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Family In The Love Based Economy

We begin an in depth look at each aspect of the Love Based Economy (LBE) starting with family, because family is central to most every society in the world today.  For our discussion relating family to the Love Based Economy we are speaking of birth family, those persons related by bloodlines.  Although many children are orphaned and are raised by loving souls who deserve the title of mother and father just as much as anyone does.  It has always been my belief that all humans are family.  Please know that those whom you consider family because they fit the role are by all means your family. 

Historically speaking the birth family is a unit that acts as one, each person supporting the others in one way or another, even if that means being the antagonist.  Family’s stick together and learn from each other in very deep ways.  The potential for spiritual growth is greatest with the birth family because the ties run deep and so many traits are shared between members. 

Your parents are closest to you because you are cut from the same mold so to speak. This close connection serves you by showing you who you are.  It is like having a blueprint to work from, or a starting point.  Where you go and what you do with your life as you grow is free will.  Your choice!   These choices were carefully made before you were born so that your life would have a guiding path.

What many couples fail to realize or at least heed is the influence of their relationship on the children.  The children learn to love by watching the parents!  So if your parents were not very good at loving each other, the children will look elsewhere for role models, the grandparents, neighbors, teachers, coaches, clergy, and public figures like movie stars, athletes and politicians. 

It is rare these days for anyone to actually teach how to love, what a good relationship is or the meaning of it all.  This role has traditionally been the parent’s job, although clergy and spiritual leaders do also teach love.  And there is no guarantee that they have it figured out!  If the child is paying attention life it-self will teach Love.  One of the most valuable gifts you can give your children is to have a healthy relationship with your partner so they can learn from you.  Telling someone facts or giving instructions means little unless it is backed up with experience, either direct or indirect. 

Siblings are also our teachers as they provide support and test us constantly to help us gauge where we stand in our understanding.  It is important to understand that one person’s mistakes can be another person’s perfect action.  Plus if your sibling does things one way, you have the freedom to do it your way or follow their lead.  We are indeed all in this together. 

The other point that needs be stressed here is that there is no right or wrong way to love!   Most of us learn by trial and error, as long as you keep on putting yourself out there and stay aware of what is working for you and what is not. 

In the new economy it is imperative to stay awake and aware.  The dynamics of the family will be similar, but the one thing that will change is our definition of family per se.  It will no longer be restricted to birth family and will encompass all other human beings.  Birthright will take on a wider more encompassing meaning.  A LBE depends on each member supporting each other, as family members do.  This means doing what you can to assist others and maintaining an open and welcoming policy in your home. 

Every human being is a reflection of the One and seeing them in that light is pivotal to a LBE.  Many stories have been written over the years that demonstrate this in both the positive (what to do), and in the negative (what not to do), however few of these stories actually have true unconditional love demonstrated.  We know it when we experience it because the feeling of Joy lifts us, literally en-lightening us, giving the feeling of floating and being energized from within. 

In the future I see the centralized birth family being de-emphasized and a more universal family approach taking center stage, because as we evolve the lessons we learn from family will be less prevalent.  Our learning will extend further from the doorway (Family).  As a higher evolved being the feeling of safety and security is extended out to include the community and beyond.  A loving being living in a loving world has no enemies.

🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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The Human Family

There is no such thing as strangers, only friends you have not yet met.  You have probably herd this saying which is very true, but have you considered that it applies to family as well?  When we talk we will often include “family and friends”.  Could this be because in essence they are the same?

Biologically speaking humans are classified in the following manner,

kingdom-Animalia, means humans are animals.

phylum- Chordata, means they have a spinal cord.

class –Mammalia, means they feed their children milk, have hair, and give birth to live young.

order-Primates, means mammals including humans, apes, monkeys, lemurs, and living and extinct related forms that are all thought to be derived from generalized arboreal ancestors and that are in general characterized by increasing perfection of binocular vision, specialization of the appendages for grasping, and enlargement and differentiation of the brain. (Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary, © 2007)

family-Hominidae – includes extant (living) and extinct humans, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans. (

genus-Homo, means bipedal primates that includes modern humans and several extinct forms, distinguished by their large brains and a dependence upon tools. (

species-Sapiens, means modern humans.

From a biological perspective humans are only one in a vast array of animals and other life forms!  Why is this important?  Because our dependence upon tools, namely the ego mind has lead us to believe that we are superior and that all other creatures must bow to our presence.  Even among other humans an order of supremacy exists, often to the detriment of many fellow humans.  I don’t need to tell you how this system works since you are no doubt intimately aware of its intricacies. 

The message of this blog today is that of family.  What is family and how do you fit into it?  This depends on your perspective of course, as all things do.  From the biological perspective your family is all extant (living), and extinct humans, chimpanzees, gorillas, and organgutans, or the large apes.  To simplify, you are a large ape!  Put that large ego mind of yours aside and consider this.  You are a part of a much larger eco-system here on earth, a member of a larger family called the large apes.  Are you getting along well with your family? 

