly what we want instead of being directed against what we don’t want?

    See the double negative there. Double negatives result in a positive: Against what we do not want leads exactly to what we do not want in the fisrt place. An economy that is meant against poverty/inequality emphasizes poverty, puts it attention on inequality, and creates or mantains the fudamental idea of “lack” in order to exist.

    Treaties against arms and weapons require the belief in the importance of arms and weapons to exist. Therefore the mindset must be changed in order to create a treaty FOR peace that will as a secondsary result make the power that WE have placed on arms and weapons unnecesary, Otherwise we will continue to be placed at the foot of our own belief in an arms and weapons as anihilators of life.

    If we are to change the results of our intentions, we need to clarify our intentions and act accordingly. The rest follows suit.

    The question is, are we oout of time now?

  • kharisma

    no. we dont have to continue this cycle………we can choose another path a different way of doing things lets choose it…together : )

    • Let us break this cycle of humanity repeating itself to prove that what is wrong will be right if done over. Let’s be new,

  • Strictly speaking, there seem to be a great deal of people taken or invested in ways which do not serve mankind. Or so it seems, could it also be the old redundant ways are falling apart taking everyone with them that cling on to them? Is it not also a possibility new ways are on the rise, uplifting with them many who are inspired to live a better life?

    • NealeDonaldWalsch

      My dear Ruerd…in the book The Only Thing That Matters, the first paragraph says….”98% of the world’s people are spending 98% of their time on things that don’t matter.” The book goes on to explore what does matter…indeed, the only thing that matters. i hope you and everyone you know will read this book. I am serializing it every day on my Facebook page, so that people may access the information at no cost. Just go to…

      If you wish to obtain your own copy, it is available from all online booksellers, such as I consider it to be the most important book I have produced since Conversations with God-Book 1. I hope we can begin a Conversation of the Century around this book and its ideas for all of humanity. I send you love.


  • I think we, as a nation, are stuck in our old beliefs and haven’t got a clue to how to make it better. We just don’t know how to create a better nation, so we grasp onto the things we already know, knowing all too well it doesn’t “work” for the peoples. I think a shift in their understanding is needed (greatly needed) in order to see things differently, to find other solutions, real solutions not band aids, to problems, real problems, in the entire world. I’m just still going over this “problem” of mine on how to get these influential people of our nations to see there is another way. I can show and demonstrate this kind of behavior that does work in my own community, but I also think it takes time to let this behavior reach the governmental institutions. As long as we start with ourselves, and Be the Source, at least that would be a start. If I don’t start this behavior in my community, than who will? I say it is time for action, and that action will start with the Self, with me, to the best of my knowledge and for the good of everyone and everything. After all, We Are All One. I don’t have to wait until someone else will step up and act on my behalf. Someone’s got to do something, mind as well be me.

    I think this is the kind of mindset that is lacking in the world which makes all of the nations return or rather keep getting stuck in their ways. This results in the same patterns all over the world, like war, famine, ecological destruction, drought, overconsumption, and so forth. Take your pick really. It could be so much better for everyone and I suggest we do it ourselves first. Hey, if and when we know, we actually Know, better, shouldn’t we give the best example? I think we should. I invite you all to join me.

    • NealeDonaldWalsch

      I agree with you profoundly, Margot, that a shift in understanding is exactly what is needed. The question is, how to create that? I believe that we can do it if those of us who are clear about the new understanding (which is really an old understanding) and what it can offer humanity. That is what the Evolution Revolution is all about. It is about the civilizing of civilization, once and for all. What this takes is people simply getting together an talking about it.

      As I said to Erin, above…we can begin local conversations in people’s houses, then action in people’s communities, as part of this global process. To get things going, start a Conversation of the Century action group where you live.

      Every major change in human history has begun with a conversation. Write to me
      and you’ll hear back from a member of our team who will tell you how we can
      turn our conversation into humanity’s most important spiritual activism in a
      hundred years. I’ll join your group by conference call, and we’ll talk together
      about action steps we can all take to ignite an Evolution Revolution. I’ll wait for your note asking about how to
      start a Conversation of the Century group. Send your note to…


      • Just sent out this email, Neale.

        Thanks for this suggestion. I know it is needed.

  • 2013, 2014 and 2015 are the years of the Heart.

    The years of Unconditional Love.

    The years of understanding and forgiveness.

    The years of faith.

    The new energy is unfolding now: the female energy is helping us to change our destiny.

    This is a time of great change and we, Humanity, choose how much we
    want to change. There is a big responsibility now for all of us.

    If somebody is hungry, if somebody is lost, if somebody is not loved,
    we must understand that we are now ONE. We cannot remain blind now to
    what is around us. Our Mother Earth is helping and loving us but now we
    must be ONE Heart, ONE energy, ONE Love.

    We can no longer promote anger and fear. We are now totally in another energy.

    More than anything, be kind to yourself, forgive yourself and love
    yourself now. If you make a commitment to 2013, 2014 and 2015, make it
    to forgive yourself and love yourself and all around you. Be kind to
    yourself and be kind to the community. Love Mother Earth and open your

    Now is the time for you to speak the truth: make your real feelings
    and beliefs known. Speak your truth with love. Reveal who you really are
    to yourself and others. Allow other people to see your true nature. You
    will be spiritually supported by the Ascended Masters.

    Your relationships will deepen because you will know that you are
    loved for who you really are. Trust that your authentic self is lovable
    and likable. Allow others to get to know the real you. Let go of
    judgments about yourself or others.

    You have nothing to fear. A new flow of prosperity is supporting you
    and your loved ones. You have the support to make a desired life change
    right now.

    Now every situation offers opportunities to grow and learn. Know that
    everything is in Divine and perfect order. Remember that your clear and
    focused intentions, prayers and action steps all create the
    manifestations you desire. Have faith now in a positive outcome.

    Now is the time to balance yourself. Balance your male and female
    energy by practicing both giving and receiving daily. Forgive yourself
    for what you may have done or not done. Have compassion for everyone
    around you. It is time to let go of struggle, anger and resentment.
    Trust that the Universe is supporting you and it is on your side.

    As Drunvalo said; we are about to enter a window of the time that has
    no name, but is inside the Mayan END OF TIME window that was connected
    to December 21, 2012 and will end in about three years. This window
    begins on February 18th, 2013 and continues for about three and a half
    months until June 2nd, 2013. However, it could last as long as until the
    end of August if the circumstances change. From a Mayan point of view,
    we must be ready to move into ascension at any moment over the next
    three years or so. This means staying in meditation, and keeping your
    heart light as a feather and interconnected to your brain.

    Having started out on the way of spiritual life, having accepted your
    spiritual assignment here, do not fear the dangers of human
    forgetfulness and mortal inconstancy, do not be troubled with doubts of
    failure or by perplexing confusion, do not falter and question your
    status and standing, because in every dark hour, at every crossroad in
    the forward struggle, the Spirit of Truth will always speak, saying,
    “This is the way.”

  • This is me…Erin/IAm.
    The “Blind Spot” was made quite clear within the U.S. Declaration of Independence:
    “…all experience hath shewn that mankind is more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.”
    We are historical wimps…fully conditioned, easily distracted from focus otherwise, easily accepting of propaganda as truth…Perfect little followers willing to work their lifetimes away & whole-heartedly fight for that which holds them from grander experience.
    If you continue reading this short & ‘enlightening’ piece of correspondence…a conversation via super snail mail…There is a list of atrocities by their King, which inspired it…Most are again true of today’s leaderships. This conversation began a revolution, btw.
    Human history will continue to run in circles of sameness as long as humanity allows Itself to have one foot nailed to the ground…Pull the nail already!…for Heaven’s sake! (literally).
    I would so love to be a fly on the wall of a Bilderberg-type meeting. What IS the agenda of these secret few? Are All going according to ‘their plan’? Obviously, All have worked for them for centuries…Why should They “abolish forms to which they are accustomed”…especially when They feel they are ‘right’…especially when We give them their power to ‘be right’?
    idk, Peeps…I See a verrry interesting year, & times ahead, in processes that will either hold our defines as a “to be continued” chapter, or a ‘New Testament’ entirely. Obviously, This has been done ‘before’, as well…hmmm…Look forward to Neale’s take on the “B.S.”. 😀

    • NealeDonaldWalsch

      Erin…I am opting for “a New Testament entirely,” and am in the midst of producing one for the consideration of humanity. Let’s begin local conversations in people’s houses, then action in people’s communities, as part of what I call the civilizing of civilization. To get this process going, start a Conversation of the Century action group where you live.

      Every major change in human history has begun with a conversation. Write to me
      and you’ll hear back from a member of our team who will tell you how we can
      turn our conversation into humanity’s most important spiritual activism in a
      hundred years. I’ll join your group by conference call, and we’ll talk together
      about action steps we can all take to ignite an Evolution Revolution. I’ll wait for your note asking about how to start a Conversation of the Century group. Send your note to…


  • politics

    Would you like to know what I see when I look at the World?

    An ever increasing opportunity for the rational existence of diverse cultures coming together in a better understanding of Life, in their own way. Now granted there are those that seem fit to be in the extreme right of knowing their way is the only way, but the consequences of those actions are easily readable by seeing how the effects ripple into a World that is itself just beginning to show what is really important.

    How you ask?

    Take for example how the U.S and China, two entirely different cultures with differing views on how to sustain a meaningful life, are coming together in agreement with how to handle any situations that arise from those that see everyone else as the aggressor. Granted the perspectives between the two are somewhat favorable to their own side, but the key is Diplomacy has taken precedence in the matter.

    If you ask me, this is a major jump in the right direction towards sustaining any alliance of peaceful and rational respect for one another. Albeit the sincerity between the two is small, but entirely effective in the long term if you consider the… PAST.

    I once heard the most profound truth when I was a child. It went something like this, “how can we fix it, if we don’t know how or what broke it”?

    Believe it or not, we are seeing this scenario being played out on all levels of the playing field and we know that the answers come from ways that are usually bypassed, until now.

    Resistance has a knack of showing up in the most unexpected ways, it is up to those that are willing to realize this, that are asked to persevere.

    I once read a great quote in a book that was Divinely expressed,

    “Let go and Let God”


    Can anybody name this book?

    • “Let go and let God” is a quote from one of Neale’s books. I’m thinking either Book 2 or one of the later ones, Tomorrow’s God or The New Revelations. Not sure which one actually but will get back to you and look it up first to be sure.