Looking closer now at just the species, Sapiens, family means something different, “the basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not: the traditional family.” (  If you look up this word you will find that it has several other meanings as well.  One of those includes humans identifying together as a group whether they live together or not.  So what this means is that your birth family (parents and children), those related to you by blood are not your only family. 

If you are an orphan you don’t even know who these people are!  Is it important?  Not unless you make it so.  My mother was an orphan and I asked her about this.  I could see that she would like to have known, but that ultimately it did not matter.  She is who she believes herself to be.  We are all related through the biological family, and who you are loved by or raised by makes a big difference.  Yes, your birth family does play a big role if they are the ones who raised you.  First and foremost is how you identify.  Who you feel yourself to be, is who you are.  The genetic code of your make up does play a part in the picture but this can change due to the environment in which you grow up!  Science has now proven that the environment affects your DNA makeup.

Part of growing up and maturing is to step back and get the big picture so you can see where you fit in.  What it all comes down to is that your choice plays a big role in where that is!  If for some reason you decide you don’t like who you have become, then take what you have and choose again.  Be the person you envision.  We each fit in together as we are all family.

🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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Who Do You Know?

Relationships are funny things and often we think that it is all about us when in fact it is never about us.  It is about them, but not in the way you may think.  How well do you know your mother, sister, daughter or partner? 

Who are these people we spend our entire lives with?  Have they ever done something that shocked you or threw you off track?  Have they ever said something that had you questioning where those words came from?  I think we all have and the heart of the issue is simply that you have many people in your life, but whether you truly know them is doubtful.  The person you know is yourself.  Or at least that is the person you are attempting to get to know.  In the last blog we talked about relationships and today we are covering the ultimate relationship.  The one you have with yourself. 

Identity is as multifaceted as your life.  How we see ourselves is often very different than how others see you.  When we are young our self image is limited and we look to others to show us who we are.  Early childhood and early adulthood is often an exercise in musical chairs.  We try on many different roles, hang with many different groups, and try many different experiences in an attempt to discover who we truly are.  Where do I fit in?  Is often the question you ask yourself.  My question to you is this a fair question?  Are you supposed to “fit in” someplace like a puzzle?  Life can be puzzling I admit, but I really do not think it is about them. 

YOU are what it is all about.  How you see yourself is what matters, and you get to choose where you “fit in”.  Of course this is not an easy task and often takes all your life to find what is comfortable for you.  What if that person you wake up next to each morning, that person you share dinner with in the evening and the persons you grew up calling family are not who you thought they were.  What if they are simply a reflection of you?  No they are not you, but they do represent an important aspect of you.  Your partner is in your life because you are attracted to each other, not just physically, but intellectually and emotionally.  Your vibrational signatures are vibrating in harmony like the yin and yang balance each other or like poles on a magnet. 

I have discovered something miraculous about life,… you cannot get lost!  You can feel lost, you can believe that you are lost, you can even have others believe that you are lost, but ultimately you always get to where you were headed sooner or later. We have a GPS (God Possibility System) system built right in and it works for every aspect of your life.  Looking for the perfect relationship?  Listen to your heart and feel the answer.  Looking for the way home?  Intuition will guide you.  Looking to find out who you are?  Look to your partner, friends and family!  Let go, listen and Love.

🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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Family of One

The future of our society here in the USA is in question and I feel this is a good thing.  This depressionary period we are going through right now is a result of the decisions we have made so far.  We are being forced to re-think all the aspects of how we live, so where are we headed?  It is up to you.  Quite simply our decisions are what determine our outcomes or experiences.  Let me ask you a question, How involved are you in your community?  Do you know the person living across the street?  What is your hair stylists name?  How many different doctors have you seen in the past year?  How many relationships do you have, including anyone who you know by name and see more than once in your life?  These relationships are what make our lives meaningful and give depth to our lives. 

Society seems so caught up in “family” and “family values” of which I would like to point out are the vary values that are destroying our county!  The mentality that anyone is more important than anyone else makes us weaker and puts us in competition and conflict. 

The human race is a family in itself and in order for our family to thrive we must be working in harmony and in the best interest of all.  Society today teaches us that the persons that birthed you into the world are the most important people of all and that you owe them your very life!  Doesn’t this seem absurd to you?  We all play important roles in each other’s lives and that is wonderful, but to owe your life to another person is not how the system works. 

Our core family, the ones who we were born with are basically volunteers and members of your soul group who work together to grow Spiritually.  I am very grateful for my parents and appreciate the Love, guidance and support they have offered me over the years, but it does not mean that I owe them anything and I also understand that they are volunteers who owe me nothing!  They do what they do out of Love, which is a great model for everyone else in our lives.  I had a motto when I worked in the hospital industry, “I treat my patients like they are family”, which in all reality they are!  We are a family of One, one human race.  I even expand that to include all animals and plants, because we are all a part of a whole system, planet earth. 

The point I would like to leave you with today is that Community is important to the health and well being of our entire planet and we each need to participate for a community to exist.  The nuclear family that you are born into plays its role in your development but it is NOT the most important part!  The most important part is to realize that we are ALL family and to treat each other as such. 

🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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